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Jul 14, 2016 5:29 PM

Ideal on and off with low back pain starting in my S I joint. At times it is painful to even turn in bed. Or bend over to put on my underwear or socks. I have bought a new bed, but I think it has been just as bad or worse since I got it. It is a foam type one called Casper in the United States. I keep wishing I had gotten the air/memory foam one cup by select comfort. Anyone have experience with a bed that actually relieves back pain?

Jul 14, 2016 11:52 PM

My back and joint pains have improved since sleeping in tempurpedics, which I've been doing for about 10 years. That was when it was the main option other than traditional mattress. Now there are so many options, I couldn't recommend one specifically. Casper seems to have a good reputation!

Jul 17, 2016 6:17 PM

I purchased a Health Care Crescendo mattress that has some memory foam. I've never slept better, though I still wake with pain daily.

Jul 17, 2016 7:27 PM

Beds are very personal. When my pain begin to get REALLY bad, I had to get a mechanical bed with a high-end matress that I topped with a 4 inch memory foam topper. I still have extreme pain but I sleep a little now which is better than before.

Jul 18, 2016 12:58 AM

I have an i comfort which really has done wonders to help with my back pain. I went from a 4-5 nightly to maybe a 1 once a week if I wake with back pain, which is very rare.

Jul 18, 2016 1:13 AM

I had a waterbed once... i hated it... pain was increased, moving impossible and i could not get out without allot of help!🐪 It was like my prison...🐫 i couldnt haveva little lay down in the day to rest if needed cos i couldnt get up... 🐴then who was gonna look after my 4kids, hubby & dependant mom (blind with dementia) lol... it was the worst! 🤗

Jul 18, 2016 1:35 AM

I have an hospital bed with a Quttro Plus Air Circulating Mattress Sysrem

Jul 31, 2016 2:36 PM

I sleep in a recliner because I can no longer lay Down with spinal issues. I'm sure this has made it worse but I couldn't afford the mechanical bed with the high end mattress. It was bad enough the recliner was $2000 and there is a "zero gravity" setting but there are still pressure points. I just have to take my sleep when my body gives up and I doze off.

Aug 22, 2016 10:28 PM

AmandaMiddleton1234, is I comfort a sleep number model? Sounds familiar. I really wanted that one.

Aug 22, 2016 11:31 PM

I have an adjustable Tempurpedic. I can raise my legs, head, or both. I love it! Although it doesn't take the pain away it definitely helps being able to elevate my legs or recline inestead of lying flat if I'm in bed for days. Just have realistic expectations bc it probably won't get rid of the pain

Aug 22, 2016 11:34 PM

Alwayzinpain I completely understand. If it was up to me I'd sleep reclining every night but the hubby can't sleep like. I do on really bad days though, I jock him out to the guest room

Aug 23, 2016 2:14 PM

Luv, no it's not a sleep number model. It's a seperate type of mattress all together. It's basically memory foam.

Aug 23, 2016 4:29 PM

I have a select comfort and love that I have options. My entire t-spine is fused and I have significant RA in my neck, arms legs with sclerosis of my SI joints. I used to only buy Sealy orthopedic every 5 years a new bed. I have had this select comfort for almost 3 years now. Love it.

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