Best Pillows for Back Pain Review 2023

Best Pillows for Back Pain Review 2023

Most people experience at least back pain once in their lifetime, with symptoms ranging from slight to severe. Back pain is often caused by a damaged or misaligned spine, injuries, or some underlying conditions. Besides that, it can also be caused by poor sitting posture during the day and poor sleeping positions at night.

In general, back pain results in poor sleep quality, affecting your overall health. This is cyclic because when back pain negatively affects your sleep, your poor sleep worsens back pain. For this reason, many people change their mattresses without knowing the fact is that they are using the wrong pillow.

A pillow plays a vital role in reducing pressure and muscle tension in the head, neck, shoulder and most importantly, your back. The right pillow provides comfort and improves sleep quality by keeping the spine aligned.

A pillow is not only made to rest your head on but it can also be placed underneath the back and legs to relieve tension or pressure and promote spinal alignment.

So, if you are looking for the best pillows to alleviate back pain, then have a closer look!

●     Charcoaled Ventilated Classic Memory Pillow

Akemi is a brand of home furnishing and accessories that was first introduced in 1992. Their brand offers a wide range of bedding and bath accessories. From pillows to towels, they provide many offerings that are essential in every stage of a family's life.

From food to clothing, people like everything that has hygienic perks. For them, Akemi has introduced their functional and comfortable pillow Charcoaled Ventilated Classic Memory Pillow for RM279.00. This pillow contains a natural tendency to wick away moisture and reduce odour. Besides this, this pillow has ventilation holes that encourage airflow for an airier feeling. When it comes to health benefits, this pillow helps you relieve pressure points by giving proper shape to your spine, head, and neck. With all the combined perks, you will get the most comfortable sleeping and best hygiene in your every night's rest.

The curved memory shape of this pillow offers you superior back support while relieving pressure from the head, neck, and shoulder. This pillow is pervaded with charcoal, which reduces sweat odour during hot nights. You can get a more relaxed sensation while sleeping because of its ventilation holes.

The product is made with linen double jacquard polyester dimensions 55cm x 35cm + 13cm. The interior foam is filled with charcoaled viscoelastic.

Qualities of Charcoaled Ventilated Pillow

  • Moisture absorbent
  • Odourless
  • Good Air Circulation
  • Bacterial Resistant
  • Relieves Pressure Points
  • Improves Sleeping Posture

●     Down Pillow by Hilton

Hilton to home has a vast collection of bed, bedding, and bath essentials. Their luxurious yet comfy pillows help you sleep peacefully and wake up fresh and energized in the morning.

If you suffer from severe back pain due to sitting for 8 hours straight at a job, you need a Down Pillow by Hilton to improve your back pain. This pillow is for RM832.52- RM916.19. It is specially designed with a white down fill covered by a cotton exterior that provides supreme softness at its best.

If you sleep on your back because of back or neck pain, place a down pillow under your knees to alleviate stress on the spine. This pillow also supports your head and shoulder and the natural curve of your neck. 

Down pillow is made with 100% cotton, covered with white down fill. It has dimensions 20" x 36" for the King size and 20" x 30" for Queen Size, and it can easily be cleaned and washed in a machine.

Indulge in the softness of this pillow every night and wake up refreshed every morning.

Qualities of Down Pillow

  • This pillow is durable, and with proper care, you can make them last for several years.
  • It is very light, cuddly, and soft.
  • The pillow offers you good back, head and neck support because it is mouldable and malleable (it tends to hold its proper shape).
  • A down pillow is sustainable that can be renewable because its material is recyclable and biodegradable.

●     Origin Origin Superior Coolmax Latex Pillow

Origin Mattress has the best sleep mattress and pillows all over Malaysia. They are a world leader in sleep technology because their products keep you cool and feel uniquely impressive through the night. They have innovated comfortable yet stylish sleep products to help you sleep peacefully and wake you up fresh and energized to take on the world.

The Origin Superior Coolmax Latex Pillow costs RM665.18, and it comprises six push layers that deliver the ultimate support to your head, neck and back. The pillow instantly adapts to the back for simulating a gentle message and premium comfort. Its foam is filled with a unique cooling gel that provides you with innovative pressure variation and helps keep your spine aligned while improving blood circulation and gently supporting your head and neck the whole night.

If you want to have a feeling of sleeping in clouds, then try out this Origin Superior Coolmax Latex Pillow! Not only this, but it also uses phase-change technology to absorb, store actively, and release heat when keeping it at the perfect temperature for deeper, needed, longer sleep. This pillow comes with a removable cover so that you can easily unzip and wash it.

Qualities of Superior Coolmax Latex Pillow

  • Hypoallergenic, which means no allergic reaction.
  • Antimicrobial and keeps all the viruses, bacteria, and fungi away.
  • Anti-parasitic; it doesn't allow dust mites and bed bugs.


Pillows play an essential role in having sweet dreams, and they not only serve you to have a peaceful sleep but also help relieve severe back, neck, and shoulder pain. Among all the pillows, Origin Superior Coolmax Latex Pillow fits the best to all the needs and requirements when it comes to alleviating any pressure point or sleeping in any position!

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