Back pain prevention and treatment, spine health preservation

“A man is as young as his spinal column. If your spine is stiff at 30, you are old. If it is flexible at 60, you are young.” Joseph H. Pilates

back pain

Back pain is one of the most common reasons people go to doctor. It affects 70-80% of the population at some point in their life. The revolutionary RehaBed has been developed and used in spine and orthopeadic clinics for the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of back pain, lower back pain as well as spine disorders. Furthermore, to generally preserve spine health which is vital for active life and healthy ageing. Its remedial and preventative qualities go beyond any health benefits of other orthopedic bed-systems, memory foams or sprung mattresses. Moreover, it gives the ultimate comfort for all age groups.

RehaBed can be supplied in our bed frames and it also can be fitted into existing bed frames!

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Ms Amanda Shirtcliffe – Para Dressage Rider

“Training as a para dressage athlete takes its toll on my body. Consequently, rest and recovery is paramount to my success in the saddle. Replacing my bed and mattress for a RehaBed has given me the comfortable nights sleep that I so desperately craved ~ this is without a doubt the best bed I have ever slept on!”

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How it works

The spine and body are flexible therefor they need flexible support. One which adjusts automatically to each individual body and how it moves. The double row slat base under the mattress can move in all 3 dimensions. As a result, it can perfectly adjust ergonomically to the contour of any body type at any position. The slats are made of white beech wood which go through a special steaming and cooling process to make them strong as well as flexible at the same time. The strips between the slat rows are made of a special durable foam material in special canvas cases.

Its special finish and suspension means they are able to carry out vertical, transverse and rotational movement. Regardless weight, shape or position on the bed, it always keeps the spine in the ideal position. Furthermore, it makes perfect weight shifting.

Therefore, the RehaBed has outstanding pressure care management qualities.

The slat base adapts perfectly to the shape of the user’s body. It provides perfect, equal support to the spine along its full length as well as exceptional lower back support.

The vertebral discs will take up the optimal position during sleep avoiding their degeneration. Importantly, decreasing the load strain and thereby ensuring that no harmful tension points develop. The RehaBed evenly distributes the weight on the bones, the ligaments, the muscles linking them. As well as on the muscles surrounding the spine and the area around the joints. As a consequence, the blood supply will be perfect as will be the removal of inter-tissue waste material through the veins and lymph vessels. At the same time the slat base also stretches the spine longitudinally, moving the vertebrae and articular discs away from each other. The arteries are straightened out and the local blood pressure will decrease and supply of nutrition to the articular discs will increase.

The RehaBed is the perfect solution for preventing and treating of

  • Acute and chronic loco-motor diseases
  • Lumbago, sciatica, spinal disc herniation and post-operative conditions
  • Degenerative disc disease and vertebral subluxations
  • Vertebral and limb disorders
  • Joint pains, arthritis, osteoporosis, spinal injuries
  • Lower back and spinal pain
  • Pain in the vertical- thoracic- and lumbar vertebrae
  • Pain and numbness in the upper and lower extremities
  • Insomnia, poor circulation and short of breath
  • Acid reflux and night-time heartburn

“After permanent use of the RehaBed in the above mentioned conditions the need for drug use, as supported by previous clinical surveys, has dropped considerably or even ceased and planned surgeries have become avoidable.” A. Tailor MD (Specialist in Neurosurgery)

“The qualities of the RehaBed not only prevent the further deterioration of spine disorders but as prevention, they can make it impossible for them to appear at all. As a practicing doctor who cures patients with loco-motor diseases, I find the RehaBed extremely good at the prevention of spinal disorders and also at their regeneration.” Dr J. Baggio (Spine-Specialist, Head Physician)

“The important effect of the slat base of the RehaBed is that it is not only the load on the spine that will become more evenly distributed due to the plastic-dynamic support, but also the body stretches out length-wise, the spine stretches on the slat base” Dr G. Sengey (Orthopaedist)

It is recommended for all age groups as it helps in

Healthy development of the bones and spine
Preservation of spine health
Enhancement of physical performance
Avoiding sleeping disorders, chronic headaches, neurosis

We spend an average of 6 hours out of 24 in bed, which would amount to around 20 years during our lifetime.

Firm Bed

Firm Bed

Soft Bed

Soft Bed

RehaBed

RehaBed

Sleeping on a too soft or too firm bed can cause structural changes created by bad posture. This can contribute to degenerative disc disease, along with other degenerative changes to the spine. On a too soft bed the spine bends onto the bed and the muscles slacken on the concave side, during which:

  • the vertebrae and the bones degenerate
  • bone sediment forms on their corners
  • the muscle becomes taut on the convex side and the arteries running through the muscles become compressed
  • the blood supply deteriorates and neither can the used blood pass out through the compressed veins and lymph vessels
  • pains like muscular strain, occurs when we wake up
  • the tensioned muscles and ligaments become stretched, thus their holding effect is weakened during physical activity during the day

The situation is very similar on a too firm bed, but the negative effect occurs in a different section.

As John Lennon BM, MM.C, and Norman Shealy M.D stated that “bad posture affects and moderates every psychologic function from breathing to hormonal production. Spinal pain, headache, mood, blood pressure, pulse and lung capacity are among the functions most easily influenced by posture.”

By sleeping on RehaBed you can use your sleeping hours to cure your spine. Contrary to sleeping on a too soft or too firm bed which can damage your discs night by night. This makes a huge difference as we spend 1/3 of our life in bed!