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Relax and Rest

Relax and Rest

Picture of how to do the relax-and-rest position
  • Lie on your back with a rolled towel under your neck and a pillow under your knees. Extend your arms comfortably to your sides.
  • Relax and breathe normally.
  • Remain in this position for about 10 minutes.
  • If you can, do this 2 or 3 times each day.

Current as of: July 1, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Joan Rigg PT, OCS - Physical Therapy

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