Precautions and Positioning-RTKR
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Positioning in side lying


  • It is easier to keep your knee straight when sleeping on your back with a towel roll under your ankle than when sleeping on your side. However, you can sleep on your side provided your right knee is straight:

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  • Do not bend your right knee in this position:

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