Over the years, many people have asked for my opinion on mattresses.

In general, backs like to be supported.  The stiffer the mattress, the more support for the spine, the better.  But the hips and shoulders do not do well with the stiffer mattresses.  Hips and shoulders can get very sore after a night sleeping on a very stiff bed.  One solution for this problem is to have a good, firm mattress with a nice pillow-top cushion.

Please read the following Dynamic Chiropractic article before purchasing a new mattress.