Benefits of Using a Lift Chair
A lift chair is an electric powered armchair allowing the user to adjust it to safely lower themselves into a seated position, or lift them into standing. This mechanism alleviates the strain and pressure that can come from getting in and out of a chair, and makes users less dependent on others for assistance.
We carry a variety of lift chairs, also known as recliner chairs, and so here is a look at some benefits and specific chair highlights.
Reduces Risk of Pressure Sores
Staying in the same seated or lying position for extended periods of time can lead to pressure sores, which can be extremely painful and take a long time to heal with risks of infection. A lift chair provides the option to alter your position easily, taking pressure off various parts of the body.
More than just the basics of helping with getting in and out of a seat, a lift chair improves circulation. Since it is easy to shift positions at the touch of a button, this helps to prevent stiffness, by promoting a range of movement in joints and muscles. With less stiff muscles and joints comes increased mobility, and increased independence.
Swelling and circulation issues can often present when seated for a long time, especially for people prone to low blood pressure or fluid retention. When the legs are lower than the rest of the body all the time, fluid can collect in the lower legs leading to swollen ankles and blood can pool around the calves, leading to varicose veins. A lift chair lets the user keep their legs raised, aiding in healthy circulation and reducing swelling.
Helps with Sleeping
While it’s not recommended to sleep only in a recliner chair, it can be better sometimes than just sleeping in a bed. A lift chair may help with several sleep-related conditions, such as snoring, sleep apnoea, and asthma. This is because having the head elevated can help increase airflow to the lungs, thus reducing the severity of some symptoms.
Lift Chairs are Comfortable!
Setting aside all the medical benefits of using a lift chair, they are just very comfortable and enjoyable to use. They are available in a range of different styles and configurations, but their common theme is the superior comfort offered. High-quality fabric, no painful pressure points, comfy cushioning and perfectly supported posture combine to make lift chairs the most comfortable seating you’ll find.
Types of Lift Chairs
We carry a variety of lift chairs, however please note that not all products are available in all of our locations. Please call your nearest location to confirm availability, and prices may vary based on what is available.
If you’re looking for a lift chair to spend most of your day and night in, or a chair that will rejuvenate you after a long day at work, look no further than the Cloud. With a Unique Bucket Seat and chaise pad design, it cradles your lower body in comfort plus features AutoDrive hand control, with four programmable memory buttons to save that perfect position.
The Regal is a feature-rich chair designed for people who like to keep things within hands’ reach. Its dual flip-open arms conceal extra storage space, a cup holder, and a hideaway tray. A luxurious three-pillow waterfall back can be adjusted, providing more comfort options. Stylish and superbly constructed, the Regal will allow you to kick back and relax in first-class comfort.
The DayDreamer features the exclusive PowerPillow™ providing the ultimate in position control. Recline back and adjust both your head and neck using the articulating head pillow. This chair offers maximum comfort options, all with the touch of a button. It is a medium-sized lift recliner with whisper-quiet dual motors for independent backrest and seat operation.
Are you short on space, but searching for extreme comfort? You don’t have to look any further than our sizing collection of space-saving power lift recliners. With a seamed back and forward-gliding recline motion, this design is offered in small, medium, and large sizes and requires only 4”, 5” or 6” inches from any wall. The Golden Space Saver will fit perfectly in almost any sized room! Includes full chaise pad support for total body comfort and simple two button control.
Lift chairs have many advantages, from reducing stress, anxiety, back pain, muscle pain, joint pain, and can help to increase airflow to the lungs. But most of all, they are comfortable additions to any home! Get in touch and we can help you get the best chair for you.