Best Therapeutic Pillows for Cervical, Back, and Hip Pain

A good sleeping posture not only helps you sleep well but also ensures that you wake up without pain or stiffness. In fact, a good sleep posture means that your knees, hips, spine, chest, shoulders, head and neck are all aligned. In addition to the mattress, therapeutic pillows like the cervical pillow for neck pain, the lumbar pillow, and the knee pillow help you get that right sleeping posture. For instance, a cervical pillow helps align your head with the spine. Next, a lumbar pillow helps align the lower back. Finally, the knee pillow helps align the legs and hips with the spinal column.

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Cervical Pillows Reviewed

Editor's Pick

Cervical Pillow: EPABO Contour Pillow

Comparison of Best Cervical Pillows

table comparing side-by-side neck pillows, that are reviewed below, will help you make a decision. Meanwhile, below is a list of these cervical pillows listed in descending order of recommendations.

EPABO Contour Pillow

Nature's Guest

1. Nature's Guest

Nature's Guest Adjustable Cervical Pillow, Contour Pillow for Neck and Back Pain Relief - Used by Back and Side Sleepers

pillow for neck pain

Most of all, Nature's guest support pillows are firmer and designed with a center indentation to better support the neck. Meanwhile, those who prefer to sleep on their sides, use the two sides of the pillow. However, this therapeutic pillow is not recommended for anyone looking for a soft, fluffy pillow or a hi-loft pillow.

Construction

First and foremost, Nature's guest support pillow for neck pain implements a proven contoured pillow design that is based on input from chiropractors and orthopedics. Next, the dual zipper design makes it possible to adjust the firmness of the pillow in both the back (neck roll cushion) and side sleeping areas of the pillow. Especially relevant, the pillow filler uses premium quality, hypo-allergenic microfiber. Furthermore, the silk trim gusseted sides use a filler that provides increased air flow, which, in turn, promotes a cooler more restful sleep.

Cover - Pillow

Next, the Nature's guest pillow uses a premium hypo-allergenic ultra-luxurious 233 thread cotton fabric cover. As a result, there are no harsh chemical odors and there is no need to be concerned about skin allergies.

Dimensions

In addition, this cervical pillow for neck pain is 24 inches long, 16 inches wide, and a loft that is 5 inches high.

Features and Uses

First, the Nature's guest support pillow for neck pain provides optimal cervical support that maintains a proper head, neck and spinal alignment while you sleep.

Also, the gusseted edge design provides support for side as well as back sleepers.

Moreover, the gusseted edge allows you to effortlessly shift from back to side sleep positions.

Next, the cervical pillow’s firmness can be adjusted from soft to medium firmness by simply adjusting the amount of filling in both the neck roll area and the side sleeping areas of the pillow.

In addition, the filler provides cool, comfortable support, while relieving neck, shoulder, and back pain.

Finally, the cervical pillow for neck pain reduces neck, back, and shoulder pain while providing optimal cervical support that maintains proper head, neck, and spinal alignment.

Guarantee

Furthermore, if you are not satisfied, the pillow can be returned within 30 days with a full refund.

Weight

Finally, this cervical pillow for neck pain weighs about 4.8 pounds.

PROS

First, anyone who sleeps on their back, stomach, or side can use this pillow.

Next, the sleeper can effortlessly shift between sleeping on the back and sides.

Also, the filler in neck and side sleeping areas of the pillow adjustable for desired firmness.

2. EPABO

EPABO Contour Memory Foam Pillow - Orthopedic Sleeping Pillow - Ergonomic Cervical Pillow for Neck Pain - for Side Sleepers, Back and Stomach Sleepers

Construction

pillow for neck pain

First and foremost, the contour memory foam pillow contains breathable memory foam. Consequently, there is better air circulation to keep you cool and dry.

Also, the pillow case is made of hypoallergenic rayon/polyester. In fact, this proprietary blend feels silky soft and smooth while providing protection from dust mites. In addition, this premium fabric keeps you cool and comfortable throughout the night. Finally, all materials are chemical free.

Features

First, the proven contour design perfectly supports and aligns your head, neck, shoulder and back. However, some discomfort may be experienced during the first two weeks while your body is trying to adjust to the correct position.

Second, the pillow is for back sleepers, stomach sleepers, or side sleepers.

Third, to prevent the head from being in an elevated position when lying on the back or stomach, the pillow has a removable piece of 0.8 inches thick memory foam.

Also, the pillow case is machine washable. Simply, unzip the pillow case and remove the memory foam insides. In addition, this pillow for neck pain can be tumble dried.

