Righteous Rests: The 8 Best Orthopedic Pillows for Smoother Sleep

Best Orthopaedic Pillows for Smoother Sleep
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* Orthopedic pillows are designed for extra support and pain relief 
* Available in different shapes and sizes to accommodate all types of sleepers
* Cooling technology will keep you comfortable

Orthopedic Pillows are designed to correct body positioning wherever you sleep or lie down. Their goal is to ensure the right alignment and support for one or more specific parts of the body to promote better sleep. Most contain some kind of internal fill that’s designed to conform to the shape of whatever body part you’re trying to correct. We’ve uncovered 8 specially made pillows that target different parts of the body, other than just your back and neck.

1. Orthopaedic Knee Pillow

The Orthopedic Knee Pillow by ComfiLife is our first specialty pillow pick. Specifically made for sciatica and back and hip pain, this ergonomically designed knee pillow is made to fit comfortably between your knees to provide maximum support and comfort at night. Made with 100% premium quality memory foam, this pillow will provide long-lasting comfort and will keep your legs, hip and spine in ideal alignment while sleeping.

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2. Elevated Leg Pillow

The DMI Ortho Bed Wedge and Elevated Leg Pillow will comfortably elevate your legs above your heart for better circulation, blood flow to the brain, and will help relieve pressure on your back. Simply place the pillow at the foot of the bed and rest your legs on it. This wedge pillow is also made from high-quality foam that won’t flatten or wear over time, giving you years of relief and comfort.

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3. Cool Memory Foam Contour Pillow

Made especially for children from the toddler to the teen years, the Cool Memory Foam Contour Pillow provides a lower pillow arch in order to meet the needs of growing children. Simply choose your child’s current age for the correct pillow size. Ergonomically designed to correctly align the spine by supporting the natural curves of a child’s head, neck and shoulders, this pillow will adjust to your toddler’s sleeping posture.

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4. Contour Memory Foam Pillow with Gel Technology

The Artall Contour Memory Foam Pillow is designed with cooling gel technology that is ideal for chronic pain sufferers. The cooling technology diffuses any heat to reduce tossing and turning at night and, it’s designed with pressure-sensitive memory foam that conforms to the contours of your neck and shoulders.

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5. Orthopedic Stomach Sleeper Pillow

Bonmedico’s Orthopedic Stomach Sleeper Pillow is specifically made for stomach and side sleepers. Made of memory foam, this star-shaped pillow ensures that your body is in a natural position for sleeping, and even has an arm recess to relieve pressure on your neck and back. The memory foam molds to the shape of your head which gives you a perfect distribution of pressure for stomach sleepers.

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6. Luxury Bamboo Shredded Memory Foam Pillow

The Snuggle-Pedic Luxury Bamboo Shredded Memory Foam Pillow is unique in that they use a proprietary combination of their shredded memory foam and US Certified Foam. This mix makes the pillows soft, fluffy, lighter and more resilient than most shredded memory foam pillows. Ideal for side, back, stomach and pregnant sleepers, this pillow will conform to your neck for proper support and will adjust to each position in which you sleep.

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7. Bamboo Memory Foam Body Pillow

The Body Pillow by Snuggle-Pedic is a larger version of their highly rated and hugely popular pillow (see above). Made with the same combination of memory foam, this pillow will never go flat. It’s hypoallergenic and dust mite resistant, so it’s also a great choice for allergy sufferers.

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8. Chiropractic Pillow

The Miracle Back Chiropractic Pillow is doctor recommended for reducing back pain and offering sciatica relief. This pillow allows you to lie face down, relax your back and increase circulation. The unique shape and construction accommodate a wide variety of body types. Simply lie face down, place the wide end of the pillow under your chest and let the narrow end rest snuggled in your groin area. Place your belly in the center of the pillow allowing the sides to support you.

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