At Heavenly Walk-In Tubs, we’re proud to provide numerous portable bathtub options that can help seniors and those who deal with disabilities bathe in comfort and ease. Our portable tub options allow for even those with serious mobility issues to clean up privately, comfortably and without pain or danger.
The exact type of walk-in tub that you or a loved one needs might depend on the mobility issues involved and a few other important factors. Let’s look at a few common tub models you might choose, and why they might be the right choice.
A slide-in bathtub is a unique option that has a seat-height surface and a door as part of its primary design. This is generally an option that’s best for people who are still walking without much difficulty, but can also be great for those who have leg weakness or require a wheelchair or walker to move around. As the name suggests, this model allows the user to simply and easily slide into the seated position within the tub directly from the door.
A hydrotherapy tub, which is one of our specialties, at Heavenly Walk-In Tubs, combines technologies to create massaging jets for users. It uses multiple powerful water jets to help soothe painful areas, and can be perfect for arthritis sufferers or those with a specific injury that causes chronic pain. They’re also great for boosting circulation and relaxing overactive muscles.
For users who need to transfer directly from a wheelchair into the tub, these models are great. They have outward swinging doors to allow an easy transfer, plus an anti-slip floor to prevent falls. These models will also generally come with grab bars and built-in benches, and many will also combine these with hydrotherapy features.