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Neck Pain Relief With Cozy Neck Pillows. Perfect for Travel and Kids

Updated on September 1, 2012

If you suffer from frequent episodes of neck pain; referred pain in the shoulders; nighttime neck problems; or morning pain or stiffness in the neck, your sleeping position may be at fault. You have to make some changes in your sleeping habbits and pillows!

The importance of neck pillows

In the East, people recognized long ago rigid small pillow, shaped more like bricks. Sleep on them is considered useful for the neck. Today, we have the opportunity to buy orthopedic pillow of the same forms but improved considerably. They are made of no soft feathers, but from foam neutral material. In the middle may be a small groove. At first, this pillow may not be quite convenient, but you can get used to it in very short time and that's normal.

Nowadays, there is a great range of different kinds of pillows on the market and it is not easy to choose one. But there is something for everyone. Everything depends on your taste and needs: neck pillows that will provide you pain relief, support, traction and headache relief; or neck pillows that you can bring with you during your travel trip. Some of us are side sleepers, others are back sleepers. Some people use their neck pillow to help alleviate headaches, neck pain, stiffness, shoulder pain, numbness and tingling, even snoring. It is very important to take into consideration that every person is individual, has a different medical history, and their needs will be diverse consequently.

The analysis of different kinds of neck pillows offered on the market

Try to choose the right neck pillow for you in order to have a healthier sleep and to get that relief from chronic neck pain.

1. Cervical Support Neck Pillow -an excellent choice for support is Linear Gravity Neck Pillow.  This kind of neck pillow is available in three different kinds of sizes:  small, medium and large. By the way, this kind of neck pillow also makes a great travel pillow for the reason that it will fit into your travel bags.

Neck Pillow For Neck Pain Relief & Neck Support

2. Traction Neck Pillow - this is mainly for people who have been diagnosed with a "military" neck, or loss of cervical lordosis in your cervical spine, in that case think about the Cervical traction neck pillow. This neck pillow has a double function; firstly it serves to give gentle traction to the neck, stretches the neck muscles’ as a result providing the curve back into your neck, secondly, the other side of this neck pillow serves as a great support neck pillow.

3. Firm or Gentle Neck Pillow - while you are sleeping, this neck pillow supports your neck in its most normal and neutral position.

The down-like feel of this neck pillow provides lasting freshness, exceptional neck support and better-quality pillow life.

One more thing to take into consideration is this neck pillow is designated for both back and side sleeping.

4.Travel Neck Pillows - If you are a travel lover, probably you would love to buy and take with you a neck pillow. And you will do that for sure because this travel neck pillow is affordable, comfortable, simple to pack and easy to care for.

More often these travel neck pillows are made of fiber material and have u-shape form making them very multipurpose.

NFL Neck Pillow with Speaker Dallas Cowboys - Music is the best addition for a relaxing neck pillow. It is just make morecomfortable. With a simple move you plug in a radio, MP3, or CD player (not included) and listen to built-in speakers as you relaxing. It is a must for traveling.

5. Memory Foam Neck Pillow - This kind of neck pillow it is firmer in cool temperatures and softer when warm depending on the chemicals ( is composed of polyurethane with additional chemicals that add to its viscosity level, increasing its density) used in its composition and its overall mass.

Lower density memory foam is pressure-sensitive and will mould more quickly to the shape of the body.

Higher density memory foam responds to body warmth which permits it to mould itself to the shape of the warm temperature of the body within a few minutes.

Headache Ice Pillow

6. Neck Pillow particularly for headaches - this kind of neck pillow is a unique neck pillow made in particular for people who suffer from headaches. Its compact design proves its great quality.

This neck pillow can help reducing headaches by providing support to your neck while sleeping or resting. Also, it is worth mentioning that it includes an ice pack that can be added into the pillow for additional relief.

Actually, it is great for almost all purposes: travel, reading and sleeping. Headache Ice Pillow can provide relief from pinched nerves, stiffness or other kind of traumas.

7. Adjustable Neck Pillow – with this great neck pillow you can adjust the firmness and shape of the pillow.

Double Core Select Neck Pillow allows you to decide what the type of support you are looking for.

8. Anti-Stress Microwavable Neck Pillow - This neck pillow is wonderful for relaxing at home or on your travel trip. It is made out of cotton, filled with flax seeds and provides a special stress-relieving aroma-therapeutic blend of herbal essences.

This neck pillow is designed to calm and comfort either the body and the mind.

Neck Pillows for Kids

Kid's Pillows are  cozy and comfy, lovable and extra soft. These neck pillows cradle head and neck in soft support. They are perfect for the car, the plane or the house.

Taking into consideration that people spend approximately 1/3 of their life sleeping, providing an amazing comfort and high quality sleep is just more than necessary.

Neck Pillows have wonderful characteristics that will make you feel fresh and renewed only making the best choice.


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      Arc 4 Life 4 years ago from Florida

      Very Useful Hub here. You need a good pillow for good sleep.

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      nikipa 6 years ago from Eastern Europe

      Thank you Katiem2! There is always a solution! :)

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      katiem2 6 years ago from I'm outta here

      Oh yea, thank you so much for the wonderful product review. I had one of these and lost in during travel. I'm so thrilled to find the best deals on neck pillows online. Thank you again. :) Katie

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      nikipa 6 years ago from Eastern Europe

      Thank you lots! I do appreciate that!

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      AskAshlie3433 6 years ago from WEST VIRGINIA

      Very useful information. Great hub!

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      nikipa 7 years ago from Eastern Europe

      Dear GmaGoldie, I am so happy to hear that you are satisfied by the purchase you have made. Our health is the most valuable thing we have.

      Thank you for stopping by and sharring your experience! :)

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      Kelly Kline Burnett 7 years ago from Madison, Wisconsin

      My memory foam pillow is the single best investment - in fact, then I purchased another just for traveling! I have the molded contour pillows - love them. What a difference they make to my sensitive discs in my neck.