Thera-med Holey Pillow
Thera-med Holey Pillow
Thera-med Holey Pillow
Thera-med Holey Pillow
Thera-med Holey Pillow
Thera-med Holey Pillow
Thera-med Holey Pillow
Thera-med Holey Pillow
Thera-med Holey Pillow
Thera-med Holey Pillow
Thera-med Holey Pillow
Thera-med Holey Pillow
Thera-med Holey Pillow
Thera-med Holey Pillow
Thera-med Holey Pillow
Thera-med Holey Pillow
Thera-med Holey Pillow
Thera-med Holey Pillow
Thera-med Holey Pillow
Thera-med Holey Pillow
Thera-med Holey Pillow
Thera-med Holey Pillow
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ThicknessApprox 14cm but filling can be removed to lower height if required.
TGA ListedYes
Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods NumberNo.174455 Device: Pillow
SizeLength:56cm Width:38cm Height:12cm
Hole PositionApprox 10cm from one side of pillow and 18cm from other side of pillow.
Hole Size Approx 12cm
Outer CoverFine Weave 100% Pure Cotton Japara
Outer Cover - Waterproof option (green)Moisture and bacteria-resistant polyurethane ply bonded to a knitted polyester backing
Inner Fill100% pure polyfill
Inner Foam SuportAustralian Made 100% Memory Foam
Country of ManufactureAustralian Made
TAC Product Provider
Australian Spinal Research Foundation Supporter
NDIS Registered Provider

Inner: Do not immerse in water. Dab clean with a solution of warm water and mild detergent. Do not machine wash. Do not tumble dry. Dry flat away from direct sunlight.

Steri-Plus Cover: It resists moisture, and is easily cleaned by wiping down with mild detergent warm water, and hung to dry.
Wipe stains using a non-phenolic disinfectant in a diluted solution. Do not bleach. Do not machine wash. Do not tumble dry. Line dry. Do not iron. It is an extremely sturdy material that withstands body loads. It is a clinical yet attractive mid green color.

Therapeutic pillow for CNH and ear pain

The Thera-med Holey Pillow is designed specifically to provide effective relief from CNH, pressure sores and chronic ear pain. It has a 12cm hole in an off-centre position to suit a variety of neck lengths and sizes. It It is also very useful for those recovering from ear surgery, ear injuries and ear piercings.

The Holey Pillow has a range of benefits to help sufferers of CNH or other ear pain:

    • Designed specifically for sufferers of CNH
    • Excellent for relieving discomfort from ear piercings or cartilage damage
    • Specially fitted and removable poly/cotton pillow slip
    • Australian made CNH design
    • Polyfill inner around ear hole with memory foam inserts for neck support

Designed in conjunction with health professionals to help with a range of ear related conditions such as:

    • CNH (Chondrodermatitis nodularis helicis)
    • Ear cartilage damage
    • Recovery from ear surgery
    • Ear piercings

Soft, adjustable, polyester fibre fill

The inner fill around the ear hole is soft polyester fibre to ensure softness even if the ear does come into contact with this part of the pillow. The polyfill can be removed to lower the height of the pillow if required.

Memory foam inserts

Memory foam inserts run along either side of the ear hole to provide support for the neck and shoulders while the primary function of protecting the ear is maintained.

Other strategies for managing ear pressure injuries include dressings, repositioning and ear cut-outs (made of foam). Finding a comfortable position for patients in palliative care who have ear pressure injuries can be a challenge. The Thera-med Holey pillow is designed to help manage ear pressure in conjunction with these other methods.

Available in two cover options:

Regular: cotton encasement and custom slip. Just like your normal pillow with the comfort of polyfill and memory foam inner for support. This is the recommended version for most users.

Steri Plus: Fully waterproof and easy to clean and wipe down. Recommended for hospitals, nursing homes, health care providers or anywhere that product might be getting used by multiple users or on an ongoing basis by different users.

