A short-term solution only, bed boards can be placed under a mattress to make it firmer.
If your mattress has become too soft to lie on comfortably, it is better to buy a new one.
The board should span the full width and length of the bed and be positioned underneath the mattress. Bed boards will work only if your bed base is soft or sprung, i.e. if the base is already solid it will not make any difference.
It is advisable to seek the advice of a physiotherapist before deciding to use a bed board.
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