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Walk-In Bathtubs Make Life Easier and Less Worrisome

Walk-In Bathtubs Make Life Easier, Here's How | Bathcrest Home Solutions

There’s nothing better than sinking into a relaxing bubble bath after a long, hard day. Unfortunately, typical bathtubs can be limiting to seniors, and those with disabilities or chronic pain. Thankfully, walk-in bathtubs have become a popular solution to this frequent problem. Walk-in bathtubs have a tall, watertight door attached to the side of the tub which makes it easy for seniors, or those with disabilities, to step inside while reducing the risk of falls or injury. The built-in seating adds additional comfort and support. Once inside, the water can fill and drain, then the user can easily step out. With additional features like massage jets and easy-to-grip door handles, this walk-in bathtub is a perfect solution for those who struggle to access a typical tub. Walk-in bathtubs are easy to install in an existing tub space. With an easy bathroom remodel, you can have a walk-in bathtub in your home in just a few days. The installs are fairly inexpensive and studies have shown that the walk-in bathtub can actually be cost-effective. The walk-in bathtub also features a re-circulation heater, which stabilizes the water temperature and helps pump hot water into the tub. This feature also enables “hydrotherapy”, and it can be extremely beneficial to seniors and those suffering from arthritis. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “hydrotherapy involves the use of water for soothing pains and treating certain medical conditions.” Another great design feature of the walk-in tub is its wheelchair accessibility. According to the…

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