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The 8 Massage Table Accessories You Don’t Know You Need

Massage Table Accessories

Now that you know what are some of the best massage table for sale in the market, you may want to find out how you can improve your massage quality.

Yes, with the right massage table accessories, you can elevate the whole massage experience not just for your clients, but for yourself as well.


Why Massage Table Accessories Are Necessary

Unlike massage chairs, massage tables are not as equipped with different features and functionalities. 

At the very most, you see a heated massage table and even that, comes in scarcity.  

Not that that is necessarily a bad thing, because you actually have more room and flexibility to play around with now in terms of customizing your very own massage options. 

Let us give you an example - do not have the budget for a massage table inbuilt with heat? Get a massage table warmer separately. 

Compared to a massage chair, there is nothing you can do if it does not come with heating function. You are pretty much stuck with the functions of the chair you bought so you either live with it, or upgrade to a new one with heat - as simple as that. 

massage table accessories

Massage table accessories do not stop at just the table warmers though. There are plenty of other accessories to play around, some of which we will review in depth below. 

While you don't necessarily HAVE TO include massage table accessories in your routine, you will WANT TO because it gives you that extra edge - elevating your clients' experience - in this otherwise competitive industry.


The Essentials

Massage Table Heating Pad 

This is an additional pad you put on top of your massage table.

It radiates heat, which in turn penetrates deep into the muscles thus loosening up tension, stiffness and pain - common symptoms that plagued many nowadays as a result of long hours of sitting and stagnation.

Out of all that's available, here are the top three that we would recommend:

Earthlite Massage Table Warmer

Coming from what many deem the best massage table brand, Earthlite has a series of massage table accessories that are widely used across by massage therapists. From heating pads to massage oils, the choices are aplenty.

Earthlite heater pad

There are altogether 4 massage heating pads the brand has under its line but the best massage table warmer, in our opinion, is its Deluxe 1" Premium Fleece Heating Pad.

To start off, it is 1" thick and this, is double the thickness of most standard fleece heating pads. 

Not only is it comfortable for clients to lie on, it being fleece also means it is warmer than other materials. Elastic corner straps ensure it is held securely in place and won't slide around.

The highlight though, has to be its digital controller. This means you get to control heat and timing to that of 1 degree and half an hour increment respectively, which is something others fail to provide as most are only pre-programmed.

The temperature is set for extended contact with sensitive human skin only, meaning you will need the isolation of a human body lying atop it to be able to feel the heat. An automatic shut off timer is embedded for safety purpose. 

Definitely one of the best massage table heating pads, the Earthlite Massage Table Warmer is one that we'd highly recommend. 

Therapist's Choice

An Amazon’s Choice, the Deluxe Fleece Massage Table Warmer from Therapist’s Choice is another widely recognized best massage table warmer in the industry.

Not a surprise there, considering Therapist’s Choice is a registered trademark of the Clinical Health Services Inc. which is reputable for its quality massage accessories. 

This is also a fleece-top massage table heating pad that provides better insulation compared to the cotton material. It too has elastic corner straps to keep it in place although its power cord is 1ft shorter than the Earthlite's. 

What's different, is that this one here has pre-programmed heating that is set in 5 settings, with the maximum temperature being approximately 88 degrees F.

And instead of setting the time yourself, there are 4 timer settings (hourly from 1- 8 hours) for you to choose. Likewise, there is automatic overheat protection system installed for safety purposes. 

If you do not fancy the fleece material, there is a standard version available that is in the cotton material. Everything else is the same, though the cotton version is slightly cheaper price wise. 

Giantex

The Giantex Massage Table Warmer is the third heating pad we want to talk about.

If fleece is not something you fancy, this will be right up your alley. 

This massage table heating pad is 100% polyester so it is heat-proof but best of all, it can be easily washed.

Because of its material, it dries up pretty fast so you can keep it hygienic all the time without any down time.

