- The budget you have to spend
- What your sleeping position is
What pillow types help ease neck pain?Memory foam: Memory foam pillows are specially made foam pillow that moulds and shapes to the neck and head much like a memory foam mattress does for the rest of the body. Due to their unique features they’re able to adjust in shape to give ease and comfort to pressure points in your body offering a much more supported and restful sleep. Though bear in mind there are a variety of memory foam pillows on the market of different material bases meaning each may differ in price and quality. Orthopaedic neck pillow: Though there are a variety of orthopaedic pillows to choose from today there is one that is specially tailored to suit suffers of neck pain and discomfort. Its overall design is different to that of a standard pillow in that its centre is shaped specifically to hold the head of the sleeper securely, whilst also having an even amount of foam cushioning to support underneath neck area. Contour pillow: Last is the contour foam pillow which is a uniquely shaped therapeutic pillow that aids in keeping the neck and spin aligned. This offers the body enough security and support to avoid tensed muscles, pain and stiffness in the neck area during sleep. Contour pillows as mentioned have a unique shape which resembles that of a wave, it has a lower section that supports the facial area and a higher section that supports the neck.