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Top 7 beds for bad backs

Top 7 beds for bad backs

A list of from Bensons for Beds, specifically made for orthopaedic purposes. Going to sleep shouldn't be painful, here's a list of 7 beds that will help with back pain and back issues

While your mattress may not be the specific cause of your back pain, if you’re sleeping on a mattress that doesn’t support your back appropriately, then it could be making it worse, here are a few stand-out choices that could actively relieve pain and discomfort.

iGel mattress

Orthopaedic mattresses are great for helping to relieve back stress and pain, iGel’s in particular are helpful as they prevent you from sinking too deeply into the mattress as you sleep.

The fabric itself is breathable and mouldable, with temperature regulation to help you keep you at just the right temperature as well, so that’s pretty handy!

Encouraging review:

The mattress is as comfortable as sleeping on a cloud


Phoenix backcare mattress

Double-sided seasonal mattresses are a smart idea, with different sides designed for different weather, the Phoenix mattress comes with a side with wool fibres to keep you warm in the winter and synthetic fibres for warmth in summer.

 It also includes pocket springs for enhanced firmness while you sleep, so you’re covered for comfort and for general use, whatever the weather.

Encouraging review:

It’s comfy and great for all seasons” – Nikki Conway


Phoenix extra firm mattress

It may seem ironic to say but a soft mattress doesn’t necessarily guarantee good support and a lumpy or misshapen one could even be bad for your back.

And this is where firm mattresses can come in, with good support for your back, which in turn is good for your spine.

Encouraging review:

Really nice mattress with extra firm pocket springs, ideal for my bad back” –


Westford memory mattress

Memory foam mattresses can be fantastic for moulding to the contours of your body, for pain relief and for a comfortable night’s rest, this Westford mattress also comes with edge-to-edge support for every side of the mattress.

And as a combination mattress, you get the benefits of memory foam and open coil springs for support.

Encouraging review:

Nice and firm but not too much, fits perfectly on the bed frame

Nazreen Hussain


Westford memory support mattress

The support mattress does as its name suggests, offering comfort and support, with pressure-relieving memory foam, a soft touch fabric and a quilted top for a silky smooth experience at a very affordable price.   

Encouraging review:

A great quality and very comfortable mattress

Margaret Taylor


Slumberland mattress

The Clima memory mattress uses a new type of memory foam called ‘Sensaform’ for a more comfortable rest, with pocket springs for individual support and stand-out pressure relief.

The mattress is easy care, made breathable with airholes and has temperature regulation, making sure you’ll never be too or hot too cold while you sleep.

Encouraging review:

“Excellent mattress with memory foam making it very comfortable. Really good quality. Would recommend. I got matching pillows too which is a nice addition.”

Ivan Smith


Rialto mattress

Get edge-to-edge support with this double-sided Rialto mattress, which comes upholstered with a Belgian damask fabric for a softer feel and 1000 encased pocket springs for additional back support.

Encouraging review:

“Very comfortable, my back hasn’t been as sore since buying”

Miss Finlayson

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