The right mattress can mean waking up with no back pain. While there is no conclusive mattress type that works better than another at relieving pain, proper support is essential. That means different things for different people. Some are comfortable on a soft mattress, while others prefer one that is hard. Still others prefer something in between those extremes. The best way to select a mattress is to test it out and see if it has the support needed. Do not just quickly lay down and decide. Take off shoes, get in a comfortable position, stay put for at least fifteen minutes, and then change position. If purchasing a mattress online, make sure it has a trial offer and can be returned if necessary.


For the average person, back pain can be managed with support that relieves pressure points and contours to the body in any sleeping position. A saatva mattress is built to last, made in America, and designed to provide maximum support in three models. Plush Soft provides minimum support, Luxury Firm is both soft and supportive, and Firm offers firm support, but is not a hard mattress. Each model begins with a steel core base support system. The tempered steel lower coil base layer creates increased durability and prevents the mattress from sagging over time. The top section has individually wrapped coils to contour to any body shape.

There is an edge support system that gives sleepers more surface area by keeping the edges from sagging. Patented “Spinal Zone” technology consists of active wire support in the center third of the mattress. It evens out weight distribution, lessens pressure points, and reduces stiffness. A lumber enhancement memory foam layer reduces stress and tension of the lower back. The mattress is topped off with a cotton cover and a euro pillow top. This offers more cushioning than regular pillow top mattresses. Each model is available in five sizes. Twin, twin XL, full, queen, king, and California king sizes mean there is a bed to accommodate every need. Mattresses are built to last ten to fifteen years, and are more affordable than similar high-quality mattresses.