Some common questions we get asked
Should you choose a portable or an electric treatment table?
Portable tables are great for practitioners treating at different locations were the practitioner travels to the client or patient. Electric tables are the best choice if treatment room is permanent. An electric table will prolong the life of the practitioner due to the ergonomics and creates easy access for patients or clients to move off and on the table by varying the height.
What accessories are commonly available for Electric and portable treatment tables?
Bolsters, to take the pressure off the lower back. Terry toweling covers to completely protect your asset and to prevent the linen from sliding off the table when clients are turned over. Face pads, portable table bags, arm rests, disposable face cradle covers and face cradles.
What qualities should you look for in a table?
The workmanship of the treatment table, how structurally sound it is in regards to maximum working load, is it well balanced were the table will not tip over if you sit or work on the end or side of the table. The motor that drives the electric treatment table, is it a quality name which has been a proven performer. What components make up the table, are the screws counter sunk in the table top, is the frame pivoted by bolts or bearings. The service provided for assistance if a problem ever occurs on your table. These are questions that should be asked to know you are receiving a quality product.
Do I need to be measured up for the right size table?
Yes you do. The area you work in is vital to how easily you can perform your treatments and the size of the table needs to be designed to make sure you do not compromise your health at work.
How can I tell how well engineered a table is?
Thickness of the steel used, the quality of the welds, the ease of use of all movable items, are sealed bearings used instead of nut and bolts in the frame design and how the top is finished and attached to the base.
What can you tell me about servicing, maintaining and electrically tagging tables?
Annual servicing and electrically tagging is critical in sustaining confidence in your table. Failure of welds, metal fatigue, parts missing, loose screws and bolts; exposed electrical cables can all lead to a major accident that no practice can afford. Annual servicing is provided by Electrical Table Solutions.