Selecting a Lift Chair
More than just a specific piece of living room furniture, raise chairs with strength have become a staple for millions of people. Users of the lift chair include veterans, individuals with reduced mobility due to illness or injuries, bariatric patients and anyone needing help from sitting to standing. Such new mobility-impaired supports are built to raise the sitter slowly to stand up without causing unnecessary pressure on the back or legs. Today’s lift chairs are the state of the art of versatility device technologies and can be purchased in a multitude of shades of upholstery and types of cloth. However, most chairs currently made provide a choice for heat and massage.
Unlike a traditional manually reclining chair or chair lounger, today’s chairs are electrically powered and do not need to lift and pull down on side levers. A remote, push-button joystick manages both activities. Unlike some of the jerky first-generation, spring-operated automatic chairs of the past, these new electric control chairs of the 21st century are completely safe; the electric motor guarantees that the device is gently lifted and lowered. Another advantage about current chair technology is that most chairs can “power-down” to an upright sitting position in the case of an unexpected electrical failure so as not to trap the sitter in a difficult-to-transit recline.
Choosing the right lift chair is much more than just selecting a color and style of fabric to suit the decor of your space. The physical specifications are defined by the sitter’s height and weight and must be discussed before the chair is bought. A chair that is incompatible with the sitter’s physical structure, either too big or too low, is of no value whatsoever. Most chair manufacturers and styles come in multiple size options, mostly marked in letters of name and model code.
Lift Chair Positions: There are three common lift chair types; the2-position, the 3-position, and the chair limitless. Not only will you sit comfortably in all styles of seats, but you will be softly lifted in a semi-standing position. Likewise, all chairs qualify for a certain recline point. It is this degree of reclinability that separates these three styles of lift chair with electrical power.
A2-position(or partial recline) offers either a seated straight or a comfortable way for the sitter. For a more relaxed posture, the chair will tip backward approximately 45 degrees, but it will not enter a completely reclining state.
A chair with a 3-position (or complete recline) can be reclined to a quarters where the knees of the sitter are about the same height as their elbows. This is the standard recliner. Speak of the chair of a dentist, but with much more convenience and no grinding.
A lift chair infinite-position (or sleep recline) allows the user to make the full range of changes at any angle they deem appropriate. In comparison, on a flat, horizontal base, an infinite-position lift chair can be set up as a bed with all pieces of the body.
The iconic chaise lounger is the quintessential style and can be found in any of the three aforementioned types.
Lift Chair sizes: The most important consideration in selecting one of these things is to adapt the right chair height to the customer. These are the standard sizes: P or Petite-for people 5′ 3 “and below, and of tiny or very limited build S or Small-for people 5′ 3” and below, who are of small build M or Medium-for most people between 5′ 4 “and 6′, who are of medium to medium build L or Large-for most people between 5′ 9” and 6′ 1, “who are of large build XL or Ultra Large-for people taller than 6′ 1”