4 Tips to Help Prevent Back Pain in Bed, According to a Surgeon

April 16th, 2020

Memory foam, firm, soft, pillow-top — there's a lot to choose from in the mattress department.

The truth of the matter: unfortunately, there isn't a best option for reducing back pain.

"Mattresses are tricky, and they are a big business," Dr. Alan S. Hilibrand, MD, chief of Spine Surgery at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, explains.

"Sleeping on a good mattress won't eliminate back pain, but a mattress with poor support certainly can make it worse."


To read more of Dr. Hilibrand's advice please click here.

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