It does not have as many heat settings (3 only) as Therapist's Choice, though its maximum can reach 140 degrees F. Similarly, there is automatic overheat protection to prevent any overheating. 

It does have one shortfall, and that is its connection cord is only 1.6ft. Compared to the usual 10+ feet, this is considerably short so keep in mind you will have to set your table quite near to a power source.

Nevertheless, the Giantex is the lightest out of all (thanks to its material!) so if you are a massage therapist on-the-go, we think you will love this one a lot.


Massage Table Pad

Even if you don't get a heating pad, you will want to get a normal massage table pad. Some call it a table topper - it means the same thing - but yes, a massage table pad is an essential accessory in any masseuse's kit.

It protects your massage table, keep things clean for your client as well as create a more comfortable and cozy space for your client.

Here’s our picks.

Therapist Choice table pad

Yep, another Therapist’s Choice product.

This is in a memory foam material that is 2” thick and has a removable soft velour cover that measures at 70” x 30” to fit most massage tables.

The 2" thickness works wonders in enhancing comfort level. If your clientele leans more towards back pain/soreness ailments, this is an excellent choice because it reduces pressure by contouring to your client's individual body shape. 

If you have a rather old table but you are not ready to switch it out yet, this massage table pad will be a good choice to provide the perfect coverage to an otherwise old and battered table surface top. 

The Therapist Choice is on the luxury level but we think it is worth every penny - as is most users given the close to perfect rating score it has received. It has a cheaper alternative in fleece version (also an Amazon's Choice) though, so that's another option you can consider.

Body Linen

Body Linen is a lesser known brand, nonetheless, it doesn’t discount the fact that it is an excellent product.  

Unlike most massage table pads, this one here is extra soft and fluffy, thanks to it being innovatively quilted. 

Despite that, it is able to hold its shape well so it performs somewhat similar to that of a memory foam.  

The material is microfiber fleece, which gives it better durability and easier laundering. Most importantly, it doesn’t shed anywhere near as much as typical poly fleece pads so there is no mess coming out of the dryer or while your put it on the table.  

Now, this is an incredible feat because shedding has long been a key frustration point for standard polyester fleece table pads. Since it launders without degrading, you don’t need to be afraid to launder this pad frequently. Also, it dries faster.

The Body Linen Abundance Deluxe Quilted Fleece Massage Table Pad Set fits all standard massage tables up to 34" x 76" and it comes in a set that includes both pad and face cradle cover. Yep, all for the price of one. We’d say that is a pretty good deal!

Saloniture

If you do not wish to spend so much on a massage table pad, you can consider the Saloniture Fleece Massage Table Pad and Face Cradle Set.

Similar to Body Linen, you'll get an additional face cradle cover in addition to the table pad at the price of one.

Instead of microfiber fleece, this one here uses a 460 GSM dense polyester faux fur material - a particular blend that is soft yet incredibly durable with a high density and hypo-allergenic low pile design.

It sheds a bit though, unfortunately, which is something unavoidable with this kind of material. However, it does have the ability to provide substantial warmth during the massage session as well as allowing cool breathability in the summer so this is one for year-round use. 

We suggest gentle machine washing it and use a low-heat tumble to dry after for best results. Alternatively, you may hang it to dry as well.


Massage Table Sheets

Instead of a massage table pad, some people prefer using massage table sheets instead. 

Either way, they work well - as long as there is a protective layer between your client and your table upholstery for hygienic purposes, it will be fine.

Whichever you go for is up to your preference, although we do have to say that massage pads are generally more comfortable as they are thicker and plusher.

Saloniture flannel massage sheet set

For the best value buy, you will want to get the Saloniture 3-piece Flannel Massage Table Sheet Set.

This is a complete set consisting a fitted sheet, flat sheet, and a face cradle cover.

All sheets are made of 100% cotton flannel and are double-brushed to make them extra soft and comfortable.

The natural fiber sheets stand up to repeated washings so you can maximize your investment all while keeping your space looking great.

