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How to Choose

Become pain free by understanding what goes into finding the best mattress for back pain.


Take the guesswork out of choosing your mattress. bedMATCH® helps you find the best bed for you!

Best Mattresses

Start your search with these top-rated mattress that help alleviate back pain.


Determining the best mattress for you shouldn’t feel like a guessing game, especially when you’re looking for the best mattress for back pain. At Mattress Warehouse, we want every single person to have a quality night’s sleep that’s free from pain. If you struggle with back pain overnight, don’t waste money or time experimenting with different mattresses that may or may not work for your unique sleeping style.
Once you’re ready—and even if you still need some help—come by and visit one of our over 300 stores. and talk with a member of our experienced sleep specialists to find the best mattress to treat your back pain.


When it comes to your mattress, you should have the best match. According to the Sleep Foundation, you spend one-third of your life in bed , so it makes sense to make it a comfortable, enriching place to sleep. If you find yourself waking up throughout the night in pain, adjustments are necessary.
bedMATCH® is Mattress Warehouse’s patented diagnostic sleep system that takes the guesswork out of mattress shopping by implementing scientific recommendations. Using advanced technology and 18 statistical measurements, this test helps you find the best sleep experience for your body type, sleeping style, and preferences.


If you struggle with back pain, know you’re not alone. Up to 80 percent of adults suffer from back pain at one time or another, and this can hugely impact your sleep. Research suggests that over half of people with lower back pain report sleeping issues. Choosing the best mattress for back pain—whether that’s the best mattress for lower back pain or the best mattress for mid back pain—you need to pay attention to your sleeping style, body type, and preferences.
The right mattress can make a difference in alleviating back pain by offering your body and spine the support it needs. It’s important to be fitted properly to ensure you get the best mattress for you. Consult our blog for more resources on back pain caused by sleeping.
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Firmness makes a huge difference in how much pain you may experience throughout the night. If you suffer from back pain, then it’s recommended more often than not to choose a mattress with medium firmness, but keep in mind that your unique sleeping style may require something else. Typically, when you choose a mattress that is too soft, it doesn’t support your body or spine properly, which can lead to cramping and pain throughout the night.
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Making sure you get the right amount of support from your mattress is key for anyone dealing with back pain. The best mattress for back pain is one that helps align the curve of your spine while easing pressure points. Hybrid mattresses may be ideal if you suffer from back pain during sleep, since you can gain pressure relief from foam layers while also getting support from classic springs.


Just as aches and pains affect people differently, the ideal mattress to relieve those aches and pains is different. The best mattress for low back pain, the best mattress for mid back pain, or the best mattress for back pain may vary. Determine exactly which mattresses are right for your unique situation.
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Kingsdown Holborn Cushion Euro Top Hybrid Mattress

The Kingsdown Holborn Cushion Euro Top is a great combination mattress. You get all the support from heavy gauge steel inner springs while enjoying the luxurious comfort of the contouring foam. High-quality lumbar support helps make this a great mattress for sleepers with back pain.
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Aireloom Tahiti Luxury Plush Mattress

The Aireloom Tahiti Luxury Plush Mattress offers you cool-comfort materials, making this mattress great for users with back pain, but also for anyone wanting to stay cool throughout the night. Plush, ventilated CelsionPLUS helps regulate temperatures with high-density encased coils that add support.
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SmartLife Calla Plush Mattress

The SmartLife Calla Plush offers the ultimate body conforming support. With Smartlife’s patented Body Sensing Technology, the Calla automatically adjusts to each unique body shape, height and weight. The SmartLife Calla mattress features an open-cell structure memory foam that provides a breathable surface to disperse heat, keeping you cool all night. This mattress comes with a remote control or a wireless app that can be downloaded on your phone or tablet.
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Serta iDirections Elite X7 Hybrid Plush

The Serta iDirections Elite X7 Hybrid Plush is a unique, high-quality mattress that’s only sold at Mattress Warehouse. It’s designed with a cooling cover for excellent temperature control and both a complex Micro Coil System and Foam Encased Joey Coil System to offer excellent spinal alignment.
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Sealy Parada Ultra Firm Mattress

The Sealy Parada Ultra Firm mattress features a reinforced edge that improves durability, while cover treatments help to keep you cool, and the mattress protected. With motion-reducing encased coils and targeted memory foam support, a durable knit fabric cover with moisture-wicking properties, and antibacterial Surface-Guard TechnologyTM to protect, you'll be sure to have a peaceful night's rest.


If you deal with back pain while sleeping, we encourage you to browse the mattresses listed above. If you’re not sure what you might like best, take the bedMATCH® quiz online or visit one of our stores. Our sleep specialists want to help you find the best bed for you to help improve your sleep.
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