how to choose the best cushion to support your body properly?
Cushions are essential for maintaining your body in healthy position. If you are suffering from back pain or neck pain, one of the things the doctor will ask you about is your cushions and sleeping pillows. Is the cushion of your chair has a lumbar support feature or not? Sleeping on the right cushion can make your morning very energetic and sitting on the right cushion will save you a lot of spine troubles. Let’s explore in detail the importance of the cushions and how to choose the best cushion for your sleeping position and sitting position.
1. The sleeping cushions:
How cushions affecting your health during sleeping?
– The uncomfortable cushion will increase the stress on your neck.
– The uncomfortable cushion puts more stress on your back.
– The uncomfortable cushion will make you feel that you didn’t have enough sleep.
– The uncomfortable cushion will give headaches all the time.
In order to avoid all this, you should consider having the best pillow for your sleeping position.
• Back sleepers:
If you are a back sleeper, consider buying a cushion that will support your head and neck properly, rest your shoulders and make your spine in its right position.
Consider also buying a cushion under your knees. This one will avoid you the pressure on your back.
• Side sleepers:
If you are a side sleeper, you need to consider the following points:
– You need a thick cushion to support your head, neck, shoulders and back.
– Put a cushion between your legs while sleeping to keep your spine in its neutral position.
– The leg cushion should be put on the firmer side.
• Stomach sleepers:
The worst sleeping position ever for your body. You should consult a doctor about how to change your sleeping position.
You don’t need a cushion or you may use a very flat one. Put a flat cushion beneath your stomach too to support your back.
2. Lumbar support:
Our spines are not straight; the lower part of it is arched. That is why the office chairs that their back cushions offer lumbar support feature are expensive and recommended by doctors for those who spend a lot of time sitting and those who suffer from back pain.
Choosing the right cushion during your sleep will provide you with lumbar support especially if you have back pain. You need a proper sleep to let your body heals itself.
3. The cushion fillings:
The cushion’s support differs according to the type of the filling of it. The more natural the filling is, the more supportive the cushion will be.
The best cushions ever are those filled with polypropylene capsules, then foam cushions and the feather cushions are the worst ever.
Choosing the best cushion for you is easy if you know what you are looking for. Try the cushion for a week; if it is not providing you with the proper support and not suitable for your size and curves, change it. Your health is important and the back pain and neck pain are so awful. The best cushion will keep your body health for a long time.