Not just that, but natural fiber threads allow for easier removal of the unavoidable lotion, creams and massage oil stains as well.

What makes this sheet set stands out from the rest is that it uses a unique weave to give it a lightweight feel.

This is why the substantial 150 GSM material doesn’t transpire onto its weight, something really thoughtful as you do not want to carry any extra weight when you’re on the go.  

Sized to fit almost all massage tables with rounded or square corners (a perfect fit for its portable massage table), the fitted sheet slips on easily with a stretchy elastic bound and stays in place snugly.

ForPro

The ForPro Premium Flannel Sheet 3-Piece Set is another flannel sheet set you can consider.

Also made of 100% 150gsm pure cotton, it comes in 8 colour choices in a 3-piece set that includes a fitted sheet, a flat sheet and a fitted face rest cover.

Resembling the Saloniture in many ways, the ForPro is designed to sustain repeated washing and is also double brushed so that lotions, creams and oil stains can be quickly removed.

The key difference lies in their sizes - this one here is 3 and 4 inches wider and longer respectively than the former's fitted sheet, whilst its flat sheet is 2 inches wider. 

Because of that, the ForPro Premium Flannel Sheet 3-Piece Set is popular amongst those that have a bigger / longer table to cater for a bigger-sized clientele base. 

Earthlite sheet set

For those that prefer the fleece material, the Earthlite Deluxe Fleece Sheet Set is one choice you can consider.

It is a 2-in-1 package - a fitted cover with a matching face cradle cover both of which fit most tables with their snug elastic trips and are completely machine washable.  

The Deluxe set increases your client’s comfort with its plush 1” thick woolly synthetic fleece fabric, as compared to the basic set’s 0.5”.

Of course, this would mean you’re paying slightly more for it, however, we think the extra comfort level is worth it. Nonetheless, if you live in a warmer climate, the basic set may be enough. 

As with all Earthlite products, this sheet set comes with a one-year warranty as well so if there is anything you are not satisfied, you can return it with no questions asked.


Disposable Face Sheets

While we're at it, you may want to get disposable face sheets too.

These provide a protective layer between your client and your table's upholstery, keeping them safe and sanitary. They are convenient, hygienic and most importantly, very affordable. 

You can get any brand you want as they are more or less the same, however, there is this one extra-value package that we HAVE TO recommend to you:

Earthlite disposable face sheets

They are these ones from Earthlite which come in packs of 100 (also available in 200)  and they are probably the most well-known/used disposable face sheets by masseuses across. 

Understandably so, as a pack of them cost slightly under $15 - that’s less than 20 cents per sheet! 

It's not just about the price - the fact that they are made of medical-grade fiber material that gives them an ultra soft, thick and non-sticking touch is the reason why these face sheets are so popular.  

Hypoallergenic, they are nice to touch and feel luxurious on the skin unlike some that feels like paper. This is of particular importance because trust us, you do not want sheets that leave face wrinkles on your clients’ forehead and face.

Another thing that we like about these disposables is that they conform to any shape, therefore fitting almost all massage table headrest and facerest cushions. If you'd like an even better fit, you can get their fitted version here which has an elastic trim so there is no need for any tearing or punching of holes.

Packed in a resealable pack to keep them safe from moisture and open air contamination, the Earthlite disposables are really hard to beat because in terms of ease and convenience, they just save you so much time and energy. 

London Linens

If you prefer the traditional type of cotton flannel face sheets, we will recommend the London Linens Cotton Flannel Fitted Face Cradle Cover

They come in packs of 4 and 10 and there are 7 colours available to choose from, including in black which seems to be exclusively offered only by the brand as we do not see it anywhere else.  

They are also some of the thickest face sheets we can find in the market - once you hold it in your hands, you can immediately feel the difference.

This is because it uses top of the line 165 GSM 100% natural cotton, which is the highest weight in the whole industry giving it an extra luxurious feel to it.

