If you’re in the market for a new massage table, you’re probably going to avoid telling yourself, “Just pick one.” You know by now that this is a pretty weighty purchase — literally, if you’re planning to have a mobile practice.
You might also be deciding whether this is a “for now” purchase — a “temporary table,” if you’re in transition; or one that’s light enough to move around with, if you’re currently doing massage therapy in different locations. Or, have you set up in a permanent home office or location where you can splurge on a more expensive and weightier table?
Check out this thorough guide to finding the massage table that’s right for you.
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A massage table is one of the biggest investments you will make in your massage business. This purchase is not given the thought it deserves, especially by those new to the field.
A massage table is a a tool. It affects your client’s comfort and your body mechanics, two very important things. This purchase needs thought and research.
There are a lot of choices out there and I want you to avoid the mistakes myself and others have made, as well as give you some advice on what you should look for during your search.
You need to consider your work/modality, future plans, office space, clients and budget. A table that is perfect for you is not going to be perfect for your classmate and their clients.