Sexual Positioning Following Back Surgery
This position is generally comfortable for either person with back surgery. If the woman has had surgery, a small pillow can be put under the low back to relieve stress. Pillows can also be used under the knees.
This position can be used for either a man or woman with back surgery. If the woman has had surgery, she can lie on her back with her buttocks near the edge of the bed, while her partner kneels in front of her. A pillow can be placed under the low back to relieve stress. Her feet must be firmly planted on the floor. She should avoid arching her back, keeping it level with the bed.
Alternate Side Lying Position
The partners can also face each other. The person with back surgery can drape their upper leg over their partner’s legs, taking care not to twist the spine.
This position works for either a man or woman with back surgery. If the woman has had surgery, she should lean on something firm and stay fairly upright to avoid bending or twisting of the spine. If the man has had back surgery, he should also avoid excessive bending or twisting motions.
Following back surgery, having sex can be satisfying and fulfilling. Pay attention to positioning and use comfort aids such as pillows. You’ll be enjoying sex again in no time!