Value should not be one's only consideration when shopping for a mattress, especially if you have back pain. Learn the 4 things to consider when purchasing your next mattress.
You have probably spent over 25% of your life sleeping. With that much of your life spent in bed, it makes sense that proper sleep and a good mattress can go a long way toward mitigating back pain and improving your health. Knowledge about better sleep techniques, proper mattress guidelines, or the role of insomnia in regards to chronic pain can help make your nights (and your days) far more enjoyable.
Different Types of Pillows
Pillows aren't just for the neck: there are many types of pillows: knee pillows, neck pillows, body pillows, travel pillows, lower back pillows, and donut pillows just to name a few.
How Back Pain Affects Sleep
Back pain can interfere with getting to sleep and staying asleep, and conversely, that lack of restorative sleep increases pain.
How to Evaluate a Mattress
There are several components of a high-quality mattress, including the composition of the mattress padding, the mattress quilting, and its back support. Learn how to evaluate a mattress for effective back support.
Sleeping problems are common among patients with chronic back pain. The pain can cause difficulty sleeping and the lack of sleep can make their back pain worse.
Sleeping on the wrong mattress can cause sleeplessness, back pain, and overall aches and pains. For people with a back problem, a mattress that isn’t a good fit can make the pain worse.
When choosing a mattress that will reduce back pain, it's important to take into consideration the actual back condition for the specific patient.