WHAT IS A POSITIONING AID AND DO I NEED ONE?
Positioning aids are supportive cushioning products specially designed to assist postural alignment and offer pressure relief.
HOW DOES POSITIONING AID WORK?
Positioning aids are often made with a medium to high-density orthopedic foam core or memory foam. These act as great supports for your body or can be used to align your body's posture and keep you in a fixed position while you lie down. They are also commonly used for post-surgery and pregnancy relief.
WHAT POSITIONING AIDS ARE AVAILABLE FOR SALE?
There are many different types of positioning aid designed for different purposes. Some of the main types are listed below.
1. BED WEDGES
Designed to prevent acid reflux, bed wedges raise and support the upper part of your body while lying down. They can also be placed under your legs and feet or positioned upright while sitting up in bed. Travel bed wedges are available so you can remain comfortable even when you’re on the move.
2. KNEE PILLOWS
Knee pillows are designed to reduce discomfort in your knee joints and prevent hip abduction. They often come with adjustable straps and rest between your knees while you sleep or rest.
Our best-selling Putnam knee pillow is used and recommended by the NHS.
3. LEG REST / RAISER
A leg rest or raiser is designed to rest your legs while you sleep. Specially contoured to follow the shape of your legs, they are ideal for relieving pressure off tired legs and feet. They also offer relief from varicose veins, swollen ankles, phlebitis, and edema.
4. NECK SUPPORT PILLOW INSERT
Also referred to as a cervical roll, neck support pillows offer that little extra support to the cervical spine and are a great way to relieve neck and shoulder pain. These memory foam cylindrical supports are designed to be inserted along the bottom edge of a rectangular pillow.
5. BODY PILLOWS
The multi-purpose full body pillow can relieve back pain and is recommended for use during pregnancy to relieve symptoms of pelvic girdle pain or symphysis pubis dysfunction.
DO I NEED A POSITIONING AID?
If you are someone who wants to improve or fix poor posture then a positioning aid is a great tool that can help you achieve that.
If you’re pregnant, are recovering from an injury or surgery, or suffering from physical problems, then positioning aids offer practical relief to help you feel comfortable and give you a restful night’s sleep while looking after your body.
Our positioning aids are made in the UK and our exceptional customer service and quality products have earned us 4.98/5 stars on Google Reviews. Our positioning aids are even the trusted choice of key public and private health providers including the NHS and Bupa.
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