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Is Your Mattress the BEST? Maybe it used to be…

Almost every week here at Nightlight Chiropractic, patients come in and ask us, “what mattress should I be sleeping on? What do you recommend as far as mattresses?” Getting a night of good sleep is so important, so we are going to give you soup to nuts, everything you need to know about mattresses. If you look at the best research that’s coming out of the industry, one key takeaway is that all mattresses fail. It takes about seven to fifteen years, and it’s based on how much sag you get. If it gets to about one and a half inches of sag, then the mattress has failed. However, you’ll start to feel increased back pain if your mattress sags half of that, which is 0.75 inches. Realistically, every seven to 15 years, you’re going to need to update...

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