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How to Avoid a Trapped Arm in Bed

This video caught my attention with the title “How to avoid a trapped arm whilst cuddling in bed“. I knew I had to watch this video just to see what this was all about.

I have definitely experienced it and I’m sure you have. It is that feeling when you’re laying in bed snuggling or cuddling a girlfriend or wife and your arm gets trapped underneath their head. You then get a loss of feeling in the hand and arm. It is not a nice feeling at all. So watch the video below to get some tips on “How to avoid a trapped arm whilst cuddling in bed” 🙂

How to Avoid a Trapped Arm whilst Cuddling in Bed

The different tips to avoid that dead arm or pins and needles feeling in your hand are:

  1. Classic spoon,
  2. Shoulder roll,
  3. The superman,
  4. The star gazer,
  5. The pragmatic approach.

Even those this video is a comedy and funny to watch there are some good sleep positions to try to minimise the risk of getting that trapped nerve in your arm making a dead arm feeling. By the way the anatomical problem is more a pinching of the major blood vessels into the arm not the nerve. A related condition is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.

So have you tried the different sleep positions to help keep your arm awake? Which is your favourite out the lot? Let me know in a comment below.

  • Glad you liked it, so did I

  • MilesConnor

    this is one of the most funniest videos 🙂