Discomfort due to pillow can result in poor quality of sleep. Pressure points in the body and improper support of the pillow can lead to discomfort. An inflatable neck pillow provides excellent support to the cervical area and relieves neck pain, headaches, joint strains and also decreases snoring by opening up obstructed airways.
An inflatable neck pillow often comes with an air pump which helps to adjust firmness thereby providing support with a squeeze of the pump. It can also act as a cervical neck pillow which cradles the neck in its natural position while you sleep and provides therapy for both back sleeping as well as side sleeping. The air pump has adjustability and can be used to fill the amount of air desired. It is ideal for back or side sleeping. It is designed to provide proper support to the head and neck during both back sleeping and side sleeping. It supports the head at the proper height no matter whether you sleep in the back position or the side position. While you sleep on your back, it prevents the head from rolling sideways and fits the head in the proper position during back sleeping. It also provides support to the neck and upper back while you sleep on the back.
An inflatable neck pillow supports the head and also provides support to the cervical region. Customizable support zones are available in most pillows which provide inflatable firmness and support. They are adjustable and can be customized to contour with a twist of the valve. The inflatable valve control provides cervical spine support that relieves tension in the muscles and neck which lead to pain. The valves are easily adjustable to provide a customized fit.
Since an inflatable neck pillow can be deflated, it is a good traveling companion. A good pillow should blowup easily. A few of the inflatable pillows available in the market blowup in just a few puffs of the breath. Most are made from plastic and hence it is essential to look for one with a soft cover.
The amount of air inside an inflatable neck pillow should be adjustable and it is good to have one with an air release valve which can release pressure from within the pillow if required, thereby providing a good fit around the neck. One of the main advantages of an inflatable neck pillow is that it can be decompressed and stored in a smaller space even a handbag to be used during travel.
The inflatable neck pillow uses air cell technology which greatly reduces pressure points compared to other pillows. It also helps to maintain blood flow and proper alignment of the neck. They are lightweight and serve as a good travel pillow too. While you change the sleeping posture, the inflatable pillow technology adjusts automatically. It permits proper blood flow by diminishing the peak pressure and letting you enjoy a relaxed sleep.