A mattress that can help end back pain
9 February 2021
3 min

In today’s world lot of us lead an inactive and sedentary lifestyle. This probably involves long hours spent slouched at our desks all day at work, not to mention the many hours spent in front of our electronic devices at home during our free time. Evidently, this lifestyle has loads of negative effects and is not really beneficial for our health and our posture. Sadly, resulting from this unhealthy lifestyle, chronic back pain has become all too common in our modern society.


Many of us go through each day having to endure terrible back pain. If you wake up in the morning with pain in your upper, lower back area or along the spine, it might in fact indicate that your mattress is the main contributing factor to your back ache. This article will lead you through some points about how a latex mattress may well be the solution for your often unbearable pain.


Natural qualities


Thanks to its natural properties, latex mattresses are among the best types of mattresses that help alleviate intense back ache. As a matter of fact, many health professionals highly recommend latex mattresses for those suffering from chronic pain and discomfort. A latex mattress is made from a material that doesn’t sag, rather it provides great support for your joints and vertebrae. Apart from that, owing to the material’s natural springiness it is easy to change position because you won’t sink into the mattress which might be experienced when sleeping on a memory foam mattress.




The construction of a latex mattress is specifically designed to reduce surface pressure and also has cushioning properties with an optimal level of firmness. Although a natural latex mattress can be soft or firm, it is neither too soft, nor too firm. If a mattress is too soft, your body may sink into the material leaving your total body without support. Also, if a mattress is too firm, it can create unwanted pressure points especially on the pelvic area or the shoulders. (To read some tips on how to determine the right type of mattress for back ache, click here.)


As mentioned above, a latex mattress is neither too soft nor too firm. It is just right. The construction of this kind of mattress conforms to the body, meaning that it leaves no gaps between the sleeper and the mattress. This promotes natural spine alignment allowing you to sleep in a normal posture. Furthermore, it cradles the body keeping you completely supported in such a way that you won’t toss and turn throughout the night trying to find a comfortable sleeping position.


Bottom line


Thanks to these beneficial properties, sleeping on a natural latex mattress will provide noticeable relief as you lie down. It is guaranteed that you’ll wake up more refreshed in the morning without terrible aches and pains. If you are suffering from acute back pain, don’t hesitate to make some changes regarding your sleeping environment. It is well-advised to consult with a doctor before taking your first steps toward reforming your lifestyle. We hope that you’ll succeed in making some life-changing decisions in order to improve your overall health.


To find out more about Milam mattresses, read some of our customers’ reviews here.

If you’d like to learn more about some other health benefits of latex mattresses, click on this link.

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