JUST SLEEP BLOG

We've got the REST covered ™
What Mattress Is Best If I Have Lower Back Pain?
What Mattress Is Best If I Have Lower Back Pain?

Patients often ask me what mattress will best help relieve their lower back pain.  Sleeping on the wrong mattress can actually cause back pain or make it worse, but which mattress is the right choice for helping to alleviate lower back pain?

Almost all (statistics show about 8 out of 10) of us suffer from lower back pain at some point in our lives.  The proper mattress can alleviate and in…

read more
Dr. Raymond Hall
How can a Mattress Affect your Sleep and Health
How can a Mattress Affect your Sleep and Health

How can a mattress affect your sleep and health?  Let’s discuss the top scientific factors that affect sleep and solve this question by re-engineering the question by starting from the end result. How can we ultimately get the best sleep? I am going to break up the issues into two broad categories; mechanical and physical. 

The three most important mechanical and physical factors that affect sleep are:

COMFORT/SUPPORT

TEMPERATURE

ENVIRONMENT/TOXINS

COMFORT AND SUPPORT:    You can…

read more
Dr. Raymond Hall, DC
What Type and Firmness is Right for Back Pain Sufferers?
What Type and Firmness is Right for Back Pain Sufferers?

What Type and Firmness of mattress is right for Low Back Pain Sufferers?

What kind of low back support can a mattress provide and will it help your low back pain?  And, if you have low back pain, what type of foam should one purchase and what firmness is best for the low back pain sufferer?  These two questions always tend to linger in the mind of the person…

read more
Dr. Hall
Dr Hall's 5 Tips for Pressure Point Relief
Dr Hall's 5 Tips for Pressure Point Relief

Dr Hall’s 5 Tips for Pressure and Trigger Point Relief        

Pressure and trigger points are considered sensitive points on your body that are typically in contact with your sitting or lying surface that create a pain response.  They seem to appear in various  parts of your body however are most notable where you have areas of boney protuberances such as your hips, shoulders, around your spine…

read more
Dr. Raymond Hall
What is the Best Mattress for Scoliosis?
What is the Best Mattress for Scoliosis?

What is the Best Mattress for Scoliosis?

If you or a loved one is suffering from the condition of “scoliosis”, you probably are wondering what other factors can improve the curvature of the spine -and the bed is a very good, and probably the most important place to start.  Just a reminder, as you probably know, scoliosis is the abnormal curvature of the spine in the frontal…

read more
Dr. Hall