Practical things that can help a bad back; Part two

September 16, 2011 Back Pain

Improving the pain in your back can be as simple as taking a look at all of the things in our lives that we take for granted. Practical things that may help a bad back part two, will give you some insight on the type of mattress that may help in the fight back against back pain.

Over a twenty year period most people will have owned on average, three different washing machines, two fridges, four vacuum cleaners, several different cars but still sleep in the same bed…

In the interest of your back it is really important that you get the right amount of sleep. Personal preference should therefore be taken into account when buying a new mattress.  Any mattress that helps someone sleep without pain and stiffness is the best choice for that individual.

A good mattress should provide support for the natural curves and alignment of the spine. The right amount of back support helps avoid muscle soreness in the morning. Achieving balance between back-support and comfort is sometimes difficult, the evidence suggests that a medium-firm mattress may be more comfortable because it allows the shoulder and hips to sink in slightly…

Always consult your doctor at the onset of back pain and before trying any alternative therapies.

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