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A Midsummer's Night Sleep

I am sure lots of you went camping this past long weekend and were extremely thankful for a soft comfy bed at home, but what if your mattress and pillow are just as harmful for spinal health? Choosing a good mattress and pillow can dramatically change the quality of your sleep. First of all, everyone is different so some of the below suggestions may not work for you! However, the rule of thumb is that your mattress should be flexible enough to adapt to your body’s shape but firm enough to support your spine (usually a medium-firm mattress). If you share your bed, look for a mattress that provides support to each of you individually. Your pillow choice is equally important because it helps ke