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The Unique Benefits of Medical Adjustable Beds


With more medical advantages, an adjustable bed finds more functions in a hospital or a nursing home. It provides relief to people who are bed-ridden or those who have to stay in bed for long hours and can be adjusted either manually or electrically.

There are several health benefits from adjustable beds. Adjustable beds ease swelling of the legs and ease back pain. They relieve soreness of the body and soothe neck and shoulder tension. They also offset acid reflux and overnight heartburn. They provide relief for certain parts of the body such as the neck, spine and knees. Adjustable beds are especially useful for people who have degenerative spondylolisthesis, osteoarthritis, spinal stenosis and other diseases. They are also ideal for people who have just had surgery. Adjustable beds also help in getting in and out of bed; relieving the heart muscle, thus making breathing easier; reliving the stomach muscles and aiding in proper digestion; passive back stretching, and more. Some adjustable beds also have built-in massaging motors in automatic and manual modes.

Medical adjustable beds can also designed to suit the exact requirements of the user. They can be designed to suit the condition of the patient and the exact position the body has to rest on the bed. The bed can also be fitted with a massage system and various other options. Medical adjustable beds are available in twin, queen, king or single sizes and the firmness can also be adjusted as per requirements. They can also be operated electronically by the user and without an attendant.

Medical adjustable beds are particularly useful for disabled, elderly and invalid users, regardless of whether the handicap is permanent or temporary. Their very lightweight control can adjust the head, foot motors, as well as the massaging unit, all simultaneously.

The main components of a medical adjustable bed are: the vertical lifter, the motors, battery backup, retractable cot sides, optional cot side protectors, base cut-outs, locking castors, reflex multi-zone mattress, and therapeutic massage system.

Adjustable beds come in various guises like the pocket spring mattress or the modern foam mattresses. They are also available with the option of screw-in or fixed legs. Fixed-leg beds are more suitable for nursing, allowing positioning the feet of various medical apparatus under the bed.

Adjustable Beds Info provides detailed information on electric, medical, cheap, and used adjustable beds, as well as adjustable air beds and adjustable bed reviews. Adjustable Beds Info is the sister site of Massage Chairs Web.


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