Body pillows are large pillows that run the length of an average person, and they are used to help relieve pressure from different parts of your body. They are great for back pain, but they can also help with neck and shoulder pain, as well.What is a side sleep pillow?
If you sleep on your side: Side sleepers need a firmer pillow to fill in the distance between the ear and outside shoulder. If you're a stomach sleeper: Look for a very thin, almost flat pillow. You may not even need a pillow for your head, but consider tucking one under your stomach to avoid lower back pain, Breus suggests.