A riser recliner can be a massive help to people who have a medical condition which make sitting in a normal chair uncomfortable. A riser recliner with massage has even more benefits – helping to improve circulation while reducing reduce muscle pain and pressure points. Read on to discover how a riser recliner with built-in massage can help ease the pain symptoms of your medical condition in this useful A-Z Guide:
How a Riser Recliner Could Help Your Medical Condition
Symptoms: Arthritis affects around ten million people in the UK and comes in two main forms:
- Osteoarthritis arthritis causes pain and stiffness in joints joints
- Rheumatoid arthritis also attacks soft tissues as well such as tendons
Alleviation: Having the ability to adjust your body position in your riser recliner eliminates the pressure points, easing pain. Massage can also help to reduce pain and muscle spasms.
Symptoms: Amputations can lead to poor circulation in the affected stump. ‘Phantom’ pain experienced in limb removed usually due to a pinched nerves in the scar.
Alleviation: If you sit most of the day, a riser recliner can be moved to help you feel more comfortable. Massage may also help to reduce sensitivity and help with phantom limb pain.
Symptoms: Bronchitis refers to an infection in the lungs airways which causes them to be inflamed and irritated. As a result this blocks the airways making it hard to breathe.
Alleviation: Vibration assists with expectoration of fluid and adjusting your posture in the recliner improves drainage making it easier to breathe.
Symptoms: Lack of mobility, variable ache and attacks of acute pain.
Alleviation: A riser recliner provides many benefits to those people affected by back pain. Having the ability to adjust your chair to a comfortable and supportive resting position can really help to reduce it.
Symptoms: Massive reduction in ability to breathe due to a break down in elasticity of lung, often combined with bronchitis.
Alleviation: Upper body elevation encourages relaxation and allows improved breathing as the diaphragm is lower.
Symptoms: Leaking ‘valve’ at top of stomach, this allows acidic gastric juice to flow up gullet. This causes severe indigestion and scarring.
Alleviation: Raise top of body to prevent the back flow of gastric juices to gullet, giving quick relief from discomfort and reduces risk of permanent damage to gullet.
Symptoms: A leg ulcer is a long-lasting open sore. Symptoms include pain, itching an swelling in the affected leg.
Alleviation: Elevating legs in a riser recliner not only provides greater comfort but reduces Oedema and aids healing. Massage also helps to disperse fluids.
Symptoms: Damage to nervous system causing pain and weakness of muscles.
Alleviation: Elimination of pressure points prevents bedsores. Massage greatly improves circulation so can really help.
Symptoms: Muscular dystrophy refers to the slow destruction of muscle. Common symptoms include slowed circulation, lack of mobility, pressure sores, fluid retention.
Alleviation: Massage assists wasted muscle and adjusting your position in your recliner helps to reduce pressure sores. Massage also helps to reduces fluid retention.
MOTOR NEURONE DISEASE
Symptoms: Quick reduction of muscle, circulation slowed, lack of mobility, pressure sores, fluid retention.
Alleviation: Massage and posture give general relief from multiple problems.
Symptoms: Oedema is a build up of fluid in the body leading to swollen legs and ankles.
Alleviation: Reclining in your riser recliner and raising your feet and legs helps to spread out the fluid reducing pain.
Symptoms: Two limbs paralysed, pressure sores and fluid retention.
Alleviation: Massage prevents sores and the ability to adjust yourself into a more comfortable position independently improves quality of life.
Symptoms: Lack of co-ordination of message from brain to limbs, spasm or tremor.
Alleviation: Patient is made more comfortable by improved posture support and use of massage to reduce muscle spasm.
Symptoms: Partial or total paralysis with involuntary muscle spasm or tremor.
Alleviation: Elevated sleep position beneficial, bed movement assists entry and exit, pressure points eliminated.
Symptoms: Blood clots mainly generated in legs. Arterial thrombosis often needs legs down to assist blood flow, whereas vein thrombosis needs legs up.
Alleviation: Elevating legs improves circulation and using massage may help development of new veins.
Symptoms: Incompetent valves of veins, mainly in legs causing pain.
Alleviation: Rising legs helps to reduce the pain and pressure experienced. This also reduces blood pooling which causes varicose veins. Massage also improves circulation and assists in dilation of blocked vein.