Fitted and hand crafted to fit most face cradles in the market, they are suitable even for those with fleeced under pad or memory foam.

Even though they may be more expensive than disposables (15 cents as compared to $3 per item), the London Linens Cotton Flannel Fitted Face Cradle Cover is durable for commercial use and is able to last many washes so the extra penny paid is not wasted.


The Niches

What’s mentioned above are essentials that you will need to get for your massage journey - for hygiene purpose, for comfort level. 

Next, we are going to explore some of the nicher accessories - things that you think you may not need, or even know exist. 

Pregnancy 

Let’s start off with the pregnancy market.

To those that specialise in prenatal massages, a prenatal massage table like this or this is probably what you’ll get when it comes to choosing the best massage table for your business.

Master Massage pregnancy
Devlon cutout

However, you don't necessarily need to get a pregnancy massage table in all instances, especially if you have more of a flexible clientele base.

There are some items that you can get to attach to your existing table and voila, it's turned into one that your pregnant clients can lie safely and comfortably in. 

Therapist Choice Pregnancy Full Body Bolster Package

You see, where you really need adjustments for a pregnant client is the stomach and chest areas. 

The Therapist's Choice Pregnancy Full Body Bolster Package provides just that with the following items included:

  • adjustable face cradle
  • removable chest cushion
  • pelvic support
  • leg bolsters
  • side armrests
  • carry case

You can use them all in one go or select just a few separately depending on your client's needs. Be it in a face-down or face-up position, this kit provides just the right support at the right places. 

It's not only for pregnant clients - if you have clients who can't lie comfortably on their stomachs, this will provide an ideal cushioning system. 

While it may not be the cheapest investment, we think its versatility is worth it. It's still cheaper than buying a full-on pregnancy massage table!

Earthlite pregnancy

We’re seeing quite a bit of Earthlite products here, aren’t we? Told you they’re one of the most reputable manufacturers when it comes to massage table accessories.

This patented pregnancy massage cushion and headrest comes in two colours and is designed for people who can’t lie comfortably on their stomach. 

Yep, not just those that are pregnant, but for clients who need support during face-down massage sessions such as those with bigger bellies, breasts or those that suffer from lower back problems.  

As pictured, you can see it has a tapered stomach recess that provides amply support in the tummy space. Different from Therapist's Choice, this is one item by itself - you can lay it atop your table, alternatively, you can lay it on the floor or even on a mattress. 

The downside is that it is rather bulky hence, not easy to pack. Portability wise, it may not be the best especially for petite women. 

Having said that, the Earthlite pregnancy massage cushion and headrest is a popular choice amongst healing professionals such as massage therapists, spas and medi-spas, chiropractors and physical therapists.  


Massage Hot Stones

An alternative to providing heat other than using a massage table heating pad is through the use of massage hot stones. 

Both work quite differently in the way they emit heat though. Massage hot stones target heat on specific spots on the body while the pad has its spread out evenly across the whole surface. One is only on body parts that really need it, while the whole body (those that get in touch with the pad surface area) gets it for the other. 

Now, hot stone therapy is not something new - spas across the world has been using this technique for years. They have evolved quite substantially though over the years, both in quality and technology. Here are 2 recommendations:

Serene Life hot stone

The Serene Life Portable Massage Stone Warmer Set is the epitome of convenience and functionality in one whole package. 

This electric hot stone massage warmer set comes in a lightweight, energy efficient stylish storage/travel bag case that doubles as a stone heater oven.

Designed in a flat, round and smooth shape, these 12 stones are made of basalt, a volcanic rock type that is high in silica and iron content. It is this element that's what enables the stones to retain heat well.

We're talking about holding the same constant heat for 25-35 minutes straight without the need to recharge. That is TWICE longer than many other stones. The temperature ranges from 86-158°F (30-70°C) and is digitally controlled via a LCD display. 

Speaking of recharging, there are two ways you can do that - the normal plugging in of a power cable, or via the travel bag that comes with it. 

