The Benefits of an Orthopedic Mattress

The Benefits of an Orthopedic Mattress

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Orthopedic mattresses (also spelt ‘orthopaedic’) are special mattresses with a medically-inspired design. They are brilliant for relieving aches, pains and sore joints while you sleep.

Do I Need an Orthopedic Mattress?

If you regularly suffer from back pain, neck pain or swollen joints an orthopedic mattress is perfect. The medically-inspired design:

Provides superior support for key problem areas

Evenly distributes body weight and relieves pressure points

Encourages correct spinal aligment during the night

Promotes healthy blood circulation

Much more than just a place to rest your head, an orthopedic mattress actually helps your body to rest and recover so you wake up feeling refreshed and ready to take on the day – not full of aches and pains.

Types of Orthopedic Mattress

There are two main types of orthopedic mattress, both of which we manufacture onsite at our Yorkshire HQ – Memory Foam and Pocket Sprung. Both are quite firm and provide great support, so mainly it’s down to personal preference.

Memory Foam

Memory foam is a visco-elastic material which is naturally suited to orthopedic mattresses. It’s a temperature-sensitive material, so as soon as you lie down the memory foam will start reacting and moulding to the shape of your body. This is perfect for an orthopedic mattress because it:

Provides full body support

Relieves pressure-points

Promotes correct spinal alignment

Which in turn encourages healthy blood circulation

Reduces tossing and turning by up to 80%

Insulates you from disturbance by a restless partner

All of our memory foam orthopedic mattresses come with a temperature-regulating cover too, so that you don’t get too warm during the night.

Pocket Sprung

Pocket sprung orthopedic mattresses are also a great choice. Our pocket sprung orthopedic mattresses feature:

Large numbers of springs (1500+) to provide high levels of support

Each one of which is individually encased in its own fabric pocket for bespoke support

Remember: the more springs the firmer the mattress (as a general rule of thumb)

Shop Orthopedic Mattresses

At Memory Foam Warehouse, we have over 30 years’ experience supplying medical mattresses to the NHS. We’ve used that invaluable experience to create a range of orthopedic mattresses which will make a real difference to your everyday life.


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