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Pillows and Mattresses - Are they the cause of back pain?

lets look at the average person


24 hours in a day


  • 6-8 hours in bed

  • 1 hour getting ready (shower, hair, breakfast)

  • 2 hours commute (morning and evening) - probably driving or sitting

  • 8 hours at work (most of it sitting down)

  • 1 hour cooking/eating


18 - 20 hours limited activity across the day (including sleep)


Best Case


  • 4 - 6 hours spare a day

  • 20 - 30 spare a week (mon - fri)


What are you choosing to do in those 4-6 hours every day or 20 - 30 hours in the week


Even if you did 30 mins a night of physical activity you are still only doing 2.5 hours of physical activity a week


30 hours sedentary vs 2.5 hours active


Do you still think your pillow or mattress is the reason you are in pain or stiff?


Stiffness is only one part of back pain but forcing your head, neck, hips, shoulders into one position when you are sleeping could be more detrimental.


Could you be more active - not just going to the gym -


Wouldn't you like the ability to support your own body and not depend on a pillow???



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