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Beauty Vs Massage What to look for when you need a table for both

Brendan Byrne - Thursday, June 15, 2017

Beauty Vs Massage What to look for when you need a table for both

In 2012 we spent four weeks visiting many factories in China. We were looking for a quality manufacturer who could make our Australian designed entry level electric Value - Lift table range, designed to compete with the influx of cheap imported tables in the Australian market. »

Correct Use of Adjustable Face Cradles

Brendan Byrne - Thursday, June 15, 2017

Adjustable angle face cradles are designed to provide a comfortable and secure support for the face (and arms, if using a prone armrest attachment). It is not designed to support body weight as most face cradles have a Maximum Work Load of 20kg. Ensure patients are instructed not to use the face cradle as an aid when they mount, dismount or reposition themselves on the table. »

How to keep your portable table in a safe working condition

Brendan Byrne - Thursday, June 15, 2017

How to keep your portable table in a safe working condition

In a clinic or mobile environment we are asking a lot from a portable table. A table that weighs less than 12kg is expected to regularly withstand over 10 times its own weight. On top of this constant pressure is applied from all angles, whilst the table is moving and flexing in many directions - day in, day out, year after year.  »

Treatment Table Upholstery Care and Maintenance

Brendan Byrne - Thursday, June 15, 2017

Treatment Table Upholstery Care and Maintenance

If you are looking to extend the life of your treatment table, maintenance is key. Vinyl is a ongoing concern for many practitioners especially around face holes and chest areas. Vinyl is a PVC or plastic which is a naturally hard product; softeners are added during the manufacturing process to make it suitable for use as an upholstery fabric. Many factors overtime can make it lose it's suppleness, harden and eventually blister and crack.  »

Athlegen in Africa

Brendan Byrne - Thursday, June 15, 2017

For the past 5 years Nick Tsoupis has been travelling and working as a Mobile Chiropractor throughout Africa. His travels have taken him all over the continent through Namibia, Zambia, the safari parks of the Serengeti and Masai Mara. When he approached us to assist with a new portable treatment table that could withstand such vigorous travels, we were more than happy to oblige. Excited at the prospect of supporting such a worthy and important venture!  »

CAA National Development Conference Athlegen prize winners

Brendan Byrne - Thursday, June 15, 2017

Athlegen's Apollo 5 Chiropractic couch and a Salli saddle seat were featured on the CAA endorsed products stand at this years CAA National Development Conference held at the Adelaide Convention Centre.  »

Athlegen Selected to Supply Treatment Tables for the Australian Olympic Games Team in Sochi.

Brendan Byrne - Thursday, June 15, 2017

Athlegen Selected to Supply the Australian Olympic Games Team for the Sochi Games in Russia. »

Athlegen Win Telstra Business Award: Win Business Gold in China

Brendan Byrne - Thursday, June 15, 2017

Athlegen Wins Gold
Athlegen was one of 12 winners of the Win Business Gold in China competition run by Telstra prior to the Beijing Olympics, which aimed to help small Australian businesses build export contacts and provide an opportunity for companies to take part in China's booming economy. »

Recommendations from MedShop Medical Supplies Australia

Brendan Byrne - Thursday, June 15, 2017

Medshop Medical Supplies is proud to be associated with Athlegen as their Melbourne area distributor. »

Hands On India

Brendan Byrne - Thursday, June 15, 2017

Hands On India

When Dr Noel Patterson approached us to assist with several new portable treatment tables to work with the ‘Hands On India’ project we were delighted to be given the opportunity to be involved in such a meaningful and practical program. »


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