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.

Selecting the right mattress size, firmness, and brand is not only about individual preference, but about the amount of support the spine of a patient requires.
Prescription medications for insomnia can be quite effective, but should be a “last resort” after behavioral techniques have been exhausted.

Review of how adjustable mattresses work and a discussion of potential benefits for chronic back pain sufferers and those recovering from spine surgery.

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