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A Lift Chair for Seniors with Arthritis

Category: Lift Chairs
December 28, 2018

Arthritis is a difficult condition to live with no matter what stage of life you’re in. It can cause ongoing pain that can make sitting, standing, walking, and many other areas of your life uncomfortable and even impossible. If your loved one is facing arthritic pain and is having a hard time finding a comfortable place to relax then a Maryland Lift Chair may be the solution that you’re looking for.

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How Does Arthritis Affect the Body?

At its core, arthritis is a blanket term that implies the inflammation of joints. This inflammation can lead to pain, stiffness, and fatigue and can be either localized or encompassing. The most common form of arthritis is known as “Osteoarthritis” which occurs when the cartilage around a joint wears down or completely wears away. This condition is often characterized by pain, stiffness, a loss in joint mobility, a grinding feeling, and bone spurs. It is quite common, especially in seniors. The other most common form of arthritis is known as “Rheumatoid Arthritis”. Rheumatoid Arthritis is actually an auto-immune disease where your white blood cells that usually turn on viruses will set their sights on your joints. It can lead to many different issues down the line including deformation of the extremities as well as severe pain. Finding a comfortable place to rest when you’re in that much pain can be difficult to say the least, but a lift chair can help.

What Does a Lift Chair Do?

A lift chair is primarily designed to help someone make the transition from sitting to standing and vice versa. However, many lift chairs also have additional features that make them even more helpful to the people who use them. Along with their lifting and lowering features, some lift chairs also offer heating and therapeutic vibration for pain relief. Other lift chairs can be adjusted into a variety of positions, so that one can sit and even lie down with ease. It all depends on the design of the chair in question.

A lot of people have trouble sleeping in a traditional bed due to their medical conditions and concerns about mobility. A lift chair that has a dramatic recline can help substantially so that your loved one can finally sleep restfully.

Call on Freedom Mobility to Learn More About Lift Chairs

As you look for ways to make your loved one’s life more comfortable, a lift chair provides a solid solution. We all deserve to rest comfortably, and for many seniors, a lift chair is the key. We have a nice variety of options for you to take a look at within our showroom in Hanover, Maryland. To learn more about how we can help you, contact us today. We look forward to helping you rest safely and comfortably.

 

 

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