Choosing The Best Mattress For Back Pain

Choosing The Best Mattress For Back Pain

Waking up with back pain can put a damper on anyone’s day before it even begins. If you’re tired of tossing and turning, it might be time to consider upgrading your mattress. Mattresses have been a part of 10:PM’s world for over 35 years, and choosing the perfect one is a task we’re well-equipped to handle. In this blog, we’ll explore the causes of back pain and discuss how to pick the best mattress to help alleviate this common discomfort.

What Can Cause Back Pain?

Understanding the underlying causes of back pain should be your first step when it comes to finding an effective solution. This issue can be caused by a wide range of factors that are related to both your sleep and general lifestyle. The most common causes for back pain include:

  1. Poor Posture: People who spend extended hours sitting at desks or standing in the one position may find their posture worsening, leading to back muscle strain. Over time, this can result in further discomfort and pain, especially around the lower back region.
  2. Injuries: Whether it was an accident, fall or sports injury, each incident can cause acute or chronic back pain due to a strain or spinal misalignment.
  3. Medical & Lifestyle Factors: Certain medical conditions such as arthritis can cause or worsen back pain. These conditions can affect the spine, leading to inflammation, nerve compression and constant discomfort. Lifestyle choices such as smoking and lack of exercise can also contribute to back pain.
  4. Sleeping On The Wrong Mattress: Perhaps one of the most overlooked factors contributing to back pain is sleeping on an unsupportive or uncomfortable mattress. A mattress that lacks proper support or fails to contour to your body's natural curves can exacerbate existing back issues and lead to poor sleep quality.

What Makes Up A Good Back Relief Mattress

Now that you’ve got a better idea of what may be causing your discomfort, let’s dive into how to pick a mattress that’s designed to give you relief and promote restful sleep. Fortunately, there are only a few key factors to look out for:

  1. Firmness: While they do provide the necessary support, high-firmness mattresses often don’t have enough cushioning to relieve pressure points and promote proper spinal alignment. On the other hand, a mattress with high softness may lead to sagging and further discomfort.
  2. Pressure Relief: Look for a mattress with pressure-relieving materials such as memory foam, which can help distribute your body weight evenly and alleviate pressure on sensitive areas.
  3. Motion Isolation: If you sleep with a partner, consider a mattress that has motion isolation properties to prevent being disturbed by potential movements during the night.

10:PM’s Comfort Mattresses

At 10:PM, our mattresses are made with premium foams that offer the optimum comfort and support for a good night’s sleep. Each of our models, from the 10:01 to the 10:03, feature the right level of firmness, pressure relief and contouring to suit any sleeper. View our full range and upgrade your mattress today.  

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