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Mattresses and Back Pain

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Mattress Firmness
In the past a firm mattress was considered best for back health. That belief has been challenged in recent years. There has been little in the way of studies, but one double-blinded study published in the Lancet, demonstrated that a new medium-firm mattress relieved chronic low back pain better than a new firm mattress for people with chronic lower back pain.

In this study, participants who slept on a new firm mattress also had ...

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