For example, someone who has had both legs amputated can, in a lucid dream, experience walking and running . Similarly, someone who is wheelchair bound and unable to physically engage in sexual activity can experience the effects and the sex act will be limited only by their imagination.
An additional bonus of learning to lucid dream is that those who always wanted to fly [without an aeroplane] can do so in their lucid dream. The effect is so real as to be indistinguishable from reality. The lucid dream is known to the subject as a dream, but a dream which they control and whose effects are as real as reality itself.
Some older people can have difficulty in acquiring a lucid dream and for them, a useful back-up is hypnosis. The effect can be similar to a lucid dream