I don't want to order a mattress and box spring only to have to pay a recall fee.
I cannot find any mention for an older Simmons Beautyrest Mattress, the Olson Way.
It is just over 10 years and it is not giving me the support I now need.
I loved the individual coils, etc.
Possibly, it is not just the bed as my body has not been nice to me over the last 6+ years.
I don't want memory foam. I don't know if I should get a plush or pillow top because
I have read that plush is not good for spinal alignment and that pillow top is bad for older people. Augh!
I am 88, and might be having to have a spinal fusion this fall.
I have spondylolisthesis (severe at L4/L5 and now slipping at L5/1 Doctor said at grade 2.
I will get an MRI and see a neurosurgeon next month. Last test was December of last year.
Also getting a DEXA scan as I have some osteoporosis and osteopenia; need to see what that shows.
Adding: I have painful hips; gluteal tendinopathy, both sides. Spurs in S/I joints and hips.
Also, peripheral neuropathy in both lower limbs and feet and just plain nasty feet with surgically inducted arthritis in toes.
Every facet in my spine is arthritic. I have cervical stenosis, healed compression fractures at T5 and 12.
I see recommendations from $700 to >$2000. My budget is closer to $1500.
I am temporarily sleeping on what my daughter had in her guest bedroom.
It is a Sealy Deveraux Plush Pillowtop.
It's not as bad as my old Beautyrest, but I still get up a couple of times due to pain.
I thought that would happen with all mattresses, but while in Ireland in May, I sleep all night a couple of times and one morning realized my hips weren't hurting. Their mattresses were all made in England.
Thank you, Maureen
Nothing Simmons, Sealy, or any of the name brands makes today, in the US, is made without memory foam.
What makes a Beautyrest so comfortable is the individually pocketed coils, which contour to the shape of the body and maintain the natural alignment of the spine.
Pillowtop mattress are not good because of how quickly they wear.
A mattress with good, firm support and a comfortable sleeping surface is the way to go.
There’s nothing wrong with a plush mattress, if it’s not too soft.
The mattress I’d recommend for you is:
The Wolf Brolynn Old Fashioned Two Sided Mattress in Plush.
This mattress has an individually pocketed coil unit and is upholstered with natural, plant based poly foam.
There is NO Memory Foam in this mattress.
Click on this link to view specifications and prices.
I bought a Sealy Posturepedic mattress in February 2020.
I have a very bad back and I bought the Sealy name because they were reputable.
Now, less than two years later this mattress hurts my back so bad, that it isn't funny.
It has completely broken down and I can feel every spring in my lower back area.
It makes me numb in my posterior and extremities.
I won't buy another Sealy product as long as I live.
I contacted the store where I bought it and they came out.
They said it didn't have any catastrophic damage and wouldn't do anything about it..
What is the warranty on this thing? It never has been comfortable since day one.
Thanks for letting me rant, Carol
Your mistake is, now, a common one....buying a name you once were able to trust.
All of the major, "Name Brands", have gone bad over the last 10 years, or so.
Sealy, Simmons, Serta, Stearns & Foster had spent decades building their reputations by producing high quality mattresses. They've all been sold to investors who care nothing about quality...only about profits.
They are producing products that are designed to purposefully fail quickly, so that you buy more frequently.
The cause of all your problems is the memory foam upholstery they are currently using.
The diabolical thing about memory foam is that it returns close enough to its original shape when you get out of bed, that you are highly unlikely to prevail in a warranty claim. You simply have to rebuy.
Memory foam has created a boon for the industry at the expense of the consumer, for which it is a nightmare.
If you want to make a successful purchase, avoid mattresses that have any memory foam in them.
Besides being a lousy product in terms of performance, it off gasses the toxic chemicals from which memory foam is made...creating a health hazard in the bargain...as if simply being a lousy product weren't bad enough.
I recommend the Wolf Brolynn Old Fashioned Two-Sided Mattress, which contains NO Memory Foam.
This mattress comes in 3 choices of comfort.
Click on this link to view specifications and prices:
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