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  • Bob and Brad, the two most famous

  • Physical therapists on the Internet. ♪

  • - I am pumped, Brad.

  • Hi Folks, I am Bob Schrupp, Physical Therapist.

  • - Brad Heineck, Physical Therapist.

  • - Together, we're the most famous physical therapists

  • on the Internet.

  • - In our opinion, of course, Bob.

  • - Shoulder pain, question mark.

  • Never sleep in these three positions.

  • Do this instead.

  • - Right, we're gonna show the appropriate way to do it,

  • make yourself happy and more sleep.

  • - More sleep?

  • - More sleep if you do it the we say, well.

  • - More sleepy?

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  • and what are we giving away Lonnie?

  • Whoah!

  • - Wow, good hands Bob!

  • - Good hands, don't I?

  • We got the Renfroe Massage Pillow.

  • Now, Brad's gonna show it right here.

  • This is pretty cool.

  • This device is not very expensive,

  • but yet you can use it to do the back and the neck,

  • and you can even do your legs with it.

  • - Right, it slides up and down on the seat,

  • it has a Velcro strap if you choose,

  • otherwise you can put it in the chair without that,

  • and it's very nice, Bob.

  • - Yeah, works very well.

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  • - There you go, Bob.

  • - All right, Brad, take it away.

  • What are we talking about today?

  • - Oh, I'll get, it feels good.

  • - Oh.

  • - Oh! Sorry, yeah, shoulder joint.

  • Now the shoulder joint is a shallow socket,

  • and it's sensitive when it does not stay in the joint

  • and it's pushed off to the side, so pressure on the joint,

  • especially when it's irritated for whatever reason

  • is really gonna flare it up.

  • - You can also get impingement at night if you sleep wrong.

  • - Exactly right.

  • - So one of the most common things that people do,

  • and they don't do it on purpose, including myself,

  • is they'll roll over on the shore, sore shoulder.

  • - I knew you were gonna do that.

  • I knew you were gonna say shore soulder.

  • - (laughs) yeah, its a tongue twister.

  • - (laughs) yeah.

  • - And when that happens, the pressure goes on,

  • oftentimes it puts it slightly out of position,

  • pinches or cuts the circulation off.

  • There's a number of things that can happen to cause pain.

  • - You're right, Brad, I am amazed how prevalent it is.

  • - Right.

  • - I mean, people with sore shoulders, I ask them,

  • you sleep on the shoulder? "Yeah."

  • - Does it hurt? "Yeah, wake up and it..."

  • - "Yeah, I wake up and it hurts."

  • So, it's not healing then.

  • - Right.

  • - You know, it needs time to heal.

  • - So, what is the option, and there is an option so you can

  • sleep on that side you been sleeping on your whole life

  • and you can't break your habit, and go ahead.

  • - All right, here they come, number one.

  • We'll go ahead and keep 'em rollin here, number two.

  • Number three.

  • Thank you, Lonnie, there you got it.

  • - Invest in some pillows.

  • - All right.

  • - But, actually, for sleeping on your side,

  • you don't need this many pillows.

  • You do need.

  • - A nice little throw pillow.

  • - Right.

  • Then use the pillow that you already have.

  • - Right. You might use two.

  • - Right.

  • - Because you're on your side,

  • and I do, I sleep like this every night,

  • I eat my own cooking, as they say.

  • - (laughs) right.

  • - I create a canal here, and by creating the canal,

  • now I'm taking the pressure more on my head and on

  • my thoracic area rather than the shoulder.

  • - Or kinda the ribcage.

  • - Or kinda the ribcage, right.

  • And, if you wanna, you can even roll back a little bit

  • so you're a little more onto your back.

  • - Sure.

  • - And that'll even take more pressure off the shoulder.

  • This really makes a big difference.

  • - Right.

  • - So if you feel like you just cannot get off that side.

  • - Yeah, go down there again once, Bob.

  • This is what I tell my patients,

  • it makes more sense to me.

  • You can either roll back or think about pulling

  • that shoulder forward a little bit.

  • It really does the same thing,

  • but it's just two ways of looking at it.

  • - Sure, gotcha.

  • - Good, so we got the pillow canal if you're gonna sleep

  • on the shore, uh, sore side.

  • - What to do instead of sleeping on the shore side,

  • sore side (laughs).

  • Now you got me doing it!

  • - (laughs loudly) it's killin' me.

  • - (laughs loudly) oh my god!

  • - Now, listen, lay down again, Bob.

  • - On my back or?

  • - No, same side.

  • - Okay.

  • - Let's say that now the opposite,

  • let's say your left shoulder is the sore side.

  • - This is the sore shoulder.

  • - So, this shoulder is sore,

  • and what we're going to do is say,

  • this is not so good either because, what happens?

  • - You don't want to sleep like this,

  • because you're starting to internally rotate your shoulder.

  • - Yep.

  • - And this is how we actually test for impingement,

  • and so you're actually impinging the shoulder

  • when it's like this.

  • A lot of people, when they have the shoulder that is sore,

  • they actually put their arm up on here and let it just

  • rest it here, but a good alternative, Brad,

  • would be what?

  • - Pillows.

  • - Right.

  • - You can use one, but two actually can work better.

  • - Two works a lot better.

  • - Mmmhmm.

  • - Because you can put one here,

  • and then you put one actually under the armpit

  • and the arm itself.

  • - Yeah.

  • - And this is just a really comfortable thing.

  • If you only have one, kind of this starts happening yet.

  • Or, you know, you go like this and still

  • you're kind of turned in yet, so you really need two, so.

  • - Right, so, because that puts the arm in a neutral position

  • and makes a big difference on the stress.

  • And we're talking about, you might not notice it when

  • you first lay down with that sore shoulder up,

  • but after an hour, when your sleeping,

  • and you got that stress on there, you wake up, ohhh!

  • - By the way, Brad and I invested in pillow companies

  • right before we started this program,

  • so we want it to spike up.

  • - (laughs) oh yeah, right.

  • - All right, what's next Brad?

  • - Oh, this is a big one, although we'll see,

  • we don't want you laying on your stomach,

  • and we're not a big promoter of stomach sleeping,

  • but if you do and then you put your arms overhead.

  • - Yeah.

  • - This is probably pretty obvious for most people.

  • Usually, people go like this, Bob

  • - Sure.