8 Sleep Tips for Easing Back, Neck and Shoulder Pain

A Hard Night’s Sleep

It seems unfair that a good night’s sleep, which would make you feel so much better, is so hard to attain when you’re suffering from back, neck or shoulder pain. If you’re willing to try a few new things, though, you might find some relief.

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