Compression shoulder on a hard surface often force the scapula (shoulder blade) to the junction of the upper spine and neck, affecting the C6/C7 vertebrae. Nerve pathway on this site travels down the arm, and the causes or upper arm pain or tingling in the pinky and ring fingers, or both, especially if there is already a problem in this area.
Now, if you have seen your doctor, he may have shown you x-rays of your neck. This can also help you choose your neck pillow. If you have discovered there is loss of your normal cervical lordosis, in other words the normal "C" curve, you definitely want to improve that and get a pillow which will help improve alignment. When on your back the neck pillow should support and improve the curvature. While side sleeping your pillow should keep your spine straight, or in other words, keep the spine level.
Using a pillow while sleeping on your side. When lying on one side, the pillow should support the head and neck so that the natural spine has a straight horizontal line. The weight should be distributed evenly so as not to create natural bending or pressure.Some people prefer to place a small pillow or rolled towel under their waist while lying on the side for extra support.
Pillow Saturday , April 07th , 2018 - 09:41:30 AM
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