Ergonomic pillow: what for?
The term “ergonomics” comes from the Greek “Ergon” work and “Nomos” rules. Ergonomics is frequently defined as:
- “The scientific study of the relationship between man and his ways, methods and work environments.
- The application of this knowledge to the design of systems “which can be used with the maximum of comfort, safety and effectiveness by the greatest number’
Ergonomic said so a machine, a material whose form is particularly suited to the working conditions of the user.
he ergonomics of the sleep
A pillow shaped for good sleep
We can deduce that the ergonomics of the sleep is a quantitative and qualitative sleep study to improve sleep and improve its quality.
The ergonomic pillow will be a pillow which form will be particularly suited to the conditions of the sleeper sleep and him will ensure a maximum comfort, safety and efficiency.
After scientifically studying sleep in terms of Physiology, psychology, Physiology, these pillows have been developed to optimize the conditions of sleep and so the quality of the recovery. Sleep conditions optimized: maximum comfort and respect for the physiology of humans during the night.
Ergonomic or medical pillows?
These studies were conducted initially in a medical setting, to prevent or treat the deformations of the spinal column.
Today, everyone can benefit from these developments. The knowledge is more accessible and the request of comfort is more important. In the light of recent studies that put the finger on the impact the mattress, box spring and pillow on the back and sleep, we assist to a true collective awareness: the back is fragile and it must be protected.
It is even more fragile that our morphology has changed over the last century. As we mentioned in a previous post, ( mattress and morphology ) we are less muscular, fat, and more sensitive. The back is less protected from the onslaught of daily by a firm musculature and our need for comfort is more important.
4 Qualities of the ergonomic pillow
These studies on the ergonomics result in special structure and composition.
Structure complex and strengthened in some sensitive areas allowing for example the ergonomic pillow of:
- Better to fill the void left by the neck
- Better support of the cervical region and therefore more relax adjacent muscles
- Best wedge head to limit unwanted position changes.
- Keep a natural and relaxing position during sleep
The ergonomic pillow exists in 2 types of shapes according to a2zyellowpages:
* Ergonomic pillow to classic forms
Square or rectangular, usually adopted by the latex pillows and memory foam.
- Ergonomic shape memory foam pillow
The shape of the ergonomic pillow adjusts precisely to your body, regardless of the position. In addition, as their name suggests, this pillow keeps ‘memory’ your cervical footprint. The support is specific and maximum relaxation.
- Ergonomic latex pillow
The properties of latex has been exploited at best to develop a high-performance pillow: increased support and total comfort.
The elasticity of latex allows the ergonomic pillow keep its shape and does not sag over time.
* Ergonomic pillow in the shape of wave
Wave shape is adopted especially by the so-called ergonomic pillows ” cervical pillows.».
I can assure you immediately; This is not aesthetic originality but peacekeeping more support of the cervical spine.
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