What does an Orthopedic Mattress mean?
This is a mattress influenced by the medical study of orthopedics which focuses on disorders or deformities of the spine and joints. It is made of memory (or latex) foam or pocket spring.
It is made keeping in mind the necessities of those who spend a lot of time in bed, as they help reduce the potential for things like blood clots and bedsores. Orthopedic mattresses are often used for patients who have been or are to be hospitalized for a long time.
It is designed to increase comfort and provide extra support to those suffering from back aches, joint pains and arthritis. It improves sleep and posture.
Below mentioned brands are listed based on best reviews and rating. There are more brands available and may be good but not rated, so the decision could be solely yours.
Wakefit Orthopaedic Memory Foam Mattress (4.7/5 stars rating)
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What is a Multi-zoned mattress?
In recent years, technology has enabled mattresses to be zoned. It is designed keeping in mind those who prefer different feel and comfort in different sections of the body, this mattress have different levels of firmness to support different parts of the body.
The head and shoulders are supported with a soft foam which prevents uncomfortable pressure from the mattress in that section.
The stomach and chest are customarily firmer to support the spine if one sleeps on stomach and the upper/lower back of one sleeps on back. In simple words, to keep the spine from curving into ant unnatural shape when one is deep in sleep.
There is another softer zone under the hip section as this region tends to be heavier, hence shifting weight more easily on the mattress.
For the lower section which include legs and feet, the zone is firmer.
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What does Hybrid mattresses mean?
It is a combination of two or more support systems, usually memory foam layers along with an innerspring system.
(5/5 stars rating)