If you are planning to buy a mattress that can alleviate back pain, then go through the points given in this post. Make sure the mattress has the following characteristics.
Firmness: neither too soft nor too hard
The idea that a very firm mattress would be good for the back, or even that a board between the mattress and the box spring would arrange everything is not valid, on the contrary. If we move around a lot during the night and suffer from inflammatory pain, we will spend our time waking them up on a mattress that accommodates the body's pressure points with too much rigidity. Here are the criteria for choosing the best mattress for back pain by consumer reports:
Comfort: a certain softness
Comfort is paramount when it comes to buying a mattress for back pain. The mattress should be soft and hold all the parts of your body firmly, especially the pressure points such as shoulders, hips, and more. The density of the mattress is an important point to consider because the higher the density of a mattress, the better it absorbs the shocks of your nighttime movements.
This is a dimension that we think little about, yet it is essential: the mattress must allow good regulation of body temperature to ensure satisfactory sleep. If we are too hot, we sleep badly, and the pain threshold is modified. The same if one shivers. Choose a mattress that is made of natural materials such as cotton or wool, as they offer better heat exchange.
The right dimensions
We must be careful not to adopt too small dimensions for the choice of its bedding, even if the space in which we will install it is not very large. On average, the US has 140 cm wide beds, however, you should get a mattress having a length of 160 and 180 cm. If one of the two partners moves a lot, he will inevitably alter the quality of the other's sleep and accentuate his pain by modifying the comfort in which his partner was installed by his movements.
The pleasure component
The subjective nature of the choice should not be ruled out. It's all about feeling. However, pleasure is an essential component in the quality of sleep, and should not be neglected!
Three mattress technologies, three uses
Latex, springs, and foam each have their own specificities. Overview of these different types of mattresses.
Latex in case of allergy
Originally, a natural material derived from the sap of rubber trees, but most often it is a synthetic compound, the characteristics of which are better understood.
Springs for dynamic or homogeneous support
There are several types of springs available for mattresses such as pocket springs, biconical and multispire springs. The pocket springs allow two people to sleep independently. Biconical springs provide dynamic support for those who move a lot. The multispires promise a more homogeneous feeling of support.
Polyurethane foam offers different qualities depending on its density. It is said to be “high resilience” when its density exceeds 35 kg/m3. As for the “shape memory” foam, it offers greater elasticity qualities.