Everyone needs a great massage therapy from time to time. When individuals go for a massage they often have great expectations. Massage therapy is generally believed to be the ultimate relaxation method. Part of the reason is that Massage therapy offers many benefits both physically and emotionally, and offers other health benefits as well. Massage therapy is the best way to reduce common stress, offering great opportunity to relax the mind. Other benefits of Massage therapy includes
•Reduces the heart rate
•Lowers blood pressure
•Helps in muscle relaxation
•Increases the level of endorphins
•Helps improve the mind and feelings
•Helps increase creativity
•Calms the nerves, and much more.
Need for the right Massage Equipment
Having the right massage table is one of the most important aspects of providing great massage therapy to your clients. In fact massage table is the most important massage equipment a Massage therapist must have. This means that to offer your clients that special massage experience they are looking for you must have the right massage table.Massage tables and chairs come in different types and shapes, investing in good quality massage table is a wise investment both from the business perspective and to facilitate customer satisfaction. The other side of this issue is that a bad massage table or chair could compromise your customer’s massage experience and potential benefits and in some cases could lead to some adverse effects. Good Massage tables are easily cleaned.It must have highly padded surface to increase support for the client and furthermore making it easy for the client to breath
A good Massage table also offers the Massage therapist more room to operate. The therapist has to be able to reach all parts of the client’s body without strain. The right massage table will increase guided stretching ability for the client. There is also an added advantage when massage tables offer the therapist the opportunity to adjust its size and dimensions, in line with the needs of the client. This is important because each client is different in sizes so if the therapist is able to adjust the Massage table, it will facilitate the work, and increases the client’s comfort and satisfaction.
Stationary or Adjustable massage table?
The quality of the Massage table being used by the client often differentiates the professional Massage therapist from other therapists. Massage Tables come in two standard formats. They could be portable tables, or they may be stationary. Many therapists use a combination of both because each of the tables may be used to perform specific function. Often the type of table to use may also depend on the type of therapy requested by the client.
Portable Massage Table
They are very important for therapists who offer clients massages within their home environment. In that case the therapist can very easily pack the portable table and quickly set it up at the client’s home. Portable tables are strong enough to serve the massage purpose and not too heavy, weighing about 30 lbs. They could be easily packed and unpacked and transported in small compartments. Great quality tables come with poly urethane vinyl padded with cushions to offer the client maximum comfort and relaxation potential during the therapy session. Their cost price ranges from $250 to $350.
Regular Massage Table
The regular massage table is mostly suitable for massage parlors, clinics and salons. They offer several advantages by having provisions for additional space through in-built closets. They are made with heavy material and equipped with thicker cushions. It offers more design characteristics but costs a lot more than the portable tables. The average price range of stationary massage table ranges from $500 to as much as $2,000. They are made to last longer than the portable massage tables.