For individuals who suffer from back pain and other musculo-skeletal issues, finding the right kind of orthopaedic mattress takes on an even greater significance. With the right amount of support, discomfort at key pressure points of the body is reduced, leading to improvements in the quality of life.
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The orthopaedic mattress is an industry innovation which has been partly inspired by the medical advances which began to influence sleep science research in the 1950s. As mattress manufacturers realized that variations in mattress design and construction played an important part in determining the quality of sleep experience, they began to integrate scientific and ergonomic principles in their products. In the midst of the competition to come up with the most optimal mattresses and beds, the idea of producing a medically superior mattress began to capture to focus of the industry leaders. Thus, the orthopaedic mattress was born.
Actually, no standard for the industry has been set regarding orthopaedic mattresses, which is why various brands may come up with very different versons. However, one thing common to orthopaedic mattresses is their higher firmness rating—the firm surface is supposed to prevent the weight of the body from sinking in. By keeping the body in a relatively parallel position, correct spinal alignment is observed.
The best orthopaedic mattresses to date are often a hybrid between the conventional orthopaedic mattress and memory foam mattresses. The incorporation of a memory foam layers acts as the perfect counterbalance to the denser and less yielding materials used in orthopaedic foam. Memory foam, by virtue of its responsiveness to body heat, allows for a more equal distribution of weight to ease pressure points such as the neck, shoulders, hips, and legs.