We had a mattress from International Bedding that turned out not to be a good one. However, an occasional lemon will happen. Thanks to Melissa and in particular, Anne, at International Bedding, our warranty was honored on the "lemon" and it was replaced. We were offered an up-grade to a Dr. Breuss since the mattress we had is one of the beds IBC no longer manufactures.
I am not an old person or a large person, but my body has been through a lot in my short life time. I have multiple sclerosis, carpel tunnel in both arms, bursitis in my hip joints, and I've had two disc fusion surgeries on my neck, not to mention a massive heart attack, bypass surgery and multiple stent implants in arteries. My husband, too, has had disc fusion surgery on his neck.
Because of the disc fusion surgeries, my left shoulder is impossible to sleep upon. The point of the shoulder always feels deeply bone-bruised. Because of the bursitis and multiple sclerosis, it had been impossible to lie on my right hip. The MS would cause my right leg to go numb within seconds on my old mattress. Since I also cannot sleep on my stomach (don't ask why!), I am left with being confined to sleeping on my back. But this too had been a painful experience since one of the features of multiple sclerosis (otherwise known as the MonSter to sufferers of this incureable, and ultimately fatal, central nervous system disease) is that one is always left feeling as though one is sitting in a vat of hot oil. In other words, the butt burns intensely and constantly.
The first night on the Dr. Breuss Signature bed, I slept all night for the first time in years. Before, resting my elbows on the mattress would have sparked my carpel tunnel to wake me in pain so severe I'd sit straight up in bed and gasp, even though I wear braces on my hands. But the Signature bed is soft and supportive. Not once did the carpel tunnel wake me, as it ALWAYS had in the past, every night without fail, usually several times. What a relief. Some may think the bed too soft, but it is not. It is just soft enough to relieve pressure points that cause pain and just supportive enough to provide a weightless feeling that relieves pain.
I still can't sleep on my left shoulder and they'll never make a bed that allows me to lie on my stomach, but I can lie on my right hip for a few minutes now without my leg going numb. I can sleep on my back with far less burning sensation and pain than what I have experienced in the past few years. My husband would like the bed to be a bit more firm than what it is, but he says he likes it, and judging by listening to him sleep, he sleeps well on it.
I don't believe any bed can completely get rid of all the pain in a body that's been through what mine has. But the Dr. Breuss Signature bed has given me an opportunity to find one inviting place in my home where I can have little or no pain for a space of rest, and for me, that is a blessing I cannot find words to describe. Thank you so much, Anne, for recommending this bed!!