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Best Mattress for Shoulder Pain
You often get bogged down with shoulder pain and are unable to carry on your daily activities. The reasons may be overuse, fracture, arthritis, ageing or infection.
You have to come out of this painful situation in order to shoulder all your responsibilities. The way out is immobilization of the shoulder, through medical treatment and proper rest. To put your shoulder to rest, so that it can be cured properly, you have to choose the appropriate mattress. According to the doctors, your mattress in this condition must not be too firm or too soft. These mattresses relieve pressure by distributing the body weight evenly, so that extra strain is not put on any one part of the body. Actually these mattresses are strong enough to support the body, so that it will not sink into the bed while you sleep.
The final choice will, however, depend on your weight. A lightweight (less than 130 pounds) individual should choose a medium-soft mattress. If the bed is too firm, pressure points will develop in their bodies, aggravating the pain. Somewhat heavyweight (130-230 pounds) people must choose medium or medium-firm mattress to get rid of shoulder pain. If the weight exceeds 230 pounds, the right choice will be medium-firm or firm mattress.
Let us now help you in choosing the right mattress and relieve you of shoulder pain.
The Amerisleep AS3 memory foam mattress offers a balanced feel and provides both support and comfort. The mattress is 12 inches high and has a medium feel (5 out of 10). The 3 inches thick layer of memory foam layer contours the body closely and alleviates pressure build-ups. Having a medium firmness, this mattress is best suited for average weighing sleepers, back sleepers and light weight stomach sleepers. Its dense foam layers absorb motion transfer and prevent you from getting disturbed by your partners’ position changes.
Among all the Bear mattresses, Bear Pro offers the most attractive pressure relieving properties. Its top layer with breathable Celliant cover can help in chronic back pain or muscle pain recovery. It has two specific layers of copper infused foam and gel memory foam, which adapts around the body to relieve the pressure points by providing balanced support and also gives a cooling effect. The memory foam allows the neck and shoulder regions to sink a little for instant pain relief. For extra support, the mattress comes with a third layer of responsive transitional foam. This layer also helps in proper alignment of the spine, thus helping in relieving the pressure points in the shoulders.
The Bear Hybrid is a medium-firm mattress with relieving memory foam and cooling gel foam, all of which aids in pressure point relief. The core spring structure delivers support, thus ensuring normal spinal alignment, which in turn relieves the pressure points in shoulders. The combination of pocket spring and foam also relieves the pressure points. The premium comfort foam acclimates to all body types and postures. Altogether, the mattress offers a cooling sleep with optimized firmness, which rejuvenates the body. Side sleepers with shoulder pain will get greater benefit from this mattress.
The Mint mattress is an all-foam offering by Tuft & Needle, which constructed with its proprietary Adaptive Foam. The mattress has a medium firm feel and is rated 6 out of 10 on the firmness scale. The Adaptive Foam layer provides comfort and cradles the body while the dense polyfoam support core prevents you from sinking too deep into the mattress. This mattress is best suited for average weighing side and back sleepers as well as light weight stomach sleepers. Being an all-foam variant, the Mint mattress offers good motion isolation while the high density foam layers provide a decent edge support and prevent the edges from sagging.
It has a coil-on-coil structure with a layer of memory foam which gives support to the lower back. The transitional layer consists of pocketed mini coils, and the core boasts thick hour-glass shaped Bonnell coils, which provides extra support. The coils are individually wrapped to provide extra relief to the shoulders and other pressure points. The coils also give a bouncy effect to the mattress. The surface cushioning along with the coils helps to spread the body weight across the whole length of the body, thus relieving pressure sores. The memory foam is also capable of relieving pressure points. Saatva Classic mattress also comes with zoned support, which relieves shoulder pressure.
The Nolah Evolution 15 is a luxury hybrid product in the Nolah mattress lineup. This mattress comes with a plush pillow top that cradles the body and provides comfort. It uses graphite infused polyfoam that allows for cooler sleep. The comfort layers offer ample cushioning without giving the “hug” that might make one uncomfortable. The support core consists of zoned coil system to offer the right amount of support needed while sleeping. This mattress is available in three different firmness levels- Plush (5), Luxury Firm (6) and Firm (8). However, the luxury firm variant caters to the varying needs of different sleepers and different sleeping positions. Its comfort layers cradle the shoulders and help in relieving pain. Being a hybrid model, this mattress offers good edge support and prevents accidental rolling-off.
The Saatva Loom and Leaf memory foam mattress offers a 5-lb memory foam and high-density foam layers which offer a basic support and contour around the body to relieve pressure points. The memory foam also aids in neutral alignment of the spine, which eases shoulder and neck pain. The body weight gets distributes throughout the body, thus, discouraging pressure build up. The relaxed firm provides proper spinal alignment for back, stomach and side sleepers.
The Leesa Legend mattress is a medium-firm mattress, which is supported by one layer of pocket-edge springs at the mattress surface and another layer of micro coils. The extra micro coil layer has polyfoam centre, which renders an extra support to the shoulders and relieves the pressure points. The support and firmness of the mattress does not let the sleeper sink and keeps the stomach aligned. Adequate contouring effect keeps the spine aligned and eases pain in the shoulder region. It is suitable for all types of sleeping positions (side, back, stomach). The top layer of the medium-firm mattress contours around the body and provides a bouncy feeling. Pain relieving effect is also felt for back and side sleepers weighing more than 230 lbs.