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6 criteria and correct sleeping position of the pillow
- Dec 12, 2017 -

1. This is the most appropriate height

The ancients said "Peace of mind", for cervical spondylosis is not appropriate pillow. The person's neck is naturally curved forward, the head and the back spine are curved, and a certain height of pillow pads at bedtime can help maintain the natural curvature of the spine and neck, making the muscles and ligaments of the neck the most relaxed and comfortable. From a medical standpoint, pillow height of 8-10 cm is good, the highest do not exceed 15 cm, with the shoulder width can be, can not be slope-shaped, lying on the side of the head does not occur lateral flexion, the rough standard is, supine pillow high about a fist, side pillow height should be one punch plus two fingers.

2. Pillow Shape Selection

Cervical spondylosis in the selection of pillows in addition to the height of the consideration, the human head and back spine of the special shape of the shape of the pillow is also very important. Because of the limited curvature of the head and neck spine, it is best to choose the shape of a pillow to fit the curvature of the spine, so that the selected pillow should not be too wide. A properly shaped pillow can help restore the curvature of the spine.

3. Choice of length of pillow

Cervical Spondylosis Pillow selection should also pay attention to the length of the pillow should not be too long. The best length is 15 centimeters longer than your shoulder width. If the overall height of the pillow, shape and length, the ideal pillow should be like a saddle pillow, the length can be very good control in its two high, middle and low, and considering the human body sleep posture variability, the middle low can be applied to supine, two high can be applied to the side.

4. Pillow Hardness Choice

Cervical Spondylosis Pillow selection should also pay attention to the length of the pillow should not be too long. The best length is 15 centimeters longer than your shoulder width. If the overall height of the pillow, shape and length, the ideal pillow should be like a saddle pillow, the length can be very good control in its two high, middle and low, and considering the human body sleep posture variability, the middle low can be applied to supine, two high can be applied to the side.

5. Pillow Elasticity Choice

Cervical Spondylosis in the choice of pillow can not change so-called health care pillow and the emergence of "Spring pillow", "cushion pillow" deceived, so flexible pillow not only can not be health care will increase the symptoms of cervical spondylosis. A moderately resilient pillow can help the head and neck relax, relieve fatigue, and the elasticity of an elastic pillow can increase pressure on the head and neck muscles.

6. Pillow core content material is essential

Commonly used are: ① buckwheat skin: cheap, breathable good, can adjust the height of the pillow at any time. ② toadlike: Soft texture, good permeability, can be adjusted at any time. ③ Mung bean Shell: Not only good ventilation, but also cool solution, if the amount of tea or mint is better, but mainly for the summer. Other such as duck hair is also good, but the price is higher.