High back reclining orthopaedic armchair. Spring loaded side trigger releases leg rest and allows chair to be reclined by pushing on the armrest and against the backrest. As the chair reclines, seat and backrest angle provides optimum comfort and postural support. Padded footrest is synchronised with the backrest. Wide armrests provide comfort and assistance when standing. Wall saver recline mechanism allows chair to recline with less back clearance area. Ideal for use where space is limited. Waterfall style backrest provides superior comfort, lumbar and neck support. Padding on each backrest layer can be adjusted to suit individual user requirements.