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Best Mattress for Back Pain | Mattress Firm
Best mattresses for back pain
Best Mattresses for
Back Pain
Experience the feeling of supportive sleep that doesn't leave you with morning time aches and pains.

Consider a few key elements

When searching for the best mattress for back pain, it's important to consider your body's unique needs. If you’re sleeping on the wrong mattress, it will trigger your pressure points throughout the night, causing you to wake up achy.

Mattress Type

The best mattress for pressure point relief is one that’s both comfortable and supportive.

Pain Points

Where is your pain? Are you experiencing pain in your lower back?

Comfort Preference

Go with what feels best on your joints and try a variety of comfort levels.
Best Mattress Types for Back Pain
So, what’s the best mattress for back pain? The best mattress for back pain and pressure point relief is one that’s both comfortable and supportive. These days, there are so many mattress types to choose from, you’re guaranteed to find the perfect match.

Hybrid Mattresses

If you’re looking for a versatile mattress, look no further than a hybrid. One of the best mattresses for back pain, hybrid mattresses provide the contouring, conforming comfort of memory foam and the support of coils for the pressure relief and comfortable sleep you—and your back—deserve.
Hybrid Mattresses

Memory Foam Mattresses

Unlike foam mattresses of the past, today’s memory foam mattresses are ventilated and breathable. Memory foam is one of the best mattresses for back pain, specifically lower back pain. They conform to your body’s curvature and distribute weight evenly to provide the responsive support you need, precisely where you need it.
Memory Foam Mattresses

Innerspring Mattresses

Innerspring mattresses are great for people who want that extra bit of support. Bouncy and responsive, innerspring mattresses were the first modern mattress ever created. They’re usually a firmer mattress than hybrid or memory foam mattresses, and they’re composed of innerspring or encased coils that offer extra-firm, extra-responsive support to help with spinal alignment, that alleviates back pain.
Innerspring Mattresses

Best Mattress Types for Lower Back Pain

Despite what comfort level is recommended by others, the decision for a mattress to treat your lower back pain is ultimately yours. You may find the conforming feel of a plush mattress helps alleviate your back pain, while others may appreciate the supportive feel of a firmer mattress.
Back Sleepers with Lower Back Pain
You do not want to feel like you’re sinking into a mattress; the lack of support can keep your joints out of alignment. Similarly, if you’re sleeping on too firm of a mattress, the natural curve of your spine can’t release if you’re lying on your back.

Best Mattress Type
Medium and firm comfort-level mattresses work best for back sleepers with back pain.
Side Sleepers with Lower Back Pain
If you’re a side sleeper, you need to consider the comfort level of your bed surface, too. To prevent hip and shoulder pain, your mattress must be supportive enough to keep your joints aligned and your lower back supported—but soft enough to conform to your body’s natural curves. That's why a medium, soft or plush mattress is perfect for side sleepers with back pain. They have the right amount of give to make sure you sink into your mattress comfortably, while still providing enough support to help maintain your natural spinal alignment.

Best Mattress Type
A medium-to-plush mattress is perfect for side sleepers with back pain.
Stomach Sleepers with lower back pain
The best mattress for stomach sleepers is one that provides adequate support in your midsection, as well as help alleviate pressure points around your spine.

Best Mattress Type
Medium-to-firm bed works best for stomach sleepers with back pain.

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