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Find out your options for getting a hospital bed at home.

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A pressure-relieving mattress is designed to prevent excessive force on vulnerable areas of the user’s body.

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A Mattress protector can come in a variety of forms. Some are simply made to protect your mattress from everyday use, whereas others are more heavy-duty. Mattress protectors can be padded and quilted to add extra levels of comfort to your mattress. Meanwhile, others are made from water-resistant materials to help protect the mattress from soling. Types of Mattress Protectors The majority of mattress protectors you will find for sale online are made from materials such as cotton and polyester. Often, they are made from a blend of the two. This type of mattress protector is used on regular mattresses,...

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An orthopaedic mattress – also known as an “orthopedic" mattress in North America – is a tried and tested technology that has been around for decades. Since the early ones came onto the market in the 1950s, this technology has been refined and further developed so that todays are even more effective than ever before. Different mattress manufacturers use differing systems in them, but the point is always the same – to provide excellent levels of support for a great night's sleep. What Makes An Orthopaedic Mattress Distinct From a Normal Mattress? Whether it uses memory foam, pocket springs, reflex...

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With increased weight, comes increased pressure on prominent areas of the body while laying down. This can raise the potential to develop pressure ulcers (sometimes referred to as bed sores) in extremely obese people. Pressure ulcers are not only unsightly and painful, but they also pose serious threats to an individual’s health. As such, the best mattress for a heavy person would be one that actively works to relieve pressure. What Are Pressure Ulcers? Pressure ulcers (or pressure sores) occur through prolonged pressure on the body, which causes injury to the skin and underlying tissue. Anybody can develop pressure ulcers...

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