Many people know about the existence of orthopedic pillows, but they believe that they are needed only for people who have osteochondrosis or problems with the spine. Let’s figure out why and who needs orthopedic pillows.
An ordinary sleep pillow performs one function — supporting the head during rest, while an orthopedic pillow is designed not only to support the neck and head, but to provide the person with the correct comfortable position, without tipping or excessive bending of the neck. Of the advantages of using orthopedic pillows, it is worth noting the normalization of blood circulation, the reduction in the frequency of headaches, the maintenance of correct posture and the overall improvement in human health due to quality sleep. Thus, the use of special pillows will benefit any person, besides, orthopedic pillows have no contraindications, except that your doctor will prohibit its use due to problems with the spine, but such cases are extremely rare.
Yes, orthopedic pillows will not be as soft as feather pillows, but they should not. On the contrary, the pillow filler should be moderately elastic, follow the contours of the neck and head and provide uniform support in any position, which cannot be said about ordinary pillows, which have to be corrected several times a night, when changing body position.
Such pillows can be of a special curved shape or square. And while wave pillows are made from a variety of materials, square pillows should only be made from memory, tempura, owl foam, or natural latex.
By the way, about memory or pillows with a memory effect. Memory Foam pillows (mememoriform) use a special filler that does not create back pressure on the neck and head, but pliantly takes their shape. The foam structure of such pillows sags under the influence of body heat only in those places where pressure is applied to them, while the rest of the pillow remains elastic and seems to envelop the head, delicately supporting it.
For example, the Trives T511M pillow with memory effect perfectly performs all the functions of orthopedic pillows, in addition, it has a pillowcase impregnated with aloe vera, the beneficial properties of which are widely known and remain for many washes. Aloe impregnation has a beneficial effect on the skin, and the pillowcase itself has a pleasant soft texture.