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Do adjustable beds help with back pain?

Many mattresses can aggravate back issues by putting undue strain on sensitive areas. Adjustable beds are among the best beds for back pain and can aid in the treatment of a range of medical issues, making your day-to-day life more comfortable. Finding a bed that provides enough support is the key to a good night's sleep.

How adjustable beds can help with back pain

Adjustable beds allow the user to raise or lower the upper body and legs, which can help shift the weight off the back and help relieve pressure.  With the ability to move into a variety of positions, adjustable beds allow you to choose the most comfortable resting position for you. People who prefer to sleep in an inclined position rather than resting flat on a standard mattress may benefit from adjustable beds.

Sleeping on an incline relieves pressure from your back

To reduce backache, it is recommended to sleep on an incline. Sleeping on a small incline with extra support under the knees can help relieve strain on the spine and make it easier to sleep, especially for those with lower back pain.

Helps promote blood circulation

In addition to supporting the natural curvature of the spine, an upper body incline and raised knees can promote blood circulation and decrease inflammation of injured tissue. If you sleep on your side, an adjustable bed might help keep your spine in normal alignment.

A reliable way to support your back

Investing in an adjustable bed will provide you with a long-term and reliable way to support your back as you sleep. Since most people use pillows to hold up their upper bodies or position the pillows beneath their knees, it often leads to an unequal amount of support and creates additional discomfort in specific areas of the back. Most people move around when sleeping, which means they will frequently return to an unsupported posture in the middle of the night.

Help decrease joint compression

Adjustable beds can also help patients with spinal problems by decreasing joint compression and avoiding soreness or stiffness when they wake up. Patients who have had back surgery may benefit from an adjustable bed since a flat mattress can worsen the issue and cause tension to develop in pressure points.

Looking for the perfect adjustable bed for you?


See our range of adjustable beds to find out more about the selection of beds we have available. Our adjustable beds are made to measure with a range of optional extras to choose from.

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