Mattress firmness: firm, soft, medium? How to choose the right bed

You just want a good night's sleep.

Maybe your bed is super old. 

Maybe you're 99% sure that your current bed is contributing to your back pain, hip pain, or shoulder pain. 

As you start navigating the many options of beds, you realize that you have to choose a mattress firmness. Soft vs. firm? Medium? 

What's the difference?! 

This video will explain how to choose the right mattress firmness for your particular style of sleeping. And it'll cover key aspects to consider if you have back pain, shoulder pain, or hip pain. 

This video is based on years of experience with different beds contributing to or causing me all kinds of aches and pains. 

I also talk about how much money I'm willing to spend on a mattress and why history seems to indicate that being as cheap as possible about a bed is probably your best bet. 


About the Author

Matt Hsu is a trainer and orthopedic massage therapist. He fought a long battle with chronic pain all over his body and won. He blends the principles he learned in his journey, empirical observations with clients, and relevant research to help others get their lives back.