26
December
2019
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03:18 PM
America/New_York

6 Best Mattresses for Back Pain, According to Textile and Medical Experts

Good Housekeeping reports on how to pick your ideal mattress if you experience back pain.

"For someone with chronic lower back pain, mattress characteristics can contribute to reduced pain throughout the day," explained Naimish Baxi, MD, physiatrist at HSS who cited studies that have shown that the right mattress can improve pain, stiffness and sleep quality up to 50-60 percent.

Additionally, Dr. Baxi advised to sleep on your back to "help alleviate pressure through the lower lumbar discs" and to avoid sleeping on your stomach which can lead to poor spine alignment.

Read the full article at GoodHousekeeping.com.