Furthermore, it comes with 30-day full refund guarantee if not satisfied.

Dimensions

Next, the queen size EAPBO contour pillow is 24 inches long, 15 inches wide, and has a loft that is 4.8 inches on the front. However, without the removable piece, the loft is 4 inches high.

Weight

Finally, the pillow weighs 1.95 pounds.

PROS

First, this pillow for neck pain can be used by back, side, and stomach sleepers.

Second, the EPABO pillow is made of contoured memory foam.

Next, the pillow has a cavity to support your head.

Finally, the EPABO has an adjustable loft for stomach and back sleepers.

CONS

Regrettably, this pillow for neck pain has only a 30-day full refundable policy.

Lumbar Pillows Reviewed

Editor’s Pick

Lumbar Pillow: Pandaspillow for Sleeping

Comparison of Best Lumbar Pillows

table comparing side-by-side pillows for the lumbar, that are reviewed below, will help you make a decision. Meanwhile, below is a list of these lumbar pillows listed in descending order of recommendations.

PandasPillow

TruContour

3. TruContour

TruContour Super Lumbar Pillow for Sleeping

lumbar pillow

Most of all, the TruContour super lumbar pillow helps improve spine posture, relieves strained back muscles, and ligaments. Moreover, this therapeutic pillow works in all three sleeping positions: back, side, and stomach.

Construction

First and foremost, the TruContour super lumbar pillow comes in two sizes; light lumbar and super lumbar. The light lumbar model provides a small to moderate degree of support. While, the super lumbar model provides a light to strong degree of support.

By the way, the height of the pillow is adjusted by adding or removing foam pads. Most noteworthy, the light lumbar pillow has two foam pads, while the super lumbar pillow has three foam pads.

Meanwhile, the foam pads have a rounded shape that fits the natural curve of the back and provides greater comfort. Next, the medical grade memory foam provides the right balance of support and comfort. Furthermore, the hypo-allergenic memory foam is dust resistant.

Cover - Pillow

Next, the extremely soft velour outer cover can be machine washed. Also, the outer cover has a highly breathable premium quality inner mesh liner.

Dimensions

In addition, the TruContour light lumbar pillow is 17 inches long, 8 inches wide, and has a loft that is 1.75 inches high. Meanwhile the TruContour super lumbar pillow is 24 inches long, 8 inches wide, and has a loft that is 3 inches high.

Features and Uses

These lumbar pillows are designed for back sleepers, those preferring to sleep on their sides, and those preferring to sleep on their stomach.

Guarantee

Most of all, TruContour guarantees they will replace the pillow within one year if anything should happen to the pillow.

Weight

Finally, the TruContour super lumbar pillow weighs 11.4 ounces.

PROS

First, anyone who sleeps on their back, stomach, or side can use the TruContour super lumbar pillow.

Meanwhile, adding or removing foam pads changes the pillow's height.

In addition, the pillow uses hypo-allergenic memory foam.

Next, the breathable cover cools the pillow.

Finally, if not satisfied, the pillow can be replaced within one year.

4. Pandaspillow

Pandaspillow Cooling Lumbar Support Pillow for Sleeping

Lumbar Pillow

Most of all, the PandasPillow cooling lumbar pillow is not meant for those needing a lot of firmness due to their height and/or weight. In fact, this therapeutic pillow is designed for the average person that needs some support and firmness.

Construction

First and foremost, the PandasPillow cooling lumbar pillow is engineered to support the back. Also, the pillow adapts to the curvature of the spine when sleeping on your back, side or stomach. In addition, since most viscoelastic polyurethane foam pillows retain too much heat, the PandasPillow is made of memory foam that is infused with cooling gel.

Cover - Pillow

Next, the PandasPillow comes with a premium, hypo-allergenic, super-soft bamboo cover that is removable and can be machine washed.

Dimensions

In addition, the pillow is 23.5 inches long, 8.5 inches wide, and a loft that is 2 inches high at the highest point and 0.8 inches high at lowest point.

Features and Uses

The PandasPillow is designed for back sleepers, those preferring to sleep on their sides, and those preferring to sleep on their stomach.

Warranty

Furthermore, the PandasPillow cooling lumbar pillow has a standard warranty.

Weight

Finally, the pillow weighs 1 pound.

PROS

First of all, anyone who sleeps on their back, stomach, or side can use the PandasPillow.

Also, the memory foam contains heat dissipating cool gel.

Finally, the pillow has a washable hypo-allergenic bamboo cover.

