Lift chairs can make a world of difference for people with disabilities because of the many benefits they offer.
Mobility is one of the biggest benefits this type of chair will provide. The reality is that as people age, simple tasks like sitting down or getting up will become increasingly difficult because the body loses mobility, so these movements can become very challenging as a result. Lift chairs can help in this regard because they are designed to make sitting and standing much less strenuous, and the user will be able to position the chair at a level that is suitable and comfortable for them. Their preferred level will make sitting down a lot easier because the chair will be lowered into a sitting position, so they will not be forced to rely on their body alone. The same is true of getting up, and this can be done a lot easier, and at a relaxed pace, so they will not have to worry about falling or slipping, and such risks will be eliminated.
People with disabilities would benefit tremendously from this chair, and even though disabilities vary, they all make simple tasks more difficult and strenuous. People in wheelchairs can make use of lift chairs because this product would allow them to transfer themselves from their wheelchair into a comfortable sitting chair easily. Anyone with a spinal disorder would also be able to move themselves into and out of the chair, so they would get to have their independence while enjoying comfort and would not have to rely on a caregiver for the transfer.
Even those suffering from arthritis could benefit from having a lift chair because while this condition is not considered a disability, it can cause a lot of pain if even slight pressure is applied on certain joints. A lift chair would reduce the amount of pressure and stress on the knees, elbows and back and would prevent arthritis from acting up, which could otherwise happen when attempting to get up or sit down. Lift chairs can be adjusted, so you can raise them as well, which would prevent you from having to bend your legs or back.
If you’re concerned about appearance, you do not have to worry because lift chairs are available in a variety of styles and designs, so you can choose colours and materials that suit your personal taste. These chairs are specifically designed to feel and function like regular chairs while looking good and will make life a lot more enjoyable and easier for anyone with disabilities. You can also customize them, so there are other benefits in addition to the mobility and comfort these chairs provide.
Trinity Home Medical can provide you with more information regarding these chairs and other medical supplies. We also carry compression socks and orthopedic shoes, so if you are in the Edmonton area, give us a call today!