Tables come in widths anywhere from 28 to 35 inches, and range in heights of 20 to 36 inches. The width is not adjustable, but tables generally have an adjustment of about ten inches, which helps accommodate not only you as a massage therapist, but also allows for differences you may encounter in client size.
What is the industry standard size for a massage table?
The industry standard width is 30 inches though tables do come in a 28 to 32 inch range. The length is also determined so your clients do not feel their feet hanging off the table. The addition of a face cradle may also add up to 9 inches. The standard length for most massage tables is 73 inches.
How tall is the average massage table?
The common height range of modern massage tables is 23” to 33”, which will suit just about any therapist. To work out the ideal height for you to work with, go through the following steps: Stand up straight, keeping your arms by your side and closing your fists.
What is a massage bed called?
A massage table is for massage therapy and is designed as such. It’s an important tool for massage therapists that comes in many shapes and sizes. Interestingly, the term, ‘massage table,’ emerged during the 1920s. Previously, massage tables were often called ‘couches.
How long should a massage table last?
Even if a “cheap” table uses the same design, the lower quality of materials will cause the table to wear out sooner, be it in the frame, vinyl, or foam. And, in six months to 18 months you’ll be faced with the necessity of having to purchase another massage table.
What can I use instead of a massage table?
Also as mentioned, some people prefer an alternative rather than a table. Massage therapists are trained to work using a chair, table, the floor with some accessories like gym, futon or yoga mat, towels, and pillows.
What is Therma Top massage table?
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