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Why occupational therapy is important

Occupational therapy is important for those who require additional help with their day-to-day activities. Whether the help is required due to a physical disability or a lack of motor skills, Occupational Therapists (OT’s) work with people in a variety of settings and cater their wide range of skills to meet the patient’s needs.  When working […]


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Can you use any mattress with an Adjustable Bed?

Whether you are experiencing mobility issues, suffering from back or joint pain or just struggle to find a comfortable position in which to sleep at night, an electric adjustable bed can be a huge help. If you’re looking at buying an adjustable bed, you may be able to use your existing mattress, which could save […]


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Everything you need to know about Adjustable Beds

If you are struggling to get a good night’s sleep, or if you suffer from an ailment which causes you discomfort at night, an electric adjustable bed is an excellent way to gain some much-needed relief. But there are many adjustable beds available on the market, so where do you start when it comes to […]


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Are Memory Foam Mattresses Good For Your Back?

There are many factors that can contribute to back pain and an uncomfortable mattress is one of them. It is essential to get the right mattress for your body type, especially if you suffer from back pain. Every individual is different and so is every mattress type. We all sleep in our very own positions […]


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Are adjustable beds good for the elderly

It is pretty well known that as we age our bodies crave more rest in order to restore and repair.  This is why the comfort of your bed and mattress is so important when it comes to the type of sleep you are able to achieve at night. With adjustable beds, you have a variety […]


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How to Choose the Right Living Room Furniture

Your living room is one of the most important rooms in your home. This is where you relax in the evenings, spend time with your family and entertain visitors. So it’s important that, for you to make the most of your living space, you choose the right furniture for the room. As well as being […]


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Sleeping Tips for the Elderly

Getting a good night’s sleep is vital to our health. In the short term, interrupted sleep can make us irritable and make it difficult to concentrate. However, in the long term, it can lead to serious medical problems as well as making recovery from illness or injury take longer. As we get older, sleeplessness starts […]


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Best chairs for people with limited mobility

Those with mobility issues typically spend the majority of their time sitting – making the need for maximum comfort more important. In this article we are covering the factors you should keep in mind when finding the perfect chair for those with additional mobility needs. The chair’s dimensions When considering a chair for someone with […]


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Top tips to get yourself out of bed with ease

Getting out of bed in the morning can be hard enough when you’ve had a terrible night’s sleep, however, compounded with mobility problems, it can actually seem like an impossible task. As we age, we lose strength in our bones and joints, meaning we’re particularly susceptible to the exact mobility problems that would keep us […]


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Walking for health

It’s National Walking Month so what better time than now to get active? Walking is one of the most common exercises – it’s free, easy, and comes with a host of health benefits. But many people neglect walking as much as they should. It isn’t just walking that is beneficial. A brisk walk is what […]


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The Best Type of Mattress for Side Sleepers

We all have our own unique sleeping style, developed over years of trial and error. And just as no two sleeping positions are the same, no two mattresses are the same either. Believe it or not, not every mattress you find will be the right mattress to suit your sleeping style, particularly, if you’re somebody […]


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How to Choose the Right Armchair for Maximum Comfort

Finding the right chair for your home can be a tricky business. Firstly, you have to find a chair that is comfortable to sit in, and not all chairs were created equal. Then, you have to find a chair that matches your living space, which is again, no easy task. At Rise and Recline UK […]


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What to consider when choosing a chair for the elderly

As we age, our mobility decreases; as a result, comfort will become a higher priority. Therefore, you must pay more attention to your elderly relatives’ needs. In no way shape or form is it healthy or acceptable for the elderly to sit slumped in their chairs. The poor posture of leaning to one side can […]


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How riser recliner chairs work

Electric riser recliner chairs are perfect for all ages. They have a structured system that sets them apart from ordinary reclining chairs. With a wider range of motion, rise and reclining chairs work with a rise and recline action within the chair – thus helping people to sit and stand up from their chair effortlessly. […]


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How to relax your mind before bedtime

We all know the effects of not getting a good night’s sleep. It makes us slow and unresponsive and impacts negatively on our mood. However, poor sleep over long periods of time can have long term health implications. This includes weight gain, diabetes and mental health issues. If you are experiencing consistent sleeplessness, we advise […]


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5 ways to improve your sitting posture

As we find ourselves sitting for longer periods of time, whether hunched over a laptop, or in front of the television on a Sunday afternoon, it is becoming more and more important that we remain mindful of our posture. While a certain sitting position may feel comfortable at the time, poor posture can lead to […]


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How to wake up early in the morning

Having the ability to wake up early comes with many benefits. By getting up earlier, you’re freeing up more time in the day, which allows you to organise and prepare for what you have planned. Not only will you have more time in the morning to get all of your chores out of the way, […]


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How to get a good night sleep

Achieving the right amount of sleep at night is important for maintaining a balanced lifestyle and wellbeing. Those who are unable to complete the recommended amount of sleep typically face negative complications like sleep deprivation and low moods. Pay attention to how you feel when you wake up. If you experience any aches and pains […]


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Made in Britain: Promote British furniture

Rise & Recline Ltd is a British furniture manufacturer. Established in 2001, we have been at the pinnacle of British manufacturing. From riser recliner chairs to adjustable beds, our range of bespoke mobility products are designed and handcrafted by local people in our Nottingham facility. Our support of British-made furniture has never wavered since 2001. […]


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The negative effects of sleeping on an uncomfortable bed

If you are finding it difficult to fall asleep and it isn’t because of personal issues or stress, your mattress may be the main culprit. For many of us, cosying up in our beds and watching late night television or Netflix is considered one of the best things to do.  Better still, some of us […]


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Signs it’s time to replace your mattress

Mattresses are often taken for granted considering how much they contribute to our overall wellbeing. We all know how much better we feel after a good night’s sleep, but the benefits to our wellness go beyond increased energy throughout the day. Your body copes better with both physical and mental stresses when you’re getting restful […]


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The benefits of day chairs

Buying new pieces of furniture can seem difficult, especially when you are unaware of what your desired requirements are for the perfect chair. As comfort is at the top of the priority list for the majority of us, discovering what actually defines comfort can differ from person to person.  As there are many benefits that […]


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Side, back, or stomach: which sleeping position is best?

