Discomfort due to pillow can result
in poor quality of sleep. Pressure points in the body and improper support of
the pillow can lead to discomfort. An inflatable neck pillow provides excellent
support to the cervical area and relieves neck pain, headaches, and joint
strains and also decreases snoring by opening up obstructed airways.
An inflatable Sherpa neck travel pillow often comes with an air pump which helps to adjust firmness thereby providing support with a squeeze of the pump. It can also act as a cervical neck pillow which cradles the neck in its natural position while you sleep and provides therapy for both back sleeping as well as side sleeping. To fill the amount of air desired. It is ideal for back or side sleeping; the air pump has adjustability and can be used.
It is designed to provide proper
support to the head and neck during both back sleeping and side sleeping. It
supports the head at the proper height no matter whether you sleep in the back
position or the side position. While you sleep on your back, it prevents the
head from rolling sideways and fits the head in the proper position during back
sleeping. It also provides support to the neck and upper back while you sleep
on the back.
An inflatable Sherpa neck travel pillow
supports the head and also provides support to the cervical region.
Customizable support zones are available in most pillows which provide
inflatable firmness and support. They can be customized to contour with a twist
of the valve and are adjustable. The inflatable valve control provides cervical
spine support that relieves tension in the muscles and neck which lead to pain.
To provide a customized fit, the valves are easily adjustable.
Since an inflatable neck pillow can
be deflated, it is a good traveling companion. A good pillow should blowup
easily. A few of the inflatable pillows available in the market blowup in just
a few puffs of the breath. Most are made from plastic and hence it is essential
to look for one with a soft cover.
The amount of air inside an
inflatable travel neck pillow should be adjustable and it is good to have
one with an air release valve which can release pressure from within the pillow
if required, thereby providing a good fit around the neck. One of the main
advantages of an inflatable neck pillow is that it can be decompressed and
stored in a smaller space even a handbag to be used during travel.
The inflatable neck pillow uses air
cell technology which greatly reduces pressure points compared to other
pillows. It also helps to maintain blood flow and proper alignment of the neck.
They are lightweight and serve as a good travel pillow too. While you change
the sleeping posture, the inflatable pillow technology adjusts automatically.
It permits proper blood flow by diminishing the peak pressure and letting you
enjoy a relaxed sleep.
The Internet is flooded with
neck-support pillows in various shapes, sizes and materials. To promote better
sleep, relieve neck pain and prevent episodes of stiff neck and frozen shoulder,
many of these pillows claim.
Tense muscles, pain and discomfort
are becoming increasingly common health complaints.
Often they result from pillows that
are too high, too soft or too stiff for the individual user’s needs. For bad
pillow design, working overtime to ensure proper alignment of the head and neck,
the muscles of the neck and back often have to compensate.
No wonder so many people wake up
feeling worse after a full night’s sleep!
Most episodes of neck pain, back
pain, and shoulder cramps can be prevented by specially designed neck pillows. To
support the lordosis (natural curvature) of the neck and to support the head
and enable shoulder rotation, the best neck pillows are designed to align the
cervical spine in a neutral position.