Do Adjustable Beds Help Back Pain?
If you are someone who suffers from back ailments, you will know how debilitating it can be. As well as interfering with daily activities, the condition can also make sleeping more difficult. And it’s an extremely common condition that can affect people of all ages. Usually, the best type of bed for bad backs and […]
Which is the best adjustable bed base for you? We go undercover to find out
When buying a bed, it’s easy to consider the size, the look, and the feel – but all too easy to forget about the bed base itself. Despite the current trend to buy a special mattress to take better care of your back, posture, and sleep health, the real problem could lie deeper than that. […]
What is a bad sleeping posture?
Most of us have read or heard advice about ‘good posture’ at one time or another. More often than not it relates to our daytime activities – lifting, pushing, standing up, sitting, using a computer. But how many times have you been given advice about a good posture for sleeping? The answer, in all probability, […]
7 tips for living with chronic pain
Chronic pain affects many people. In fact, it’s estimated that around half of all adults in the UK may be living with the condition. Generally, it is considered to be any pain that lasts longer than three months. Chronic pain can occur for a number of reasons, with a few of the most common being […]
Are separate beds the secret to a successful relationship?
Whether it’s snoring, conflicting bedtime routines or different sleeping preferences, sharing a bed can give rise to all sorts of problems. There has been plenty of research to suggest that many couples are not happy sleeping in the same bed, with around 50 per cent of sleep disturbances reported to be caused by partners. Over […]
How to maintain a healthy posture
From slouching at desks, to hunching over smartphones, to sleeping in unsupportive positions, there are all sorts of everyday activities that can cause poor posture. While you may not pay much attention to the way in which you sit, stand or sleep on a daily basis, these habits can put undue pressure on your muscles, […]
3 Steps To Improving Your Posture
Most of us are guilty of adopting poor postures when we stand, sit and sleep. While this may not cause you any trouble in the short term, over long periods of time these bad postural habits can begin to take a serious toll on your health and wellbeing. As well as causing temporary pain, musculoskeletal […]
Using Massage Therapy To Combat The Pain Of Sciatica
Sciatica is a common condition that is caused by irritation, damage or compression of the sciatic nerve. Symptoms vary from person to person and can include a numb or tingling sensation or more severe pain that starts at your lower back and travels down your legs to your feet. While not always a serious health […]
Is Your Comfortable Sofa Causing Your Backache?
Chances are, you’ve probably experienced backache at some point in your life. From hunching over desks to wearing uncomfortable shoes, there are many everyday activities that can cause your back to feel stiff and sore. However, did you know that your sofa could also be wreaking havoc on this part of your body? Today, more […]
The freefaller or the foetus: which sleeping position is best for you?
When you climb between the sheets each night, you might not think twice about your sleeping position. However, failing to pay attention to your posture in bed could be a big mistake. Experts suggest that slipping into slumber in the wrong position could be as damaging to health as wandering around with a permanent slouch. […]
Can Adjustable Beds Help Sleep Apnoea?
Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a relatively common condition in which the muscles in the throat collapse, causing a complete or partial blockage of the airway, which pulls the individual out of a deep sleep intermittently throughout the night. While most cases occur in people between the ages of 30 and 60, it can affect […]
How to alleviate arthritic pain with an adjustable bed
Like eating well and being active, getting a good night’s sleep is vital to our health and wellbeing. Research shows that 1 in 3 people suffer with aches and pains that stop them from getting a good night’s sleep. Prolonged poor sleep has shown to contribute to a variety of health problems including; cardiovascular disease, […]
Can adjustable beds help you control acid reflux?
Acid reflux may be common, but this fact doesn’t make the condition any less unpleasant. Caused by stomach acid coming back up the oesophagus and into the mouth, it is often associated with heartburn, which is a burning chest pain that occurs after eating. Both of these problems are symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD). […]
The importance of good sleep posture
Just as there are good sitting and standing positions, there is also good sleep posture. Some of us may feel comfortable only in one position, whereas others will choose to sleep in many different positions. Sleep is the time when your body gets a chance to repair itself so sleeping in a comfortable position and […]
How a riser recliner chair works
A riser recliner chair is a specialist seating solution that’s designed to help users get into and out of a sitting position with ease. These products offer added support and freedom of movement for people who suffer from debilitating health conditions and who find it difficult to sit down or stand up unaided. Featuring state […]
How does an adjustable bed work?
In the past, adjustable beds were relatively rare. However, as the technology used in these products has progressed and public awareness has grown, their popularity has boomed. If you don’t yet have one of these innovative sleeping aids, you may be missing a trick. They can make nodding off at night much easier, and they […]
Is it worth buying an adjustable bed?
As anyone who has looked into buying a new bed lately will know, there is a wide range of options on the market. From divans, to bedsteads, to storage beds, there’s a lot to choose from. That’s not even taking into account the variety of materials, colours, designs, mattresses and headboards on offer. Advances in […]
Using Recliner Chairs to Treat Arthritis in The Winter
Winter in the UK is rarely a pleasant time of the year. As soon as the temperature drops, the chances of arthritis pain occurring increases dramatically. The colder weather can make winter completely miserable for sufferers across the country. Joints tend to become stiffer and pain can increase to unbearable levels. Many arthritis sufferers believe […]
Improve Circulation With a Massage Chair
It is well known that good circulation is essential for a healthy body, but if you have limited mobility it can be difficult to exercise in order to improve circulation. Massage can help to alleviate some of the symptoms, and, for those who are able, it can also be used in conjunction with exercise to […]
How Memory Foam Mattresses Work
In recent years, memory foam mattresses have transformed the level of comfort available to sleepers. The foam reacts with the body’s heat, softening and forming a shape around the contours of the sleeper. The cells of the foam have holes in them, which allows the pressure placed on them to spread to other cells, thereby […]