The three therapeutic features in a walk-in tub with high utility are chromotherapy, aromatherapy, and hydrotherapy. Seniors absolutely love this combination of therapy as they deliver the goods on an emotional, physical, and mental level. Let’s look at each feature and detail what it can offer you. Hydrotherapy On more than one front, walk-in tubs excel at funneling all the benefits of hydrotherapy in one place. These include soaking, the whirlpool massage system, and the air massage system. Whirlpool: By way of water [...]
Walk-in tubs are built by companies that either have years of experience or ones that know exactly what seniors need when it comes to bathing safely. You will find this evident in how much of those safety features are shared and pioneered by top companies in the business. Eight recurring safety features are featured by most models for a reason. They are essential for ensuring that seniors’ mobility issues are accommodated for in the walk-in tub’s design features, allowing them [...]
Are you still holding on to that worn out bathtub that seems to be getting harder and harder to clean as it does on the skin? Below, we’ve compiled a list of all the shortcomings of a traditional bathtub that we take for granted and how a walk-in tub answers those shortcomings. High Step-In Seniors that strain too much when lifting their legs for any reason find it especially difficult to lift them over a 14″ – 30″ traditional tub wall. [...]
Acrylic and fiberglass walk-in tubs generally have the same qualities that you would expect from a quality product; but some difference do arise that make seniors more comfortable when bathing and make purchasing a tub light on their pockets. Acrylic Walk In Tubs Acrylic is stretched over a large surface area and then covered with layers of resin and fiberglass to complete the final product of a quality walk-in tub. Its main point of attraction is the variety of shapes it [...]
Installing a senior tub will depend on three things: the kind of accessibility it will deliver, the size of the bathroom, and if the installation will be part of a remodeling project. Accessibility: Not all walk-in tubs are wheelchair-accessible. You should see the tub before purchasing and installing it to get a clear picture of where and how it would be installed. If you are particularly immobile and need as much aid in seat-to-seat transfer as possible, a tub that [...]
Ranging from soaking to more complex uses of hydrotherapy, the walk-in tub brings all the state-of-the-art advancements made in hydrotherapeutic technology and houses them all in one place. Models range between standard soakers and feature-heavy units that meet all your therapeutic needs.