An introduction to adjustable beds
Adjustable beds, also known as semi-fowler beds, can be positioned to suit the needs of the user. Those who need to sleep in certain positions due to their state of health usually use adjustable beds.
They can also be used by people who are temporarily or permanently bedridden so that they can sleep more comfortably. Sometimes people without medical needs can use adjustable beds to get a comfortable sleep.
Health Benefits Of An Adjustable Bed
Adjustable beds can be placed in a comfortable position depending on the needs of the sleeper. They are very convenient to read in bed or watch TV. They are also ideal for people who have severe sleep problems due to stress, physical exertion or other complaints. Since the adjustable beds can be shaped according to the body structure of the person, they offer maximum comfort and relaxation. Adjustable beds are also very stable and can carry more than 600 pounds.
Adjustable beds are made in two versions: standard or heavy duty beds. Adjustable beds consist of two main components: the base and the mattress. When buying an adjustable bed, there are several characteristics to consider: the size of the mattress (twin, king, king or full mattress) and the type of mattress (foam, latex, spiral spring or air). Ordinary mattresses cannot be used on adjustable beds. The mattresses for adjustable beds are also specially tailored to the human body. This contributes to the relief of certain parts of the body and the correct alignment of the spine. They are also equipped with adjustable rails on both sides.
Adjustable Bed vs Regular Bed
Adjustable beds are available in different versions – the pocket spring mattress or the modern foam mattresses. Adjustable beds can be controlled electronically via a control. Head, neck, shoulders, upper and lower back, hips, thighs, legs and feet can be comfortably positioned on the bed by adjusting the different parts of the bed. This can be done with a simple push of a button.
Adjustable beds have several health benefits. Adjustable beds relieve leg swelling or edema and relieve back pain. They relieve pain in the body and relieve tension in the neighbors and shoulders. They also balance acid reflux and nighttime heartburn. They provide relief for certain parts of the body such as the neck, spine and knees. Adjustable beds are particularly useful for people with degenerative spondylolisthesis, osteoarthritis, spinal canal stenosis, asthma, phlebitis, varicose veins, back or neck pain. Adjustable beds also make getting in and out easier, relieve the heart muscle to make breathing easier, calm the abdominal muscles and support proper digestion and are also ideal for passive back extensions etc. Some adjustable beds also have built-in massage motors in both automatic and manual modes .
There are many types of adjustable beds on the market that can be selected according to the personal needs of the user. There is not a single type of adjustable bed that is suitable for everyone. Professional medical advice can also be obtained before buying an adjustable bed. The right type of bed is all the more important for people who are bedridden or for those who have to stay in bed for a long time.