Last updated on January 16th, 2019

Best Pillow for Back Sleepers

Sleep comprises one-third of a person’s life, using an optimal pillow for appropriate neck support to maintain cervical curve may contribute to improve quality of sleep. A 2014 study showed that pillow shape and content plays a crucial role in cervical curve, pillow temperature, and pillow comfort. An orthopedic pillow may be an optimal pillow for sleep quality(1).


  • The trapezoid-shaped center cradles the head and allows the built-in neck roll to firmly support the neck.
  • Tri-Core Standard Size, Firm Support 24in x16in (61cm x 41cm) 
  • Made in the USA
  • Blended cotton cover is breathable and soft to the touch.
  • The Tri-Core standard size fits a standard pillowcase and the midsize and petite will leave some extra room.
  • Two different width neck rolls on top and bottom provide a custom fit for different sized sleepers. The generous side lobes are taller for side sleeping, and help support the neck.
  • High resiliency fiber 
  • $44.18
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Perform Pillow

  • Cover: 56% Polyester/43% Bamboo
  • Made in USA
  • Orthopedic Design 
  • Eco-friendly 
  • Low VOC (Volatile Organic Compound)
  • Kool-Flow™ Micro-Vented Bamboo Cover 
  • Removable cover
  • Machine Washable 
  • Pillow and Cover are Hypoallergenic and Dust Mite Resistant
  • Multiple ways to use 
  • $79.95
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Knowtek – Adjustable Memory Foam Pillow

  • Height Adjustable 
  • Hydrophilic Slow Rebound Memory Foam 
  • Curve Design
  • Washable cover
  • Pillow Cover Fabric is 100% Cotton
  • Hypoallergenic & Dust Mite Resistant
  • $39.99
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Marnur – Cervical Pillow Contour Memory Foam Orthopedic Pillow

  • Size is 23.5*14.5*5.5 inches
  • Helpful to those who toss and turn all night long
  • Slow-rebound memory foam keeps the shape of the contour pillow
  • Removable zippered pillowcase
  • $39.99
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Dr. Paul Paez, DC, NRT, NET, CMT

National Board Certified Doctor of Chiropractic (DC), trained in clinical nutrition (NRT), neuro-emotional release (NET), and Massage Therapy (CMT). Dr. Paul holds the rare triple distinction of Certified Posture Expert, Certified Posture Neurologist and Certified Posture Ergonomist by the American Posture Institute. Posture Possible is the very best resource for posture information.