Arm and Hand Numbness was found by consumers to be reduced by using the Align-Right Sized sleeping pillow.
Temporary lack of blood flow to hand and arms will cause arm and hand numbness. Symptoms may be relieved by sleeping with the Align-Right Pillow; no hands under the sized pillow.
Pressure upon the arm and hand nerves or vessels causing numbness, tingling or temporary paralysis of the arm may result from:
Sleeping with the hand under the head
Sitting with the arm hanging over the back of a chair
Wearing straps or carrying a bag or rucksack
Inflated cuff during measuring blood pressure
Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) or injury in the neck (Cervical) spine can result in a disc pressing upon the cervical spine.
Position/movement dependent pain, tingling or numbness in the neck, shoulders, upper back, arm, hand or fingers (when the roots of cervical spinal nerves are compressed) Diagnosis is made by a CT or MRI of the neck spine
Help using the Align-Right Pillow
When you sleep or rest on a custom-sized Align-Right Pillow. The shape supports your neck curve, gently stretching and relaxing the neck muscles, it feels good! When the neck muscles stretch and relax, vertebrae go into alignment, there is space between the vertebra, no nerves are compressed. (Compressed or ‘pinched nerves’ cut off blood supply, giving pain to pain-sensitive structures).
The tension in the neck area is often overcome by stretching the neck using a cylindrical support that is the right custom-size for your neck curve. Your right size Align-Right pillow gives maximum support directly under the head while supporting the neck area.
Round fits your neck curve.
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