Yep, the bag doubles up as a stone heater oven that can quickly heat up the stones in 20 minutes. What's even better, is that it comes with a car lighter power adapter so you can even heat them up in the car while you drive from one client's to another. 

Zenstone

Another option to consider is the Zenstone Pro Waterless System, a hot stone kit that is well-known for its patented waterless technology. 

Traditionally, hot stone therapy systems require gallons of water to be boiled in a large kettle-like appliance to heat the stones up. This one here though, doesn’t require that at all.  

Using a patented rapid waterless heating system, the Zenstone heats up much faster than traditional water boiling - 10 minutes is all it requires. This is also thanks to the nature of the stones, which are developed using material science from a variant of limestone containing the naturally-occuring calcium carbonate. 

Depending on the stone size and ambient temperature, the stones are able to retain heat for 10-15 minutes. Optimally, they can reach 130°F which according to experts' research, is the optimal temperature for hot stone massage.  

You can see that it has a different texture from basalt stones - these ones here have a beautiful natural grain to them and are fully compatible with massage oil.

All stones are stored within a 'heatSHIELD' outer casing that protects you from the high heat generated by the system during the warming process as well as for easy transporting and maximum portability. 

The Zenstone Pro Waterless System is so popular, there are many imitations in the market. Beware of these counterfeits because they may short-circuit or cause burn. Always buy from a trusted vendor - the ORIGINAL comes with a 100% satisfaction guarantee.


Massage Table Case

Most  portable massage tables come with their very own massage table bag so that is not our focus today.

Instead, what we want to introduce is wheeled massage table case - a heaven-sent accessory that will save your shoulders (especially the petite ones)!

Earthlite massage table traveler cart

Out of all, the Earthlite Massage Table Traveler Cart is probably the most popular massage table case cart that is loved by massage therapists across the world.

Understandably so, this cart uses some of the best quality materials in the making of its wheels and frame so that it can survive any terrain it rolls on.

Not just that, but this massage table carry case is ergonomically designed with your wellness in mind too. Instead of the hands, the telescopic handles leverages the weight of your massage table onto the wheels so that your back and your table are protected. You can extend it to 43” too should it need be. 

A wide strap is provided to hold your table securely in place because there is probably nothing worse than having your table slide off when you're wheeling it across a busy street.

When not in use, it can be folded with ease to stow away without taking up much space. The Earthlite Massage Table Traveler Cart is offered Lifetime Limited guarantee by the company so you know you’re in good hands with this one here. 

Alumobile

The Alumobile Massage Table Cart. is another massage table cart you can consider.

Designed to be pulled along with supreme ease, this lightweight aluminium massage bed cart is easy to manoeuvre be it on public transport or on paved pathways. 

4-wheel based, the heavy duty ball bearing wheels are bouncy, quiet and durable, great for stability on uneven surfaces and the two single swivel front wheels make it easy to turn and manoeuvre.

The cart itself has adjustable straps and a telescopic base that will fit portable massage tables of all sizes and brands. Due to its small external dimensions, it can easily fit into any car boot.

Specially designed for professional massage therapists, there is no lifting force required to move your massage table. This in turn reduces the stress on your arms, wrists and back so you can put all your energy into the massage itself. 

Having been tested in London for the last 5 years with 100% success rate, the Alumobile Massage Table Cart is one we would recommend if you’re required to move around a lot. It is not the cheapest, however, it is one piece worth the investment.  

Dr LomiLomi

Not a fan of a cart? You’ll love the Dr. LomiLomi Universal Massage Table Carry Case Bag with Wheels.

From afar, it looks just like your ordinary massage table carry bag. On a closer look, you will see four casters on its base and THAT, is what makes all the difference. 

With wheels, you do not need to carry the table over your shoulder anymore. Yet should there be a need, the well-cushioned ergonomic straps will ease the strain on your shoulder and you can even adjust the length to carry it cross-body.

