01. I am confused by all the different types of portable massage tables - can you simply explain the differences to me?

02. Why do so many practitioners choose a portable rather than a stationary table?

03. What accessories are commonly available for massage tables?

04. How important is price when considering the purchase of a portable table?

05. What qualities should I look for in a portable table for my own use?

06. Are there benefits in purchasing an adjustable height table over a fixed height table?

07. I have decided to purchase a table, but I have heard conflicting reports about the way I should be measured to set it up correctly- can you help?

08. How do I know what width table is right for me?

09. What about the weight of the table, will it be too heavy for me?

10. What if I need a table for bodywork other than massage?

11. How can I tell how well engineered a table is?

12. I’ve seen many tables with cracked vinyl - what causes this, and how can I avoid it happening to my table?

13. What can you tell me about service and servicing, tables?

14. How important is the tables guarantee and what should I look for?

15. What about the strength of portable tables, I sometimes massage very heavy people - will a portable table be strong enough?

16. What are advantages and disadvantages of stationary tables compared to portable tables?

17. Isn’t steel stronger than timber, so why do some practitioners prefer solid timber tables?

18. Are there benefits in choosing a stationary electrically operated height adjustable table, and are there any drawbacks?



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