Every morning I wake with a very sore lower back. I tried the reccomendations for sleeping postures in the book, but that has not helped. Next thought is the matress. Is there a matress brand that you reccomend? Latex? Springs? The kind that conforms to your body? I have always chosen very firm matresses, thinking that would help.
2 years 1 month ago
12/15/2010 - 7:51am
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Generally our recommendation is to have a medium firm mattress with a high spring count. A soft pillow top can be useful if you are particularly thin or sensitive in your bony areas.
Gokhale Method Teacher, Palo Alto/San Francisco
3 years 7 months ago
08/05/2019 - 9:31am
leesa, layla both are good choice
1 day 17 hours ago
08/13/2014 - 3:12pm
I recently bought a new mattress and opted for one that has a few inches of softness on top, to cradle my boney parts and fill in my curves, with a firm layer beneath it. I opted for a mattress made by Brentwood Home that was sold by Costco(so it was a good price). I purchased the Cedar model as it was the firmest one they offer on Costco's website. It's also made of Green materials which was a plus for me as well. Brentwood Home sells other models as well and the customer service was very helpful.
Both my husband and I love this mattress. If you purchase online most, if not all, manufacturers give you a trial period and you can return it if it doesn't work for you.
Cynthia Rose, L.Ac.
Gokhale Method Teacher, NYC