We had previously talked about the importance of a good mattress in combating back pain. Now let’s take a look at different pillows that could help you in avoiding both back pain and more critically neck pain.
Knee pillows are held inbetween your legs when sleeping, offering you an extra support rather than allowing your legs and lower body to collapse while body pillows are long enough to be enclosed by the whole body.
Neck pillows are perfect for those with cervical spine problems and travel pillows can be a lifesaver while you’re moving around. There are also lower back support pillows as well as pillows made of different materials that can be customized to your specific issues.
You can read more in detail about the different types of pillows which can help relieve back pain in the latest edition of Healing Education.
Also in this edition is a feature article on inflammatory foods that you ought to avoid if you suffer from sciatica or any kind of chronic pain.
So take a look at Healing Education’s exclusive coverage of the lower back and sciatica!