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Choosing the Best Mattress for the Lower Back
Choosing the Best Mattress for the Lower Back

Tips for Selecting the Best Mattress for Lower Back Pain

By Dr Raymond Hall, DC

Many discussions we all have encountered about the best mattress for lower back pain generally include a disclaimer something like— there is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to finding the right mattress for people with back pain.

As a sleep and spine specialist, I believe that the best mattress is the one that allows you to sleep…

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Dr Raymond Hall, DC
Neck and Back Pain. Treatment and Therapy Options
Neck and Back Pain. Treatment and Therapy Options

By  Dr Raymond Hall, DC

After a long search of what is causing your neck or back pain or fragmented sleep (and I presume being a reader and research oriented person), you are probably looking for the best, most effective and fastest treatment to solve your issue.  You have probably read numerous articles about what a pinched nerve in your neck or back feels like,
discovered what is the difference between…

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Best Mattress  for  Lower Back Pain
Best Mattress for Lower Back Pain

Patients often ask me what mattress will best help relieve their lower back pain. The answer is two-fold and by the way, congratulations for reseaching this question as awareness is key and the first step!  Knowing the necessary components of a mattress is essential to making the right choice.  Alternatively, being aware of the number one reason our backs hurt when we awaken is also equally important.  We sleep a…

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Lower Back Pain:  Disc vs Facet Joint Origin
Lower Back Pain: Disc vs Facet Joint Origin

Lower back pain effects approximately 80% of the population at some point time in their life.  In the past 31 years of my practice, I see the most common pain coming from either the intervertebral discs (the cushions between the vertebra) or from the facet articulations.  There are many other causes of low back pain but for…

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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…

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