Adjustable beds first made an appearance as hospital beds. Older
patients and those with back problems found it difficult to get
on and off the bed. Adjustable
beds made this process easier by elevating their upper
body upon pressing a simple button. Once the upper body was
elevated, it was much easier for these patients to stand up and
get out of bed.
For many decades, adjustable beds were limited to hospitals.
In the 1980s, some bed manufacturers like Craftmatic,
introduced residential adjustable beds. They especially
targeted older residents and it was immediately a hit. They
became very popular among American homes.
After the millennium, many other bed manufacturers jumped on
the adjustable bed bandwagon after seeing the market potential
of these. Reverie, Serta, Ergomation, Leggett and Platt,
Tempur-pedic and Sleep Number are a few of them, to name a
Today, there are dozens of these reclining bed manufacturers.
In fact, there are even adjustable beds that can adopt the Trendelenburg
position. The Glideaway elevation adjustable bed is an
example reclining bed that can easily do the reverse
Trendelenburg position. In this position, the head is
elevated 15-30 degrees higher than the feet.
Keep tuned into raceinmason.com to learn more about how
adjustable beds can improve the quality of your sleep.