Sleeping on the incorrect pillow is commonly the reason for neck and again ache. Here Sammy Margo, of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (and creator of The Good Sleep Guide), helps you select the most effective choices.
Mediflow Water Pillow
£45-50, amazon.co.uk; houseofbathco.uk
This has an in-built pouch which is crammed with water. It’s been clinically proven to scale back the depth of morning neck ache.
Expert remark: A nice adjustable pillow for individuals who sleep on their sides. It moulds to help the hole between the neck and shoulder. Soft however supporting.
Sleep effectively: Changing your pillow might make all of the distinction
Mixed response: Some discovered the Harley pillow’s reminiscence foam made their neck ache worse, whereas others liked it
Harley Neck Care Designer Pillow
£45.95, physiosupplies.com; spinalproducts.co.uk
Said to be Britain’s top-selling orthopaedic pillow and designed with a slope, so your neck has extra help. It’s constituted of reminiscence foam, which retains the form of a person’s head.
Expert remark: Lots of purchasers discovered reminiscence foam made their neck ache worse, whereas a number of others liked it. The curve of this one isn’t snug.
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The White Company Platinum Hungarian Goose Down Pillow
This makes no orthopaedic claims, however is described as blissfully cozy.
Expert remark: Expensive, however luxurious. You can mould and form the pillow to fit your wants as a result of it’s so smooth and malleable. Doesn’t actually provide firmness.
Good design: The egg field form of the Extra Touch pillow creates a therapeutic massage impact
Extra Touch Cervical Neck Support Pillow
This pillow has a ‘lumbar roll’, a pillar-like construction inside which is meant to maintain the neck and backbone in a straight line. The floor is bumpy, like an egg field to permit additional air circulate across the head and neck, and creates a therapeutic massage impact.
Expert remark: You can get simply pretty much as good a outcome by rolling up a hand towel inside your pillowcase. The egg field design is nice, although.
Simple polyester hollowfibre cushion that can be utilized as a pillow.
Expert remark: This was simply as snug as all of the others and it simply goes to indicate you don’t should pay a fortune. However, it’ll want renewing extra usually.
Unpopular: The Tempur pillow does not contour to the neck and head
Tempur Neck Pillow
Made of visco-elastic foam, which heats up round strain factors comparable to shoulders, then softens at these factors to make it malleable.
Expert remark: I’m not a fan of this pillow because it doesn’t contour to the neck and head. Ladies approaching the menopause discover it too heat, others say it smells of chemical compounds.