Getting the right amount of sleep is important for your wellbeing. Typically, most of us require around 8 hours of sleep at night in order to get through the day. Not getting a sufficient amount of sleep can affect our moods and productivity. However, the positions you sleep in can affect the quality of your […]


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How to keep warm during winter nights

For you to be able to achieve a great night sleep and stay warm during the winter period, it is essential that you make a few adjustments to your daily routine. This is extremely important as you get older because your body is less likely to react to the cold conditions efficiently. Therefore, we want […]


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4 Ways to stay stress-free in 2019

In today’s society, we are constantly on the move. The frequent activity and pressure present in our day to day life can contribute to our stress levels. Whether you are suffering from health complications or are constantly on your feet, taking a break to allow your body and mind to relax is vital. To help […]


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How to adapt a home for the elderly

As we age we begin to lose mobility and balance, its common to experience difficulty in manoeuvring about our homes. Even simple tasks like sitting down and standing up become a struggle. As an increasing number of elderly people electing to stay at home instead of moving into a retirement home, mobility becomes of greater […]


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Additional features of a recliner sofa

Investing in a recliner sofa comes with a plethora of benefits. By taking the pressure off of your back as you relax, physical health is improved and stress is relieved. In order to enhance your sitting experience, you can add a range of additional features to your sofa. As each add-on provides you with a specific […]


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Purchasing a rise and recline chair for Christmas

The gift of a Rise & Recline chair for Christmas is a gift for a lifetime. We manufacture gorgeous handcrafted chairs to suit the individual needs of each valued customer. A Rise & Recline chair is an investment in your health and well being and we treat it as such. Going the extra mile to […]


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How adjustable furniture benefits those in care homes

As we age, our mobility begins to deteriorate and can cause discomfort when sitting and laying down on regular chairs and beds. In care homes, it is vital there is tailor-made furniture that suits the different needs of patients. If not then they are led to be sitting in a painful chair for prolonged periods […]


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5 reasons to buy a foam mattress

Developed in the 1970s by NASA to improve the cushioning and crash protection for the airline industry, memory foam has become a commercial success. Especially in the health industry, the launch of the foam mattress has helped millions to sleep better at night. In this blog post, we’ll discuss 5 reasons why it is worth […]


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What is occupational therapy?

Occupational therapists assist patients with physical, psychological and/or social problems. From birth to old age, OT’s deal with illness and trauma, above all to promote independent, and satisfying lifestyles. Occupational therapy can be done in hospitals, care homes or patients homes, but the aim is always to provide assistance to the patient. Whatever their needs […]


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How often should you replace your mattress?

Sleep is incredibly important for all of us, contributing massively to our health and well-being each day. Factors such as energy levels, your bodies ability to cope with stress and illness, as well as your mood are all affected by sleep. Getting a good nights sleep is vital, we all know it. Being aware of […]


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Are Riser Recliner chairs good for back pain?

Unfortunately, back pain seems to affect the best of us. No matter how much we try and take care of our health, back pain tends to be on the things that stick out like a saw thumb. With many of us trying to find a comfortable position to relax, discovering a chair that’ll finally give […]


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Is it Healthy to Sleep in a Recliner Chair?

We’ve all been there. Relaxing in front of the TV whilst watching a movie, or reading a good book, only to drift off part way through. It could be a nap, but equally as likely, you could wake up in the morning wondering what time it is! We’re often told that spending a night in […]


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How to keep your chair in top condition

When investing in luxury comfort, most of our clients request advice on how they can maintain the same high-level condition chair as they did when they first bought it. As we aim at helping people’s lives, we want to ensure we’re helping customers live in comfort, whilst providing a chair that can last them a […]


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Staying healthy as you age – The benefits of swimming

Following on from our previous article on why exercise is important as you age, we’re going to be looking at a few types in depth and demonstrating their positive effects. Remember, exercising isn’t just about staying fit. The mental benefits are just as important providing opportunities to socialise and focus your mind on a skill. […]


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Chairs to help relieve back pain

It is common for regular aches and pains to become a part of our everyday lives as we age. Being one of the main reasons people go to see their doctors, we want to make sure that this stress is being minimised on painful areas. Here at Rise & Recline we believe that having the […]


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5 benefits of Adjustable Beds for the elderly

With over 20 years of experience in providing our valued customers with adjustable beds, we know better than anyone the kind of positive impact one can have in your life. If you feel any kind of regular discomfort from your bed, or struggle to get out of bed, an adjustable may be exactly what you […]


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Why is exercise more important as you age

As you grow older, an active lifestyle becomes more and more important for your health as we become more at risk for health problems. Exercise is one of the best ways of making sure your body stays flexible and in good working order. It can also help to boost your energy levels, improve your overall […]


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How to prevent loss of mobility in the home

As we get older, our ability to move around and do the things that used to come easily to us become more taxing. It’s common for those of us who are losing the mobility we once had to spend lengthy periods in our homes. Unfortunately, this will aggravate mobility lose over time and make such […]


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