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What Is The Best Pillow For Arthritis?There are many good neck pillows that can help with arthritis. Arthritis, being and inflammation of the joints and includes disc degeneration or osteoarthritis of the cervical spine. The best pillow for arthritis will be one that is soft, yet supportive. This allows the neck to remain stable, yet be surrounded by comfort that gives to cushion the neck. There are options regarding these types of pillows, however, one that stands out is the Posture Med Pillow. It was designed by a doctor who sufferes from arthritis to produce less morning stiffness than other pillows. While it looks like a typical memory foam pillow, it does not function like one, with 2 varying densities using the softer top and a firmer base to produce a fast accommodating support for sensitive necks.
Are Water Pillows Good?Water pillows are good because they react to changing positions during sleep. This helps maintain correct posture in the back and side sleeping position. There are 2 types of water pillows: 1) A Basic Water Pillow 2) A Water Pillow With Extra Neck Support. They are both good water pillows, quite comfortable and easily adjustable.
Water pillows are not good if you do not like heavy pillows. Some people like a pillow that stays in place, however, they can be quite heavy to maneuver. While not difficult, you also need to fill it with water, which can be a little messy and heavy. There is some noise, however, this is minimal. To get the same effect of water pillows without the weight and mess, try the Inflatable Pillows, which are lightweight, adjustable for firmness, height and shape.
Is A Heating Pad Good For A Stiff Neck?Moist heat can help a stiff neck from overworked muscles or waking up with muscle stiffness from sleeping under a cold draft. Heat therapy, provided it is moist heat, will help relax the muscles, increasing blood circulation and can help alleviate pain when moving the head. A moist heating pad can also help relieve the stiffness from arthritis and help with inflammation.
If a stiff neck is due to a recent injury, a heating pad, even though it may feel good, can do harm by increasing any swelling. For recent injuries, ice or cold therapy is advised, however; a technique using ice packs, followed by heat therapy and then ice packs can be beneficial.
Could My Neck Ache Be Causing My Tinnitus?When there are neck problems, tinnitus or ringing in the ears may result. An aching neck may result from arthritic conditions like cervical osteoarthritis, which can restrict blood circulation inside the ear, causing tinnitus.
The upper region of the neck houses a group of nerves that extend from the brain. This area is often compressed in postures where the head is forward in relation to the shoulders. This is another possible cause of neck related tinnitus, which causes a high-pitch whistling. Neck tension, resulting in a stiff neck from poor posture and/or stress can possibly cause tinnitus and is known to make ringing in the ears worse.
Tinnitus may also be related to jaw pain, as well as neck ache. By moving your neck and jaw around, there may be signs that indicate the ringing in your ears will change. If this happens, it may be an indication that a neck ache or problems with the jaw joint may play a role in causing your tinnitus.
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