Best Leg Elevation Pillows to Improve Circulation

Muscle aches, joint pain and poor circulation can greatly impact your daily life and sleeping habits. Whether you’re looking to ease discomfort while recovering from surgery, during pregnancy or from persistent issues like restless leg syndrome, elevated leg pillows can help to reduce swelling, improve circulation and keep your body in proper alignment as you heal. When shopping for these products, try to find options with removable covers that are machine washable. While most pillows come in a standard height, some are higher or lower, or wider, to suit different preferences and people of different sizes. And some  can take a few hours to expand to their full size. Read on to discover some of the best elevation leg rest pillows we’ve found.

1. Cushy Form Elevating Leg Rest Pillow

It’s made with a layer of memory foam and features an 8-inch elevation and washable cover. It measures 21 inches by 24 inches, offering a wide base for both feet.

Pros: The cover is soft, breathable and also machine washable.

Cons: It can be steep for shorter users.


2. Restorology Elevating Foam Rest Pillow

The pillow has an 8-inch elevation with a smaller 16.5-inch width and 23.6-inch length.

Pros: It’s made with dense foam and breathable polyester for optimal comfort. The cover is hypoallergenic and washable.

Cons: The width can be awkward in between legs.


3. Ebung Leg Elevation Pillow

It has an 8-inch elevation, 24-inch length, and 21-inch width.

Pros: This pillow should accommodate both legs and features a plush memory foam top. You can remove the cover and throw it in the washing machine for easy upkeep.

Cons: It could be too soft for some users’ needs.


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