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Relaxing Footrestby Aidata
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The Relaxing Footrest from Aidata uses several design features to distinguish itself from many other footrests currently available. The large (17.7" W x 13.0" D) non-skid platform includes "acupressure bumps" which can be used without footwear to gently massage the feet. The height adjustable platform has 3 height settings - 4.5", 5.8", and 6.3" and is also free floating at each height setting, accommodating the desired angle at the ankle - either positive or negative. This foot rest features robust construction with both the base and footplate having extensive structural reinforcement and the non-skid pads on the base ensure secure positioning for the user. Note: This platform cannot be fixed at a desired angle.
Three Angle Adjustments
- The Relaxing Footrest offers 3 ranges of angle adjustment (± 20°, ±25°, ±33°) - with the range of movement increasing as the height is increased. Movement is unrestricted at all times, permitting the user to find the most comfortable position for the ankles and feet.
Increased Blood Flow and Circulation
- The presence of a freely moving foot rest encourages users to move throughout the day rather than maintaining a static position. This movement stimulates circulation in both the feet and legs which can help to reduce the risk of blood clots and varicose veins.
Reduces Strain on the Foot and Ankle
- Many office workers sit with one foot forward of the other, putting the foot into a position called plantar flexion. Over time, sustained plantar flexion can cause the calf muscles to become tight and stiff which, in turn, can lead to a range of uncomfortable symptoms in the foot. The non-locking platform on Relaxing Footrest permits users to flex the ankle joint easily back and forth. This healthy movement at the joint can reduce strain caused by sustained plantar flexion, or sustained dorsiflexion. The frequent small movements also promote better circulation, helping to reduce the risk of blood clots and varicose veins.
Improves Upper Body Posture
- The Relaxing Footrest provides users with a stable and supportive surface that encourages them to correctly utilize the back of their chair. Rather than "perching" on the front edge of their seat the placement of their feet encourages them to sit back and benefit from the supportive structure of the chair back. This improved posture can reduce undue stress on both the lower and upper back as well as the shoulders and decrease the risk of developing neck pain.
Can Reduce Potential Pressure Points and Restriction of Circulation
- Shorter users often have their chair elevated in order to achieve appropriate positioning at the desk. This can leave their legs "dangling" which can result in pressure against the back of the thighs, potentially restricting circulation. The Relaxing Footrest offers settings of 4.5", 5.7" & 6.3", generally sufficient enough to reduce or even eliminate these pressure points - encouraging unimpeded circulation.
- Textured, Comfort Surface: Raised "acupressure" bumps on the Relaxing Footrest can massage and relieve tension in the feet and body (when used without footwear).
- Non-Locking, Tilting Platform: Encourages movement at the ankles and promotes circulation throughout the work day.
- Three Footplate Angle Adjustment Ranges: The Relaxing Footrest offers three ranges of angle adjustment, increasing with the height setting: ± 20°, ±25°, ±33°.
- Sturdy Design: Constructed from durable, high strength ABS plastic and steel for strength and durability.
- Anti-Slip Feet: Rubber coated feet ensure the Relaxing Footrest stays in place without sliding.
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Aidata Relaxing Footrest
- Position your chair to the appropriate height prior to adjusting your foot rest. This will ensure that you are able to properly access your worksurface. Once your seating height is selected, then adjust the foot rest to a height which positions your knees slightly below your hips. The height should be sufficient to ensure that there are no pressure points against the back of the thighs at the edge of your seat.
- Flex your ankles and feet by taking advantage of the freely tilting platform. This encourages circulation in the feet and lower legs and may aid in reducing some of the health risks associated with static sitting.
- Once your foot rest is correctly positioned make a point of sitting back in your chair and letting the backrest provide your back with the appropriate support. Not only is this good for the health of your back - it will also be more restful and has the potential to significantly reduce the risk of developing lower back pain due to poor posture. It may well also result in a more relaxed back, neck and shoulders with an accompanying reduction in end-of-day fatigue.
- After your chair and foot rest are correctly positioned ensure that appropriate adjustments are made to your monitor height. If you move from a "perching" posture to sitting back in your chair with correct upright posture you will most likely need to elevate your monitor since your head will be elevated and your line of sight will naturally follow suit.
- Take advantage of the "acupressure" bumps on the foot platform. If you are comfortable working without footwear you may well find that the bumps can provide a degree of comfortable stimulation for the soles of your feet. Some people find that stimulating the nerves in the feet triggers an energizing effect.
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