There’s nothing worse than trying to get through a day when you’ve had a rotten night’s sleep the night before.

Tossing and turning on a bad mattress night after night is never an ideal way to get through life. A new mattress can be life-changing, particularly if you suffer from back pain, however it can be a minefield when trying to decide between the options out there.

We asked Richard Christianson, chair of the Victorian musculoskeletal committee for the Australian Physiotherapy Association and a highly experienced physiotherapist, for his top tips on how to choose the right mattress for your back.

Top tips for choosing mattresses

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Sleeping on an uncomfortable mattress can cause havoc in your life. Picture: Getty

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