In times past, not a lot of scientific consideration was applied to the design of such mundane things as mattresses. But ever since biomedical research and chiropractic revealed more and more about the proper care of the back and joints, mattress design followed suit.
Naturally, as this article points out, the kind of mattress a person can buy will depend upon how much money is available. But assuming that the would-be customer isn’t forced to settle for a hand-me-down or a thrift store “bargain,” the available mattresses on the market will be designed for three different kinds of sleep styles, and each has its own impact on the sleeper’s back and joint health.
Sleep Styles And Sleepers
Sleep style breaks down to one of three classifications. Within these ranges are some designs providing varying degrees of comfort and support.
Back sleepers are resting in the manner most recommended by medical …