Living with chronic pain can make life feel like an interminable chore. It is therefore essential to find ways of easing the pain by finding daily living aids that can help carry out everyday tasks. From getting dressed in the morning, eating and drinking, moving around and getting a good night’s sleep, carefully designed equipment and utensils are available to enable a more fulfilling lifestyle.
Pain relief starts with being comfortable. Adjustable beds and orthopedic mattresses help considerably as does the right chair during the daytime. Modern beds and chairs are designed to suit individual needs. Motorised riser recliner chairs are particularly helpful for getting comfortably seated and indeed for getting out of the chair.
The use of sensible shoes, such as Wide Fit Comfort Footwear, for outside or slippers for in the home cannot be underestimated! These need to be easy to get on and off and have good gripping soles to prevent slipping. Simple Velcro fasteners ensure that footwear can be securely adjusted whilst being quick to do. Walking aids not only assist a person move around but can also prevent falls by ensuring extra stability to those whose balance is impaired.
If walking is not an option, wheelchairs and scooters come in a variety of sizes, weights and materials to suit personal needs. Have a look at our article on choosing the right type of wheelchair before you order. Comfort is essential as hours may be spent in the chair at any time!
Long term pain can be depressing and impact on numerous areas of a person’s life, but with some of the fantastic products from Simplelife Mobility including walking aids, pain relief aids and wheelchairs, you can help manage some of the issues related to pain.