CONS

Most of all, the pillow is designed for average person – not for anyone taller or heavier.

Knee Pillows Reviewed

First and foremost, these best knee pillows are only needed by those who prefer to sleep on their sides.

Editor’s Choice

Knee Pillow: Everlasting Comfort Knee Pillow

Comparison of Best Knee Pillows

table comparing side-by-side pillow between the knees, that are reviewed below, will help you make a buy decision. Meanwhile, below is a list of these knee pillows listed in descending order of recommendations.

Everlasting Comfort

Cushy Form

Half Moon Bolster

ComfiLife

5.ComfiLife

ComfiLife Orthopedic Knee Pillow

Construction

ComfiLife Knee Pillow

First and foremost, the ComfiLife orthopedic knee pillow is one of the best knee pillow. In fact, it uses 100 percent premium quality high-density viscoelastic polyurethane foam. Moreover, the foam of this therapeutic pillow doesn’t go flat over time.

Cover - Pillow

Next, the knee pillow has a breathable zippered, easy to clean cover that ensures the pillow does not get warm. Furthermore, for easy cleaning, the cover can be cleaned in a washer machine.

Dimensions

In addition, the pillow is 9.8 inches long, 7.9 inches wide, and has a loft that is 6.3 inches high.

Features and Uses

First, the contoured design keeps legs, hip, and spine in alignment while sleeping.

Next, the pillow improves circulation.

Also, the pillow provides relief from sciatica, back pain, knee pain, joint pain, and hip pain.

Furthermore, the pillow helps during pregnancy.

Finally, the memory foam knee pillow helps get comfortable sleep.

Guarantee

Most of all, the ComfiLife orthopedic knee pillow comes with a money back guarantee if not 100 percent satisfied.

Weight

Finally, the pillow weighs 12 ounces.

PROS

First of all, the ComfiLife orthopedic knee pillow uses 100 percent premium quality high-density viscoelastic polyurethane foam that doesn’t go flat over time.

Next, the pillow's breatheable cover can be cleaned in a washer machine.

Also, the ComfiLife pillow's contoured design helps keep legs, hips, and spine in alignment.

Finally, the pillow comes with a money back guarantee.

6. Half Moon Bolster

BeautifulLife Back Pain Relief Memory Foam Pillow - Half Moon Bolster Knee Pillow - Semi Roll Round Lumbar Leg Wedge

Construction

Beautiful Life Knee Pillow

First and foremost, the dual layer firm half moon bolster pillow uses 100 percent premium quality visco-elastic hypo-allergenic memory foam. Moreover, the foam of this therapeutic pillow doesn’t flatten out during the night. And, because the pillow is hypo-allergenic, it’s great for those who suffer from allergies when using pillows containing feathers.

Cover - Pillow

Next, the pillow uses a breathable organic cotton cover that is easy to clean in a washer machine.

Dimensions

In addition, the pillow is 20.5 inches long, 8 inches wide, and has a loft that is 4.5 inches high.

Features and Uses

First, the pillow ensures alignment of spine and hips.

Also, this pillow is recommended by chiropractors, physical therapists, sports trainers, and doctors.

Next, the pillow is used as a between the leg spacer providing support for those preferring to sleep on their sides.

Also, the pillow can be tucked on the back side to keep those sleeping on their sides from rolling over.

Furthermore, the pillow can be used to elevate ankles for those preferring to sleep on their back and stomach. As a result, circulation improves and risk of getting varicose veins decreases.

In addition, the pillow can be used to provide under knee support for back sleepers.

Also, the pillow can be used for elevating legs while sleeping on your back.

The pillow can be used during recovery from knee or hip replacement surgery.

Also, the pillow can be used during pregnancy.

Most of all, the pillow supports and cushions the lower back, knees, hips, legs, or ankles.

Also, the pillow provides relief from neck, spine, back, hip, knee, and ankle stress.

In addition, the pillow relieves scoliosis, lower back and sciatic nerve pain.

Furthermore, the pillow provides lumbar support while sitting or reclining on a sofa, couch, or chair.

Finally, the pillow can be used while driving to provide back and lumbar support.

Guarantee

Most of all, the pillow has a no hassle, 100 percent lifetime money back guarantee.

Weight

Finally, the pillow weighs 14.4 ounces.

PROS

First and foremost, the half moon bolster pillow is made of 100 percent premium quality visco-elastic hypo-allergenic memory foam.

Also, the pillow has a breathable cotton cover that can be cleaned in a washer

Most of all the bolster pillow aligns the spine and hips.

