We’ve reviewed all Orthopedic mattresses available on the market(read about our accurate unbiased method), compared side-by-side, and scored according to a range of factors including comfort, pain relief potential, durability, initial odor and heat retention ability.

Below you will find comparison chart(click on the product name to read full review).

Top Ranked Orthopedic Mattresses

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Product Name Zinus 12 Inch Performance Plus / Extra Firm Spring Mattress, Queen
Zinus 12 Inch Performance Plus
Continental Sleep Fifth Ave Collection, Fully Assembled  Mattress Set With 13" Soft Euro Top Orthopedic Queen Mattress and 8" Box Spring
Continental Sleep Fifth Ave Collection,
Spinal Solution 8" Gel Memory Foam Orthopedic Mattress, Queen
Spinal Solution 8" Gel Memory
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Owner satisfaction
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9
10
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7
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7
Durability
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8
10
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7
10
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7
Conforming
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9
10
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7
10
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8
Back pain relief
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8
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8
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6
No initial odor
10
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7
10
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8
10
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4
Motion isolation
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6
10
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9
10
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9
No noise
10
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9
10
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7
10
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9
No sleeping hot
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5
10
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8
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5
Easy to move on
10
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6
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6
Low maintenance
10
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8
10
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7
10
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9

An orthopedic mattress is generally chosen by people that need a mattress for deformities and disorders of the joints and spine. This style of mattress has been created to help with many different disorders, and can be beneficial for many people.

If you experience any form of back pain, neck ache, or joint discomfort the orthopedic mattress will be ideal. The mattress is firm, which provides the perfect support in targeted areas, and it is extremely comfortable.

Do Orthopedic Mattresses have springs?

Yes, an orthopedic mattress has springs with a typical spring gauge of 12.5, which is considered to be the firmest you can find. This spring gauge is incredibly durable, and will ensure that your mattress lasts a lifetime.

Orthopedic Mattress VS Memory Foam Mattress

The main difference between these mattresses are the materials that are used to manufacture them as memory foam have no springs and are considered far more hypoallergenic. As with all products some people prefer orthopedic mattresses and other people love the feel of memory foam. Both mattresses have benefits and disadvantages.

Firmness

This style of mattress is extremely firm, and some people find that this can be uncomfortable. However, you can purchase other styles, including pocket sprung and latex orthopedic mattresses, which are softer.

Advantages

  • Beneficial for back problems
  • Approved by doctors and specialists
  • Available in different firmness

Disadvantages

  • Considered too firm by some people
  • More expensive
  • Construction can be hit and miss