février 19, 2014

The Gel Mattress: How To Help Your Bad Back And Sore Muscles

We all probably know from experience that if we don’t get a good night’s sleep, then we won’t have a good day tomorrow. While an occasional night of tossing and turning may be inevitable, when aches and pains persistently disrupt your sleep and make you uncomfortable throughout the day, then something has to be done. 

It’s an unfortunate fact that most people, at one point in their lives, will suffer from joint and muscle-related pain. In fact, 31 million Americans are experiencing back pain at any given time, making it the most common reason for missed work and the second most common reason for visits to the doctor’s office1.

Whether a sports injury, accident, or physical health condition is the source of your soreness and strain, the quality of your mattress can make the difference between pain aggravation and pain relief. So, you may be wondering, what is the best mattress for a bad back?  

When considering a solution for your back pain while sleeping, make sure your mattress adapts to your body, promotes healthy posture, and is comfortable for you! 

How Gel Beds Can Eliminate Pain

When it comes to a supportive mattress, firmer isn’t always better: strained vertebrae, like your lumbar, need some pushback, but high-impact areas of your body, like your shoulders and hips, need more cushioning. Pressure on joints while sleeping is a common cause of waking with numb arms and legs, leads to disruptive movement, and can cause pain and discomfort the following day.

Gel mattresses and pillows can be especially effective in supporting proper alignment without causing pressure points. The adaptive properties of “soft solid” gel means that it adjusts to each individual’s unique shape, conforming to your body without restricting circulation or confining movement. A gel bed that is comfortably firm can help ease back pain and sore muscles so that you wake up the next morning feeling rejuvenated and ready to take on the day. 

If you are a victim of sleepless nights due to bodily pain and discomfort, an ergonomic gel mattress with the benefits of both support and comfort may be the solution you need for a better, more sound sleep. But, not all gels are made the same! 

The Science of Gel

Gel is a unique material that combines the adaptability of water with the support of a solid. The physical properties of gel also make it good for thermal conductivity, which helps promote heat dispersion and creates a cooling effect. 

While there are a variety of gels used in many different products, there is one that has been specially engineered to efficiently redistribute pressure in a way that reduces and may even eliminate aches and pains (like a bad back): that is Technogel. After its initial use in medical equipment, knowing that greater comfort and relaxation can improve health and wellness for everyone led Technogel to its applications in sleeping.   

Why the Gel Mattress is Perfect for You

Why are Technogel Sleeping products so effective? Featuring the most advanced mattress technology, from both a science and design perspective, Technogel has optimized the use of gel to deliver restorative rest for people of all lifestyles. Technogel remains the first and only brand featuring a full layer of plasticizer-free gel that is odorless, non-toxic, and proven for superior rest and recovery2 

Everyone deserves the benefits of deeper sleep: the active mom who gives more to others than to herself; the career-focused professional who is driven by a sense of achievement; laborers who rely on their bodies; service professionals who are on their feet accommodating others all day; physicians, nurses, police and firefighters who are always on the go to keep us healthy and safe; athletes and weekend warriors; and all of us who refuse to slow down as we age.  Whatever your day demands of you, you need a time and place to unwind each night and restore your mind and body for tomorrow. 

New owners of Technogel mattresses and pillows consistently comment about finally realizing a rejuvenating sleep that changes their lives for the better. They wake up feeling refreshed—an experience that’s become too rare in our fast-paced, digitally connected world. We all aspire to accomplish more; don’t let unnecessary aches and pains hold you back. 

Take the Next Step to Feeling Better, Stronger

Find a store near you to try a Technogel mattress and pillow.

1-- http://www.acatoday.org/level2_css.cfm?T1ID=13&T2ID=68

2 -- Results of a double-blind crossover study conducted at the University of Turin (Italy) Department of Neurosciences Sleep Disorder Center showed that Technogel can help increase time spent in deep phases of sleep by up to 45% and decrease time spent in light phases of sleep by as much as 33% compared to sleeping on conventional materials

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