A professional grade portable massage chair can improve your massage therapy practice by providing a top-quality add-on that is convenient, comfortable, and perfect for your on-the-go client base. With numerous options to choose from, it can be a challenge to select the best portable massage chair. To make an informed decision, here are five factors to consider:
The whole point of delivering massage on-the-go is to have a portable massage chair that is in fact, portable. A key advantage to portable massage chairs is the ability to easily carry it to different locations. Carefully consider its size and weight as this will affect how effortlessly you can transport it. In addition, choose a portable massage chair that can be folded or quickly disassembled.
PRO TIP: The Melody Massage Chair weighs only 18 pounds, supports a load rating of 300 pounds, and comes with a convenient carrying case for smooth transport.
Comfort is king when it comes to massage and a professional portable massage table needs to be comfortable for both therapist and client. Seek a massage chair that is ergonomic in design with high-density foam padding and a supportive seat with an adequate lumbar support and the correct knee angle so you may deliver a relaxing massage. In addition, look for massage chairs that have adjustable armrests, headrests, leg rests, and backrests, as these features can add up to big results.
PRO TIP: The Melody Massage Chair features a removable sternum pad for adjustable comfort.
Think about the construction of your portable massage chair to ensure the longevity of its service to you and your customers. What is the frame constructed of? Will it withstand regular wear and tear of multiple uses and transport? Don’t forget to consider the quality of the foam and upholstery. A high-quality massage chair with a durable frame made of quality materials will save you time and money in the long run.
PRO TIP: The Melody Massage Chair features 2” fire retardant foam and resilient Solutions Series upholstery in eight stylish colors.
Since each client is unique, it’s essential to select a massage chair that can adjust to your needs. Look for a chair that offers adjustable armrests and leg rests, and a headrest that can accommodate different angles for the ultimate in client comfort and support.
PRO TIP: The Melody Massage Chair features flexibility with arm height and angle adjustments, an adjustable chest pad, removable sternum pad, an adjustable headrest and seat height and angle adjustments help match your working height and fit your client perfectly.
Not all massage chairs are constructed equally, and a higher price tag does not always guarantee a superior product. Portable massage chairs can vary in price, so know your budget and compare features and product quality before you make your selection.
The Bottom Line
In conclusion, there are many factors to consider when purchasing a portable massage chair including portability, adjustability, comfort, durability, and price. By reviewing each of these considerations, you will be able to choose a massage chair that meets the needs of your clients, fits your budget, and suits your massage practice.
This blog was curated from the article, Five Factors to Consider When Choosing a Portable Massage Chair. Read the full article here.
Originally founded in 1986, Custom Craftworks supports the vital work of professional manual therapists and educators in the massage therapy and holistic health fields by designing, building and sourcing the best-quality massage tables, chairs, equipment and accessories available. In 2009, the company was acquired by Pivotal Health Solutions based in Watertown, South Dakota.