Why do I need a Heart Pillow?

By |2019-01-11T14:19:23+00:00September 2nd, 2016|News|


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™ […]

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Team Heart Rwanda

By |2018-02-06T09:26:56+00:00May 20th, 2016|News|

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 […]

Gift Ideas for Open Heart Surgery Patients

By |2018-02-06T09:27:09+00:00October 6th, 2015|News|

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 hospital and their […]

Therapeutic Kidney Pillow Featured on The Ellen Show

By |2015-08-24T17:26:46+00:00June 2nd, 2014|News|

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! The guest, Amanda […]

Have You Heard?

By |2017-02-09T22:38:46+00:00May 13th, 2014|News|

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 very good” while a […]

Health Related Technology Inventions

By |2017-02-09T22:38:46+00:00July 24th, 2013|News|

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 we remember the development […]

Shumsky Therapeutic Pillows Donates Mother and Baby Pillows to the “Big Latch On”

By |2017-02-09T22:38:46+00:00July 24th, 2013|News|

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 Mother and Baby Pillow from […]

Therapeutic Pillows heads to the “Paris of the North”

By |2018-03-20T10:33:41+00:00June 20th, 2013|News|

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 Centre Sheraton […]

Celebrate National Nurses Week

By |2017-02-09T22:38:46+00:00May 8th, 2013|News|

Happy National Nurses Week! This year May 6th – 12th has been designated as National Nurse’s Week, a great time to show appreciation for nurses and all that they do.  Whether they are assisting surgeons in an operation, helping doctors take vitals from a patient, or bring patients items like cardiac pillows following surgery, […]