Are you in search of the perfect pillow?
You know the one I mean… the one that will support your neck at just the right angle and pressure so that your neck doesn’t hurt in the morning when you wake up. It’s gotta be the pillow, right? Well, don’t worry; I’m going to tell you the perfect pillow for you in just a moment, so Keep Reading.
But before we get to the best brand and style of pillow for you, let me just throw out some info on your neck and head to consider.
So we know that sleeping with a pillow that is too high or too low can stress out your neck. And we know that side sleepers have different pillow needs than back or stomach sleepers.
But you know what I’ve noticed? You can get a good night’s sleep one night and then not the next, even with the SAME pillow! I’ve also seen client’s who go through a lot of market research and trial and error with pillows, and yet their neck is still stiff.
Here’s what I’m getting at. It might be your pillow… we can talk about that if you want. I’ve got some ideas and suggestions for you…but my guess is … Shhhh…don’t tell anyone…
It’s probably not your pillow…
Sorry. I know I promised you the perfect pillow. But I fibbed.
I know it’s tempting to point fingers at the pillow (or your mattress or your desk chair or…) but there are so many other factors at play. For example:
Connected Body Therapy is all about assessing the body to pin-point the causes of our pain and/or dysfunction. Only the tissues of your own body know the “why” behind your pain, but honestly, I really don’t think it’s your pillow.