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Top Ten Best Mattresses For Back Pain

This article reviews the 10 best mattresses for back pain available online.

Purchasing a mattress should be simple, but often it’s the opposite. There are so many brands and models it can be bewildering,  and trying to find a mattress that can prevent or relieve back pain is daunting. So what makes a top-shelf mattress stand out from the others? Is it how it’s constructed? The materials used? Or maybe it all comes down to the bottom line: price.

We think it’s a little more complicated than that. There are many factors to keep in mind when purchasing a new mattress, especially if you suffer from back pain. The quality of your sleep isn’t just a matter of comfort; it also affects your health. We’ve done a bit of shopping to determine the best mattresses for sleepers who experience back pain. These ten reviews have been compiled while keeping the full-size models of each mattress front and center; however, most of them are also available in a variety of sizes. Maybe it’s time to treat yourself to a better night’s sleep with a new mattress.

1. Linenspa

8-inch Memory Foam And Innerspring Hybrid Mattress

This mattress is a real find. It combines the comfort of memory foam with innersprings, providing the user with a wonderful night’s sleep. One issue people have had with memory foam is that it’s not supportive. Including the innersprings along with memory foam has been a game changer. Now you can sleep comfortably while also having the support needed. This full-size mattress has a medium feel and is ideal for a dorm or a guest room. It ships rolled up in a box, making it easy to carry upstairs. Enjoy the support of a traditional spring mattress and the comfort of memory foam today with this hybrid mattress.

2. Nora

Gel Infused Memory Foam Mattress

While many people love the comfort of memory foam, some have issues with it getting hot as the night wears on. Nora Mattress has come up with a solution to this problem. Using a gel-infused memory foam, this mattress stays cool all night long. The foam is very dense, and it provides excellent support. They created the mattress using hypoallergenic materials—a plus for allergy sufferers. It resists mold, bacteria, and dust, plus the mattress cover itself is also made from a cool-to-the-touch material which helps sleepers stay comfortable through the night. Not only does it help with back pain, but it’s also great for a host of other issues too.

3. Sweetnight

10-inch Gel Memory Foam Mattress in a Box

This is a fabulous mattress if you suffer from back pain, lousy support or issues with temperature regulation. Sweetnight uses a gel infused memory foam that works, simple as that. It keeps temperatures cool and provides a comfortable sleep experience. The foam itself is very dense, perfect if you have a partner who tosses and turns. It isolates their movements to keep you from waking up. The Sweetnight is crafted with materials that resist bacteria and mites and is also hypoallergenic.

4. Brooklyn

Signature Hybrid

The Brooklyn Signature Hybrid is pure luxury. It is super- comfortable, supportive, and is the company’s number one selling mattress. The customer chooses between three levels of firmness, so you decide what’s best for your specific sleep needs. They use a patented TitanFlex foam that combines memory foam and latex to contour to your body. The foam is supported by over a thousand coils to provide excellent support. It even has a quilted top cover that resists impressions. The cover and the foam is infused with a special gel that keeps you cool at night, and it has a 120-night risk-free trial. This is an excellent choice for a multitude of sleep issues, but for back pain, it’s definitely a gem.

5. Casper

Sleep Essential Memory Foam 8.5 Inch Mattress

Casper mattresses have an outstanding reputation and have won awards from both Time and Good Housekeeping magazines. This model employs three layers of different foams that offer excellent support, resist motion transfer, and keep your body cool and comfortable all night long. The mattress cover is made of a smooth-to-the-touch, yet sturdy material that stands up to years of use. This mattress provides solid support for back pain sufferers and comes with a 100-day risk-free trial.

6. Helix Dawn

Body Contouring Memory Foam Mattress

One issue for people who suffer from back pain is choosing a mattress that is also comfortable for their sleeping partner. Finding a mattress that suits two people with different needs isn’t always easy. The Helix Dawn mattress is a fabulous solution to this problem. It uses Memory Plus Foam and their exclusive Helix Dynamic Foam in separate layers to provide firm support that is customized according to the sleeper. It comes with an optional Ultra Cool cover for temperature control and it is constructed with individually wrapped coils for the perfect amount of support.

7. Perfect Cloud

UltraPlush Gel-Max Memory Foam Mattress

This mattress is a favorite among athletes and pain sufferers because of the advanced technology it uses to give you the perfect night’s rest. Crafted with care, this mattress combines several layers; a 1.5-inch layer of memory foam on top, a 6.5-inch layer of support foam for the base, and a 2-inch Visco Gel-Max memory foam layer nestled in between them. This combination of materials provides the sleeper with a thick, 10- inch mattress for maximum back support. Adding to its appeal, the Perfect Cloud is CertiPUR-US-certified, made in the US, and comes with a 10-year warranty.

8. DreamCloud

Luxury Hybrid Mattress

This mattress feels like you are floating on a soft, fluffy cloud night after night. It has eight layers of high-tech materials perfectly designed for sleep and comfort. The mattress cover is made from a super smooth cashmere blend, and directly underneath it is a body cooling gel-infused memory foam layer. Following that, there are seven layers of different foams that cocoon your body for the sleep of your life. To provide the utmost support, the Dreamcloud luxury hybrid mattress has been constructed with foam-encased micro coils. These go a long way to minimize movement for those who toss and turn. We recommend purchasing an alarm clock if you buy this one. You will need it.

9. Lucid

10-Inch Plush Memory Foam Mattress

Do you have spine issues? Then you should definitely consider this plush mattress by Lucid. The top layer is three inches thick and comprised of a cooling gel/foam hybrid. The final seven inches are thick, dense, and sturdy, providing a firmness that can’t be beat. This mattress gives incredible support to the neck and shoulders all while keeping your spine perfectly aligned. Despite the density of the foams it’s made from, It is well ventilated to keep sleepers cool and comfortable. This is the company’s best selling mattress.

10. Brentwood Home

Cyprus Gel 9 Mattress

This luxurious mattress not only helps with back pain but with a host of other issues. Oh, and it is also environmentally friendly and made with non-toxic materials too! This is a firm mattress that does a great job of distributing weight evenly. For those who toss and turn at night, it isolates your motions, allowing your partner to get a good night’s sleep. The Cyprus is a combination of gel and foam materials, and the cover is made from natural New Zealand wool to wick moisture away from the skin, keeping you comfortable and dry all night.


By BCR Staff
February 2019