It is no secret that recliners are super comfortable, there may be the coziest piece of furniture you love to spend your time but are they fit for sleeping?  If you’re a guy or a girl who likes to sleep with their feet up and ends up being on the couch more than the bed, then looking into recliners specifically produced for sleeping may be the way to go.

Why one should consider sleeping on their recliners

Modern recliners have adapted to our needs providing the ultimate luxury of a comfortable sleep. This is ideal if you’re a nursing mother or have medical needs but even if you just simply like sleeping on the recliner for the comfort, we’ve identified a few things to look for when purchasing a recliner for sleep.

There are various benefits to sleeping on a recliner. It is a very unique piece of furniture, with its ability to adapt reply various angles and positions, and provides this your unique comfortable position, allows it to reduce back pain and pressure on the lower back.

Many people feel some kind of discomfort sleeping on the traditional bed, it is most likely due to the pressure on your discs because of your sleeping position. Thankfully, recliners have been reported to solve this problem by allowing you to maneuver and adjust the position and people have reported relief from back pain as well as a good night’s sleep.

There have been studies conducted to prove that recliners improve the overall posture as well as our tendency to hunch over by giving us a more comfortable body neutral position.



This position will help relieve pressure and tension on our joints while decompressing your spine providing our body with a much-needed slumber.

Did you know that recliners also help you breathe better? Yes, seriously! Recliners, by design, allow your posture to be relaxed which helps in opening up your lungs. People who are often short of breath can feel far more relaxed when they stop shallow breathing and allow their lungs to expand with the correct posture.

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There is a comprehensive guide of the most recommended recliners along with all you need to know about purchasing your next recliner here Sleeping Recliners by Barter Design

Which will no doubt help you decide on the various aspects you need to consider such as types and sizes, the cushioning and upholstery, materials and tech integrations, etc.

The 3 main types especially recommended for sleeping are:

Rocking Recliners: They absolutely rock. Literally. The motion of rocking is soothing and gentle and can put you to sleep like a baby.

Power lift Recliners: They have a mechanical motor that allows you to control the level of the recline. Some of them allow you the ability to tilt and lift to aid people with medical needs and movement disabilities to enter and exit the recliner.

Massaging Recliners: As the name, they are the best for sleeping because they automatically massage your back and legs reducing soreness and fatigue.

Hopefully, this article has helped to clarify some of the benefits of sleeping on your recliner and clear some doubts. Do your research and get yourself a super comfy recliner to sleep on.