On your side, a pillow between the knees will keep your legs and pelvis level. Think about being on your side if one leg flops well over the other, your pelvis is forced into rotation. The name of the game is to keep pressure off of nerves, and keeping the spine in alignment does this.
One more thing to keep in mind, just like the muscles, but is true for the spine as well, is that it's completely connected. For example, if your cervical curve (neck alignment) is just right then your thoracic curvature maintains better alignment. The lumber spine then can stay in good position. That being said, it's a good idea to use a chiropractic neck pillow too.
These are a couple tricks with a pillow to help keep your back relaxed and without nerve pressure, therefore without pain. Happy sleeping!
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