What is the Best Mattress for Back Pain?
This entry was posted on September 15, 2012.
80% of Americans are affected at some time by back pain. Chronic back pain can be painful, costly and debilitating. For back pain that is worsened by certain positions and movements, caused by joint degeneration, fractures, or strains, a mattress can be the perfect cure.
But what mattress can truly call itself the best mattress for back pain? Even the most expensive traditional innerspring mattress cannot evenly distribute weight and relieve pressure as well as specialty sleep mattresses. In fact, more than 20% of traditional spring mattress owner’s report chronic back pain from their bed.
For those who are willing to get rid of their back pain once and for all, the benefits of a waterbed cannot be overstated. No mattress conforms to the body better and the contouring effect allows the spine to relax, reduces pressure points and prevents tossing and turning. Softside waterbeds offer additional support from memory foam and other comfort fabrics aiding the already beneficial support of the water.
However, waterbeds can be an expensive cure for back pain so it’s important to find a mattress that is not over priced. Ordering online and direct from the manufacturer can offer great discounts, oftentimes with free shipping.
For those who prefer hardside waterbeds, the Constellation Lumbar Ultra-Waveless is the best mattress for back pain. For those who prefer softside waterbeds, the Orchid Euro-Top Mid Fill Softside mattress has the added support of memory foam making it the best mattress for back pain.