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Finding the right chair for an arthritis sufferer

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Rise and Recline’s range of riser recliner chairs are tailored to provide relief for a wide range of health conditions. Aside from supporting patients to retain their independence, the assistive functions of a rise and recline chair also help to relieve the impact of a number of symptoms of chronic conditions, including arthritis.  Arthritis can […]

The Difference Between Single and Dual Motor Chairs

Rise and Recline’s range of Riser Recliner chairs offer a wide range of options for customisation. As well as the size and dimensions of the chair, the chair design and upholstery, you can also choose between different mechanism types depending on which suits your requirements the best. The two main variables to the mechanism are […]

Lumbar Lordosis

The curvature of a person’s spine is an important factor in how their body absorbs shock, whilst also allowing them to remain stable but still be flexible enough to move around freely. What is Lumbar Lordosis? Lumbar lordosis is when the inward curvature of the ‘lumbar’ region of the spine is normal. If this area […]

How Riser Recliner chairs help with fluid retention

Riser Recliner chairs are a great option for patients who suffer from fluid retention. As you know, the fluid build up within the body causes the affected area to become swollen. Unfortunately, the predominantly affected areas tend to be the places of the body that are in need the most – the feet and ankles. […]

How Electric Riser Recliner Chairs Help With Back Pain

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Sitting for long periods of time, particularly with improper posture, can lead to extreme discomfort, medical conditions and back pain. If left unchecked, back pain can become chronic, making it more difficult for your patient to move around the home and to sleep at night. If your patient is struggling with back pain and discomfort, […]

How to Successfully Seat a Patient on the Bariatric Rise and Recline Chair

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In working with a bariatric patient with reduced mobility, there are additional considerations, not just with the moving and handling of the patient, but also in reducing the risks associated with sitting for prolonged periods. Choosing the right chair Successfully seating a bariatric patient starts with selecting the right chair, one which is designed to […]

Ensuring Patients are Sitting Comfortably in Their Rise and Recline Chair

Comfort in sitting is often seen as a relative and subjective concept. Different people sit differently and will naturally settle into a position that is comfortable for them. However, while a sitting position can initially be comfortable for the patient, holding it for prolonged periods of time can cause discomfort and lead to long term […]

The Features of a Riser Recliner Chair

While a recliner chair is often thought of as a luxury item, somewhere to relax and put your feet up at the end of the day. However, as well as increased comfort, Riser Recliner chairs are an often overlooked mobility aid that offer real health benefits to patients. Rise and Recline chairs come with a […]

Why Reclining Chairs are so Beneficial for Elderly Patients

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When taking care of elderly patients, particularly as mobility deteriorates, it is important to equip their home appropriately in order to maintain independence and preserve dignity, while at the same time keeping them safe from injury. However, while grab rails and bath lifts and other equipment are invaluable in providing a safe environment, an often […]

How Tilt-in-Space chairs provide pressure relief

Incorrect seating arrangements for your patients can lead to a number of additional health concerns, including pressure ulcers and an increased risk of injury from falling. For patients with reduced mobility, an option for reducing this risk is to use a tilt-in-space chair. What is a tilt-in-space riser recliner chair? While there are numerous benefits […]

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