There are many medical conditions that make the person bedridden and then require them to sleep in specific positions. Adjustable beds cater to such medical conditions when special beds are needed to sleep in certain specific positions as these beds can be adjusted to the person’s requirement. These beds are specially designed and some can sustain more than 650 pounds. There are handy collapsible rails on the side of some beds to avoid accidents and come handy when the person needs support to get off the bed.

Basically, adjustable beds come in two varieties— Heavy duty and Standard, so you can pick the one that suits your requirement. For buying an adjustable bed, look for a few things:

• Mattress size— single, twin, queen, full
• Type of Mattress—air, coil spring, foam and latex

It is not possible to use ordinary mattresses with special adjustable beds but there are these specific designed mattresses that mould according to the person’s body, give proper spine support for perfect alignment. Special mattresses help take away pressure from certain parts of the body bringing down swelling and strain. As different parts of the bed can be adjusted, the head, shoulders, neck, thighs, hips, legs and feet can be positioned as per the patents requirements, by a single touch of the control button.

If you are interested in learning about the health benefits of using an adjustable bed, you might be interested to know that these beds are great at easing the swelling and accumulation of fluid in legs, easing tension, bringing relief to patients suffering from back pain and spinal injuries. People suffering from neck, spine and knees problems are known to benefit a lot while degenerative diseases such as osteoarthritis, phlebitis, varicose veins, and spinal stenosis sufferers find relief in such beds. It is good for people who have undergone surgeries of any kind and different designs and sizes are available for disabled kids also.