Guest Post: How To Find The Best Mattress For Back Pain

We're sharing a guest post by the Mattress Advisor team on something very important to us and our customers - spine alignment, reducing pain and waking up feeling your best!

How to find the best mattress for good for back pain

Anyone who has struggled with back pain understands just how debilitating the issue can be. In fact, chronic back pain can turn even the most active and healthy of individuals into people who can barely move off of the couch after work every day. Did you know that many people suffer back pain that can be directly related to their mattresses? Very few people consider buying a new mattress when back pain sets in because it seems like something that must be related to a medical issue, but the fact of the matter is that you might be able to solve the majority of your issues with the right mattress.

Let’s take a look at how to find the best mattress for back pain sufferers!

Find the Right Material

When your bed is causing you back issues, it is most likely because the bed isn’t cradling your body so much as it is forcing it into a position that suits its shape. Remember that you can’t exactly adjust your own body when you’re asleep, so you have to rely on your mattress to maintain a healthy spine alignment. Some mattresses are better at this than others. Those that are made from memory foam tend to be especially successful at allowing your body to rest naturally rather than at an uncomfortable and unnatural angle. Then their are brands, like Airweave, that actually invent a whole new material to help provide the sleep posture you need.

Recommended Reading: Airweave Study On Spine Alignment, Sleep Materials, And Reducing Pressure & Pain

Find the Right Position

How do you sleep? People who sleep primarily on their sides will generally have different mattress needs than individuals who sleep on their backs. Find the position you naturally revert to every night and make sure the mattress you’re considering supports it. You might ask a loved one how they see you sleep if you’re just not sure which position you spend the most time in. And if you really can’t decide, that’s okay too – there are mattress options that will work for both positions.

Find the Right Mattress

Finally, it’s time to dive into the wide world of mattresses to find your best option! This might seem overwhelming, but don’t worry – there are plenty of tools to help you sift through the options. At Mattress Advisor, we’re pretty proud of the tools we’ve created to help people find the very best mattress option to suit their needs. Our comparison tool, for example, allows you to look at several mattresses at once to quickly narrow down your options.

If you’re really looking for the best mattress for a healthy spine, we’d like to recommend the Airweave and the Airweave Advanced! Both mattresses are fantastic at supporting your back and encouraging a naturally-aligned sleeping position, one of the main factors that determines how your back feels when you wake up.