100% Australian Made

Made to the highest Australian standards in our Melbourne production facility.


Specifically designed for CNH sufferers

Chonodrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis (CNH - also known as Winklers Disease) is a type of pressure sore. The elderly and habitual side sleepers are those that are most at risk. The Theramed Holey pillow is specifically designed to provide relief to those that suffer this painful condition.

Tried and tested

Trialed at the Sydney South West LHD, to help make life more comfortable for palliative care patients suffering ear pressure injuries. The trial is called the "Ear Pillow Project".

Removable Poly/Cotton Pillow Slip

Our CNH pillow includes a specially fitted, easily removeable custom slip designed to ensure no painful rubbing results if contact with your ear occurs while you sleep. It is also available in a water-proof Steri-Plus slip.
Australian made and owned

Proudly Australian made & owned

Our pillows are proudly made in Australia by us, an Australian family owned and run company, using world class manufacturing and health and safety standards.
Designed by health professionals

Designed by health professionals

We consult with Australian chiro’s, physio’s, osteo’s and naturopaths to design therapeutic products that provide relief from discomfort caused by a range of health conditions.

See What 5000+ Customers Are Saying

Service Rating : Excellent product, very comfortable pillow, would recommend

Product : Very comfortable pillow, highly recommended

19 May 2022

Service Rating : Easy to make a purchase. But The stitching around the hole is very rough, and the pillow cover too. My husband is still trying to persevere with it. But he wakes up at night still in pain.

Product : As per previous feedback.Not comfortable, and very difficult to sleep on and hard to get used to it.

13 May 2022

Service Rating : I have been looking for a comfortable pillow for years, I have surfer's/swimmer's ear. This pillow is just Fantastic. It's great that you can adjust the fill to your personal preference too.

Product : Great comfy pillow. Prefect for anyone with surfer's/ swimmer's ear problems. I particularly like that you can adjust the fill.

16 Mar 2022
Fast Delivery Australia Wide

Fast Delivery
Australia Wide

Designed and Recommended by Health Professional

Designed and Recommended
by Health Professional

Rated 5 Stars on Feefo in 2021

Rated 5 Stars on
Feefo in 2021

Registered NDIS provider

Registered NDIS

95% of our Products Made in Australia

95% of our Products
Made in Australia

Questions & Answers

Yes, please look under the accessories section on our website. Product Covers and Slips.
Yes, pillow is returnable if it doesnt meet your expectation. You can find terms for returns on the about us page.
The steri plus version is a waterproof product that we only really recommend for hospital and places where product is being shared. For all other requirements we recommend the regular version.
The pillow is a medium feel but to soften it you should be able to remove a bit of the filling inside just by undoing the zipper and then plump up the poly inside to give it a slightly softer feel.
The hole is set off centre so there is approximately an 18cm gap on one side from the edge of pillow to the hole and then on the other it is approximately 10cm. This is designed for shorter and longer necks.
The filling is mainly polyfill with a small layer of memory foam. You may remove both the foam and some of the polyfill if you find it too firm . The Holey pillow has had great reviews from CNH sufferers.
The size of the pillow is 56cms long , 38cms wide and 12 cms high. You may remove some polyfill to lower the pillow if needed. It is suited for side sleeping.
The pillow is approximately 14cm thick but filling can be removed to lower height if required.
The holey pillow is 56 cms long and suitable for side sleepers.
This measurement is from left to right, across the pillow as you look at a pillow on the bed.
No, it is a polyester fibre with memory foam supports also. We have tried cotton but it tends to compress and not bounce back to its original shape so is not really suitable.
You will need to remove the polyfill first and then refill the pillow once you have removed the foam.
Yes you can adjust the stuffing by unzipping the cover and move the poly fill around or remove the quantity you require.
Main pillow is best left unwashed as contains some foam inside but the outer slip can be washed at anytime.
This product does come with a white cotton slip.

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