Bill Hamilton Lung Pillow
“Before you have surgery, try to get one of these pillows.” Sometimes complications crop up after one surgery that take you down a completely different path. Bill Hamilton was in the hospital recovering from lung cancer surgery when his lung collapsed and he had to have a lobectomy. He said
“[My pillow] made me feel like they actually cared about me.” Imagine needing open heart surgery in your early 30s. Ashley Serna learned several years ago that she had a hole in her heart. It was a birth defect no one had found until then. Background Ashley was struggling. She
“It’s nice to have that pillow and know that someone cares about you.” Ron Sabino grew up in New York City, a melting pot of people from around the world. He made it a point to learn how to say something in different languages. What he didn’t know at the
Therapeutic Heart Pillow

01/31/2019

Ginger’s Story

“My pillow made all the difference in the world. I still use it today.” Nothing’s simple when you’re facing open heart surgery for mitral valve disease. Ginger Walden Jinnette was in her 60s when her cardiologist said she needed mitral valve replacement surgery. Here’s her story. Background Ginger knew she
So you or a loved one are about to undergo open heart surgery. Upon doing your research, you notice pictures and recommendations of a Heart Pillow after surgery. But why do you need one? The most important benefit of The Original Heart Pillow™ is sternum support. You or your loved

05/20/2016

Team Heart Rwanda

When a child in the US is diagnosed with strep throat, they’re typically prescribed a round of antibiotics and recover without complication. The same cannot be said for children in developing countries. Often time’s infections go untreated and result in Rheumatic Heart Disease. RHD affects 15.6 million people globally and
Has a family member or friend of yours recently had open heart surgery? If so, you may be wondering what kinds of gifts are appropriate during their recovery. We’ve got you covered! We’ve put together a few thoughtful gift ideas that are great for patients during their stay in the
Shumsky Therapeutic Pillows Ellen 5-30-14-5
Grab a tissue! Last week one of our Therapeutic Pillows employees was feeling under the weather at home. She happened to have The Ellen DeGeneres Show on when her husband saw a familiar looking pillow on one of the guest’s laps. Sure enough, it was one of our kidney pillows!

05/13/2014

Have You Heard?

It’s official! We recently conducted a survey among 1200 of our wonderful Therapeutic Pillows customers to find out what they find most valuable and beneficial in our pillow lines for their patients and for their organization. Over 75% of customers feel the overall value our pillows deliver is “excellent to
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Nearly 30 years ago, Shumsky invented the Shumsky Therapeutic Pillow to provide uniform sternal support, pain reduction, education, and emotional support to recovering heart surgery patients.   The Shumsky Therapeutic Pillow solved a problem that surgeons had regarding heart surgery patients and their need for increased sternal support throughout recovery.  As
Shumsky Therapeutic Pillows Mother and Baby Pillow
Shumsky Therapeutic Pillows is excited to support the Culpeper, VA Big Latch On event by donating their Mother and Baby Pillow as a prize for event attendees.  The Culpeper Big Latch On event will take place at Yowell Meadow Park in Culpeper, VA on August 3rd at 10:00 am. The
The Shumsky Therapeutic Pillows team is headed north to Montreal, Canada for the 2013 AAHFN Conference.  The theme of the 9th annual American Association of Heart Failure Nurses conference is “Montreal: A heart Beat Away: Expanding the Heart Failure Community.”   This year’s conference takes place June 27th-29th at the Le

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