And, both top and corner have dual handles so it is not as strenuous when you carry it. 

The wheels are durable rubber coated multi-directional for easy rolling and the premium waterproof Oxford fabric has multi-sized front pockets for all your accessories. It fits all folding massage table and it has a reinforced metal side snap-lock buckles and zipper hardware for secure carrying.

The best thing? The Dr. LomiLomi Universal Massage Table Carry Case Bag with Wheels is the cheapest option out of all the massage carry bags we recommend here so it is one affordable option to many people.


Hot Towel Cabinet 

Ok, we are finally reaching to our last accessory. 

This is certainly an extra service, nonetheless, one that will elevate your business to a whole new level - the provision of hot towel before and after a massage session.

To be able to offer such service, you will need a hot towel warmer first. 

Elite hot towel warmer

There are many choices available but amongst all, we think this one from Elite makes for the best towel warmer. 

Mini in size, it doesn't take up much space yet it is big enough to be able to hold up to 12 facial-sized small towels. 

If need be, there is a maxi version available that has a bigger capacity.   

Why we like this one best is because it contains an internal temperature control to protect the unit from overheating.

In particular, we like how its insulated cabinet is padded with heating element surrounding the whole of the internal walls. This is different from those that rely on bulbs only because these do not provide consistent heating.

With the Elite Hot Towel Cabinet, you get consistent heating constantly and that, is what you want when looking for a good towel warmer.  

A hot towel warmer is certainly not a necessity and it may not be relevant for on-the-go massage therapists but if you have a massage parlour or spa center, we think this is an indispensable item that will bring your service (and business) to the next level.


Our Final Thoughts

So there you have it, a series of some of the very best massage table accessories you can get to better your services. Some you may already have, others you do not even know exist.

massage accessories

Even if you have the best massage table, the overall experience will not be the same than if you add an extra piece of accessory (say, a massage table heating pad) to your service.

Trust us, sometimes that’s all that is needed to make a difference. 



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The 5 Best Massage Table Brand You Need to Know

Are you confused by the many different massage tables available in the market? How do you differentiate the good from the downright inferior ones? 

Overwhelmed is an understatement, especially when all massage tables look pretty much the same and claim to be "the best". 

The following article will help you with the ultimate - what is the best massage table? - question. At the very least, you will know how to distinguish the good from the bad ones.


Best Massage Table Brand (in no chronological order)

Amongst everything, there is one aspect that you can base your decision on - the BRAND of the table. It will, for firsts, save you more than half the hassle (and effort) in filtering the bad from the good ones. 

At the very least, it closes that risky door of getting a downright inferior table.

Then on, it is just a matter of choosing a model that suits your needs. 

Out of all, there are 5 best massage table brand in the market. We have shortlisted them (in no chronological order) as follows:

Earthlite brand
MM brand
sierra comfort
Oakworks
stronglite

Master Massage

First up, we have the Master Massage.

Master Massage

Established in 1998, this is a brand with more than 30 years experience in the massage industry. They specialize in professional quality massage tables, massage chairs and massage accessories. 

Master Massage has two signature products that stood out from the rest - heated massage table, and pregnancy massage table

Heated Massage Table

Well known for its exclusive range of thermal massage tables, this is where there is a built-in adjustable heating system in the massage table.

Master Massage Santana LX
MM Montclair white
MM Montclair blue

In the past, massage therapists will have to buy a separate massage table heating pad if they want to offer heat in their massages.

With the Therma-Top, you no longer need to carry a separate piece of accessory with you. Nor do you need to set up and detach the heating pad each time you have a massage session - because everything is inbuilt.

There are up to 10 heating levels to choose from with all electronics components being EMR (electromagetic radiation) Safe.

In fact, this is the ONLY EMR Safe heated massage table in the market. It is worthy to know that this technology is now patented by the brand. 

If you're wondering if heat is essential, let us just say one thing - it truly elevates the sensation and effectiveness of a massage to another level. 