Lastly, the pillow has a 100 percent lifetime money back guarantee.

CONS

Regrettably, it is too long for use between the knees.

7. Cushy Form

Cushy Form Knee Pillow for Side Sleepers - Memory Foam Orthopedic Contour Wedge Leg Pillow

Construction

pillow for the knees

First and foremost, the contoured Cushy form knee pillow is made of 100 percent visco-elastic hypo-allergenic polyurethane foam that maintains its firmness. And, because this therapeutic pillow is hypo-allergenic, it’s great for those who suffer from allergies when using pillows containing feathers.

Cover - Pillow

Next, the pillow’s cover is removable and can be cleaned in a washing machine.

Dimensions

In addition, the knee pillow is 10 inches long, 8 inches wide, and has a loft that is 5.5 inches high on the ends, and 3.25 inches high in the middle, where the legs go.

Features and Uses

First, pillow is designed for those preferring to sleep on their sides and during pregnancy.

Also, the pillow is recommended by physical therapists, doctors, sports trainers and chiropractors.

Next, the pillow encourages proper alignment of spine and hips.

Also, the therapeutic side sleeper body positioner encourages correct posture.

In addition, by providing proper spinal alignment and reducing pressure, the pillow eases back, leg, knee, ankle, hip joint and sciatic nerve pain.

Moreover, by properly aligning your spine and improving circulation, the pillow provides fast acting pain relief for arthritis, headaches, injuries, bursitis, sciatica, posture problems, and during pregnancy.

Next, the pillow can be used as knee spacer during pregnancy or recovery after surgery.

Also, the pillow assists with restless leg syndrome.

Most of all, the pillow adapts to the temperature in your surroundings. Consequently, it feels softer in warm environments and firmer in cold environments.

In addition, the pillow reacts to body heat becoming softer throughout the night.

Also, the pillow provides relief from hip bursitis and scoliosis.

Finally, the pillow comes with a free travel case.

Guarantee

Most of all, the pillow has a no hassle, 100 percent money back guarantee.

Weight

Finally, the knee pillow weighs 14.4 ounces.

PROS

First of all, the Cushy form knee pillow is for side sleepers.

Next, the pillow aligns the spine and hips.

Also, the knee pillow uses 100 percent visco-elastic hypo-allergenic memory foam.

Meanwhile, the removable pillow cover can be cleaned in a washer.

In addition, the Cushy pillow feels softer when it’s warm and firmer when it’s cold.

Finally, the pillow has a 100 percent money back guarantee.

8. Everlasting Comfort

Everlasting Comfort 100% Pure Memory Foam Knee Pillow with Adjustable and Removable Strap - Leg Pillow for Sleeping

Construction

Everlasting Comfort knee pillow

First and foremost, the Everlasting comfort knee pillow is made of 100 percent pure premium quality visco-elastic polyurethane foam with no additives. Also, this therapeutic pillow is equipped with a removable and adjustable hook-and-loop strap that keeps the knee pillow in perfect alignment between your legs even when you toss and turn or roll over while sleeping.

Cover - Pillow

Next, the breathable knee pillow cover is removable and can be cleaned in a washer.

Dimensions

In addition, the pillow is 10.5 inches long, 6 inches wide, and has a loft that is 8 inches high.

Features and Uses

First, the Everlasting comfort knee pillow is designed for those preferring to sleep on their sides and use during pregnancy.

Also, the pillow’s orthopedic contour keeps the knees separated with ideal spacing and help align your legs, hips, and spine.

Next, the pillow provides relief and used as treatment for knee, hip, leg and thigh area, pelvis, lower back, lumbar and spine, arthritis, bursitis, joint and sciatic nerve pain.

Also, the pillow comes with a free travel case.

Finally, the pillow comes with two pairs of premium quality memory foam ear plugs with an industry leading NRR (Noise Reduction Rating) of 33, packed conveniently into a travel case.

Guarantee

Most of all, the Everlasting comfort knee pillow has a lifetime warranty. And, if anything goes wrong, the manufacturer will send a new pillow at no cost.

Weight

Finally, the pillow weighs 1.35 pounds.

PROS

First of all, the Everlasting comfort knee pillow is meant for side sleepers.

Also, the pillow uses 100 percent premium quality memory foam.

Next, the Everlasting knee pillow has an adjustable hook and loop strap to keep knee pillow in position between your legs.

In addition, the pillow cover can be cleaned in a washer.

Finally, the pillow comes with a lifetime warranty – manufacturer will replace a faulty pillow at no cost.

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