One of the most exciting and important aspects of a massage therapy business is the equipment. Today, massage therapists have a wide assortment of equipment choices—so many, in fact, that navigating all the options and choosing the right massage equipment for your business can seem an impossible task. Our Massage Equipment Resources are here to guide you through the selection process, helping you to optimally equip your massage business and get the most out of your massage table, accessories and supplies.
Choosing the Right Table
Beyond perfecting their practices, the number one priority and concern for massage therapists is choosing the right equipment. In many cases, a massage table is the largest investment a therapist will make. The resources below are here to help you make a smart purchase.
Premier Massage Equipment Brands
There are several excellent massage table manufacturers to choose from. Familiarizing yourself with each brand and ultimately choosing the right table for your practice can be overwhelming. That’s why we’re here to help! Below you’ll find a brief introduction to each of our favorite massage equipment brands. Everything you need to know in one place.
EarthLite: Earthlite has an excellent reputation in the massage community for creating quality high-end tables at competitive prices. Their main differentiator is their commitment to earth friendliness, having pledged to limit waste as well as construct their massage equipment from earth friendly materials such as CFC-free foam, water based lacquers and PU vinyls. Their wood materials come from farmed and renewable sources.
Oakworks: Another highly regarded and popular brand, Oakworks has been creating innovative and quality massage equipment for over thirty years. Their massage tables are built with aesthetics, durability and comfort in mind.
Stronglite: Stronglite has been in the massage equipment game for over twenty five years. Their tables are constructed with precision using cutting edge technology. A favorite among many massage therapy professionals, Stronglite is committed to manufacturing innovative massage equipment at competitive prices.
Pisces Productions: A massage therapist owned company, Pisces Productions has been manufacturing massage equipment for over forty years. They are a leader in innovation and have been credited with making some of the massage industry’s most impressive advancements in design, portability and functionality.
Inner Strength Massage Tables: A division of Earthlite, Inner Strength Massage Tables has a wonderful reputation for quality. Their massage equipment prices are among the most competitive on the market, making Inner Strength a great choice for massage therapists who are just starting their businesses.
Custom Craftworks: Established in 1986, Custom Craftworks has established itself as one of the premier massage equipment manufacturers, and is a popular choice among massage therapists and massage therapy students. They were the first to introduce breast and prenatal recesses and pride themselves on their innovative, ergonomic designs. Custom Craftworks is also committed to earth friendliness, using only renewable wood sources and recycling.
Getting the Most out of your Massage Equipment
Once you’ve chosen the perfect table for your practice, you’ll want to know how to properly care for it. Additionally, you might be interested in how to best accessorize your massage table for maximum comfort and effectiveness. In the links below we’ve included a guide to caring for your massage table, a descriptive accessories list and a comprehensive massage supplies list for fully equipping your business whether in a fixed room or on the road.
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