Pregnancy Massage Table

Master Massage's pregnancy massage tables are pioneers in the industry. Throughout the years, they continue to be a bestseller for masseuses specialising in prenatal massage services.

Master Massage pregnancy
Master Massage pregnancy tummy area

We won't go into the details as we have already done an in-depth review here. If you're looking for a top quality pregnancy massage table, this is the brand to go for. 

The Brand's Signature Features

For all its tables, the brand has a few signature features that set it apart from its competitors. 

One of them being the trademarked "Sculptured Ergonomic Dream Adjustable Face Cradle".

MM face cradle

This is a 3" memory foam layered pillow that is fully adjustable to adapt to every unique face shape. All thanks to the ergonomic design of a curved cross bar that has side platforms to stabilize the pillow for comfort and security. 

With any table purchase, an armrest shelf and massage table bag will be included.

The former is oversized for maximum coverage and comfort while the bag is one of the finest designed and made in the market. There are multiple ways to carry it, with outside storage compartments for the accessories.

Master Massage carry case

All tables have Reiki leg panels and a shiatsu cable release. The former gives unblocked access while the latter allows you to lay the table flat on the floor.

We like how numbered holes were installed at the legs, with the “QUIK-SET™ Leg Knobs” reducing 70% of the effort and time required to adjust the height. “Clevis Block™ Leg Attachments” are used to guarantee unbreakable leg support, besides keeping the wooden legs squeak and wobble free.

MM hinge
MM shiatsu cable release
MM reiki panels

On top of all that, non-skid, non-mark foot pads are installed to make their tables safe for any floor surface.

Our Verdict

With a well curated selection of portable massage tables, stationary tables, and spa tables, Master Massage is a brand that you can trust.

Although its products are generally pricier, we think this is a classic case of you get what you pay for. Every extra penny is worth the price.

In particular, its Master Massage Therma-Top is really one top quality product. We'd have had no hesitation in recommending it at all when it comes to the best heated massage table.

Using only wood that is formaldehyde and carcinogen free, all products are rigorously tested to meet the strictest California Air Resources Board (CARB) law. You are definitely in safe hands here. 

Earthlite

Earthlite brand

Earthlite's selling point has to be its variety of selection available.  

From portable massage table to stationary massage table, wooden massage table to aluminium massage table, it truly has an extensive range. Likewise, the choices available in different budgets are aplenty.

Signature Products

Earthlite Harmony DX

The most popular has to be its All-in-One Harmony DX. This is a portable massage table that has everything you need to get going at an affordable price.

(Read in-depth review here)

For those with a bigger budget, there is the Premium Spa Level. This is the brand’s top of the line model, fully made in the USA to the highest standards. It has some of the most high-end features a travel massage table has to offer to date  

Sealing its position as one of the best massage table brand is its extensive range of stationary massage table though. 

They are the No.1 choice of hotels, resorts and spa centres across the world for their in-house spa facilities. So much so that Earthlite has even received the "American Spa Professional’s Choice Awards" consecutively from 2010 - 2018. That is, in the Favourite Treatment Table Manufacturer and Manufacturer Support category.

It is also worthy to note that their tables are the only ones in the market that can be Tilted up. This is not just the usual Flat version. You can read more about them here.

Besides hardware, the brand has also released their very own massage table accessories line. This includes massage table heating padsheets/covers, blankets, lotion and cream. 

Earthlite sheet sets

In particular, their medical-grade disposable face cradle covers are always widely raved about by professional therapists of the likes.  

Sustainable Practice

One thing that we truly resonates with Earthlite is its commitment in sustainable practices. In producing quality products, it aims to achieve zero-carbon footprint.

This is why the brand does not use rainforest hardwoods. Instead, farmed and renewable wood sources such as Canadian hard maple and Baltic birch plywood are used for their tables.

Earthlite

In addition, you will see a respect for nature in the water-based lacquer, environmentally friendly foam and vinyl used.

