The book I was referring to is The Arthritis Helpbook by Lorig and Fries, pp 245-246.

They say ... care should be taken not to maintain this position continuously. If you have knee problems, check with your doctor before using a pillow under your knees, even for a short period, as it can cause knee contractures.

When I read this, I stopped the pillow under my knees because my RA has affected my knees.


Rheumatoid Arthritis
Methotrexate, Celebrex, Plaquenil