13 Supportive Mattresses for Anyone Who Deals With Back Pain
SELF.com discusses the best mattresses for back pain and includes guidance from George Cyril, MD, FAAPMR, physiatrist at HSS.
According to Dr. Cyril, “If you deal with chronic back pain, you should make sure your pillow isn’t too tall or too low for you, and that your sleep position encourages spinal alignment.”
He continued, “Using a pillow that’s too tall can crank your neck forward, while sleeping on your stomach leads your neck to stay twisted to one side all night. If your spine, shoulders, and neck aren’t in a neutral position while you sleep, you’re more likely to wake up with soreness and that dreaded “kink” in your neck.”
He explained that materials in a bed can provide a better idea of its cushioning and firmness, and innerspring mattresses and ones constructed with pocketed coils will have a different feel from solid foam beds.
Read the full article at Self.com.