A Complete Guide to Choosing Portable Massage TablesBuying portable massage tables can be daunting if one does not have an...
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A Complete Guide to Choosing Portable Massage Tables

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  • 1. A Complete Guide to Choosing Portable Massage TablesBuying portable massage tables can be daunting if one does not have an idea of the proper features that need to belooked for. Portable massage tables of various brands are readily available on the market; but not all of them have thefeatures that will surely provide comfort and quality to one’s client.If one is looking to start a massage business or simply wants to pamper one’s family at home, here is a complete guide tochoosing the right portable massage table.First thing is to find the proper comfort level. Bare in mind that when the thickness and density of the foam are combined,the comfort level of the massage table will be affected. Choose high or multi-density foam padding as it gives therecommended balance of durability and comfort. Generally, foams range from two to three inches in thickness. Theanalysis here is the thicker the foam is, the more comfort it brings; yet, the table will weigh more.Second is to look for a vinyl cover with a good quality. The material used for massage table covers is polyurethane vinyl. Itis important to choose a table with 100% polyurethane vinyl.Third is to pick a headrest with good quality. The headrest or also called face cradle has namely two parts, the face cradlepad and the attachment base. Choose a metal or aluminum post as it is more hard-wearing as compared to plastic. It willalso help to select a fully adjustable massage table face cradle armed with a cam-locking mechanism.Fourth is to go for an armrest with a good quality. There are various types of armrests including a hinged shelf, hangingshelf with adjustable straps and a sling. Choose one that will give utmost comfort to a particular client.Fifth is to take a look at how the base is constructed. Majority of the people who use a portable massage table choosetables that are made of wood. They consider it more pleasant than aluminum. If one plans to travel with the massagetable, it will be advisable to choose one that is made of aluminum as it weighs lighter.Finally, watch out for the dimensions of your massage table. If one will be using it for a massage business, consider thebody type of the clients. In cases that a therapist will be working with taller clients, choose a longer table, measuring atleast seventy seven inches. If one’s clients are shorter, a shorter table will do.If one will use it at home, also consider the body type of all family members.When it comes to the width, make sure that the table is narrow enough so that the therapist can move easily in theduration of the massage.For more information on Portable Massage Table, including other interesting and informative articles and photos,please click on this link: A Complete Guide to Choosing Portable Massage Tables

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