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What is a walk in bathtub?
Walk in tubs are designed with a door that seals tightly making it easier for those who want to bath to enjoy using a tub without the physical effort of getting into a standard tub.These types of tubs are especially important for the elderly or those impairments who have lost the mobility needed to get in a tub. There are several kinds of walk-in tubs to make life easier for those with mobility issues.

Who needs a walk In tub?
Walk in tubs can be used by anyone. They function as an ordinary tub so the entire family can use it. The major difference is that the user is seated in the tub versus being able to stretch out or lay in a tub as can be done with standard tubs.Depending on the size, most walk-in tubs will fit in the area of an existing shower or shower -tub combo.

Benefits of walk-in tub?
Safety is the key benefit of installing a walk-In tub. These are specifically designed for those who have mobility issues where getting in and out of a standard tub is too risky. So many injuries to the elder and handicapped happen in the bathroom. It is dangerous with unsure footing and wet floors therefore extra caution is taken in making walk-in tubs to provide slip resistant flooring. Additional safety precautions are also used in walk-in tubs such as grab bars and more importantly the door that doesn’t require stepping over a threshold.
If you or someone you loves has trouble getting in and out of the bathtub or shower, installing a walk-in tub will help alleviate the worry of accidental falls and make for an enjoyable bathing experience.

More Benefits of walk-in tub
We understand that seniors and those with reduced mobility often feel uncertain in the bathroom. With most falls in the home occurring here, moving in and out of a standard-size bathtub isn’t only inconvenient, it can be dangerous. We hope to restore your confidence and peace of mind with our walk-in tubs’ low threshold. The in-tub grab bars and nonslip floors also provide steady support to help keep your balance. Our water-tight door seal also means you won’t have to deal with a wet bathroom floor. Our ADA-compliant high seats also make it easier to settle in and get up once you are finished. The ease of maneuvering in and out of your walk-in tub will make stress a distant memory.
The benefits of a walk-in bathtub don’t end there. From knee pain to insomnia, tendinitis to stroke recovery, a walk-in tub can make you feel much healthier. Depending on your needs, it could be one of the safest investments you make. Here are a few reasons why a walk-in tub can improve your health and lead to a safer bathing experience:
A walk-in tub seat allows you to sit down and relax, and it is easier to stand up and get out of your tub.
Warm water bathing relieves arthritis pain, alleviating stiffness in arthritis sufferers and saving money on health care and physical therapy
Soaking in a warm bath increases heart rate while lowering blood pressure
Bathing improves blood circulation, strengthens your immune system and gives you more energy. Increased blood circulation promotes cell growth, organ function and healthy skin
Water therapy can help in recovery from strokes, connective tissue diseases and other respiratory related problems
A warm bath before bed time promotes drowsiness and relaxes muscles, resulting in a good night’s sleep
Studies show that those with Type II diabetes who used warm water therapy reported a reduction in blood sugar levels, improved sleep and an increased sense of well-being
Warm water immersion can protect the heart from arrhythmia and strengthen the heart muscle
Water therapy can alleviate back, knee and hip pain
A relaxing bath can soothe hemorrhoids, varicose veins and tendinitis

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