Seat lift chairs are specifically designed to assist individuals in coming to a standing position, but there are many additional benefits to these power reclining/standing assist products. A lift chair offers the comfort, convenience, and safety not afforded by a regular recliner. Some models even offer heat and vibrating massage., excellent options that promote relaxation. Recliners and lift chairs lean back and elevate the legs. A lift chair places your body in a more therapeutically correct position legs are elevated to a height that enhances circulation, the back reclines to a level that reduces stress on the heart, joints and back.