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What Is A Good Pillow For Sleep Apnea?A good pillow for sleep apnea will provide comfort and correct alignment for the head and neck for back sleeping and side sleeping, especially for CPAP users. It should come in different sizes for different size sleep apnea sufferers. Ideally a management system for the cpap tubes can help eliminate constant positioning of the tubes. The CPAP Sleep Apnea Pillow uses an orthopedic design for the head and neck, comes in different sizes and has a special CPAP tube management system built into the cover. It uses very comfortable, yet supportive memory foam with a cooling cover material and is a very unique and good pillow for sleep apnea and CPAP users.
Can Traction Be Used With A Cervical Fusion?It depends upon the condition of the cervical fusion. If it is still in the healing stage or if it is weak or unstable, no. There are circumstances where a cervical fusion is very successful and some years later a problem develops in an adjacent area that is not indicated for surgery. In this case, cervical traction, used wisely can be helpful. Therefore, in order to determine the condition of the fusion, you need to talk to your attending doctor.
I have seen instances where the problem was from the cervical fusion area and the surgeon was able to determine that it was stable enough and traction was beneficial, providing enough relief to avoid a subsequent surgery. That being said, there are instances where the surgeon did not want any traction forces in the area of the fusion. So, the final decision is up to your doctor. Because every circumstance is unique, there can be no general recommendations regarding the use of cervical traction with a cervical fusion.
What Is The Best Pillow For Shoulder Problems?Supportive neck pillows provide solutions for those having problems with the shoulder when sleeping. The best pillow for shoulder problems will allow a natural alignment of the head, neck and shoulders when lying on the back or the side. Tension from poor posture while sleeping can shorten or contract the muscles connecting the head, neck and shoulders. This can aggravate shoulder problems. Because of the shoulder, a pillow needs to be higher in side sleeping than back sleeping.
For side sleeping, the best pillow for shoulder problems is the side sleeper pillow, which has a 12 degree shoulder cradle and comes in 3 sizes to accommodate different heights. For back and side sleeping, the therapeutic pillow is the best pillow for shoulder problems as it angles for the shoulder in side sleeping, provides correct alignment of the head, neck and shoulders for back sleeping and is available in 5 different heights.
Can You Use A Tens Machine For A Sore Neck?A tens machine can help a sore neck by blocking pain signals which result in soreness. Small electrodes attached to the tens machine can adhere to the skin on the back of the neck over sore areas. By using the controls on the tens unit, you can find the right combination to alleviate a sore neck. You can use a good heating pad placed around the neck and over the electrodes to increase the benefits.
You can use a tens machine to increase the production of the body's natural pain relieving chemicals in the brain, which would be good for a sore neck. Therapy with a tens machine can improve neck muscle strength and has been shown to help with arthritis pain from disc degeneration, which can cause a sore neck.
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