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Choosing a Riser Recliner Chair

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Choosing a Riser Recliner Chair
Riser recliner chairs are something to consider if you are still having difficulties standing up from an armchair even after it has been raised.

These chairs allow you to elevate your legs and recline in the chair. The chair assists you in to a standing position by lifting and tilting you from seated to standing. To use these types of chairs safely you have to be able to take weight through your legs as the chair lifts you in to a standing position. Consider that you will require sufficient space behind the chair when it is in its reclined position and ensure that you are within the safe weight limit of the chair.

Riser recliners with one (single) motor

These chairs have one motor that controls the backrest and the footrest at the same time, so as when the backrest reclines the footrest comes up. These chairs are simple to operate with a button for both up and down, but remember that you cannot operate the back and footrest independently of each other. With these chairs you are able to recline in the chair and then the chair can return to the upright position, the seat then lifts, tilts and assists you to stand up.

Riser recliner chairs with two (dual) motors

These chairs have two motors which mean that the backrest and the footrest can be controlled independently of each other. So, for example, you can to sit upright but still be able to elevate your legs. With a dual motor chair this gives lots of flexibility to change your position and obtain a comfortable position for your particular needs. The chair allows you to recline with a range of positions for your legs. The chair then returns to the upright position and the seat lifts, tilts and allows you to stand.

 

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