We’ve visited their factory and witnessed ourselves how recycling is integrated into their manufacturing operations. There is a recycling program for aluminium, glass and paper products implemented while wood is carefully cut out to minimize waste.

Quality is not compromised in the process of environmental integrity. The brand is comfortable enough to offer lifetime warranty for their products, which not many do. Hence the reason it can so confidently claim their products do not end up in landfills - it is because they are built to last a lifetime.  

Oakworks

Oakworks

Speaking of eco-consciousness, Oakworks is another massage table brand you can consider.

Besides taking environmental wellness into account, this is also the only brand that manufactures in the US

Founded by a couple who built their very first Oakworks massage table over 40 years ago, Oakworks has its very own factory - a 91,000 sqf state-of-the-art facility located here in the US Southern Pennsylvania. 

Oakworks

Its bestselling item is its portable massage table which really, we have nothing to fault about. 

In particular, its patented 'Integra Hinge' offers incredible strength and lighter weight that no piano hinge can match. You may wish to read more about it here.

Different from the above two brands though, is that Oakworks also produces medical/healthcare products besides manufacturing massage tables. 

By that, we mean medical devices like ultrasound tables, urology tables, imaging tables and the likes that are used in clinics and hospitals. 

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imaging table
urology table

While not necessarily related to our topic here today, it goes to show the level of professionalism the brand has in its products. 

Indeed, Oakworks is known for its commitment in providing safe, durable and ergonomic equipment to the medical industry. They are reputable for their design innovation, sophisticated engineering and quick turnaround time. 

When even the most stringent healthcare professional demands are met, you know you can't go wrong with its massage tables. 

Stronglite

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Stronglite is another massage table brand that has been around for more than 30 years. Also US-based, it has received the love and recognition from massage therapists, trainers and medical physicians from all over the world.

Stronglite Olympia

Its signature portable massage chair has earned the top spot in our best portable massage chair review, naturally, its portable massage table does not disappoint (in-depth review here).  

What we love about this brand though, is the 5-year warranty period it offers for all its products. 

Now, that is very rare as the common practice in the industry is around 1-2 years.

What this signifies is the brand’s confidence in their products. As we've always said in many of our tips and guides, a product's quality can often be gauged by the warranty period it comes with. The longer it is, the more durable one can assume.

It's not just about the high quality materials that are utilized. Stronglite uses an advanced computer modeling technology to screen through and quality check all its products before they are released to the public. Because of this, Stronglite's massage tables are some of the most durable models in the industry.

Out of all the brands mentioned herein, Stronglite's tables are probably the most affordable. 

Sierra Comfort 

sierra comfort

Speaking of affordability, Sierra Comfort is another brand that do not break the bank account. 

Its aim is to provide an industry of massage experts with the equipment and accessories they need. As such, they are known for their affordable, lightweight and convenient products.

Sierra Comfort All Inclusive

For example, its bestseller - the All-in-One Inclusive Portable Massage Table  is a full package that comes with sheet sets for the face cradle. This is more than the usual massage table bag + face cradle combination.

This certainly brings convenience to another level as you won't have to find individual items here and there. Not to mention value for money.

They also have an extensive range of portable massage tables in a variety of colours for you to choose. All are within the $100-$200 price range. 

Keeping all industry users in mind, Sierra Comfort is the one-stop solution for all massage specialists. This is the brand to go to if you want the best value for your money.  


Massage Table Brands - Final Thoughts 

The value found on each of the above mentioned companies’ products will ultimately depend on what you’re looking for. Also, on how much you’re willing or able to spend. 

The best massage table brands tend to be those that do the bulk of the work either locally in the US, or in developed nations like Japan or Korea.

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Of course, that is just a generalization - there are certainly exceptions. Our tip is to always look at the reviews as they are able to tell you a lot.

In the end, we'd say careful research remains the best way to find the best massage table for you. The 5 brands recommended above is a good place to start from - happy shopping!



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