DetailsThe Teeter Hang Ups Contour L5 Inversion Table counteracts the forces of gravity on your spine to provide relief. The triple lock mechanism and fully assembled ratchet means complete safety and less assembly required at home.The Teeter Hang Ups L5 Inversion Table allows your body weight to decompress the spine to relieve pressure off your discs and nerve roots. Inversion therapy leads to less pressure on your spine and less pressure means less muscle stiffness, shoulder tension and back pain.
The Teeter Hang Ups L5 Inversion Table has a patented ankle comfort closure with increased space between the clamps and foot platform, which results in decreased ankle pulling and a more comfortable, secure feeling. The Deluxe EZ-Reach handle with gravity lock safety system and pressure-reducing Ergo-Embrace Supports distribute weight evenly for maximum comfort and security.
The 3-hole hinge system simplifies positioning of the inversion table to the frame and lets you make adjustments without having to get off the table.
Ease of adjustment and use combined with security makes the Teeter Hang Ups L5 Inversion Table one of our best sellers.
NEW Additions now included
- (8) Adjustable Position Acupressure Nodes
- (1) Customizable and adjustable Lumbar Bridge
Acupressure Nodes and Lumbar Bridge also available separately by calling 1-800-222-5728 to speak with a Customer Service Representative.
NOTE: Mat for suggested inversion therapy stretches sold separately.
Height Capacity: 4'8" - 6'6"
Weight Capacity: 300 lbs.
Assembled Footprint: 61"H x 28"W x 64"L
Assembled Weight: 80 lbs.
Using an inversion table for just a few moments, and you will understand why millions of people around the world use this ancient therapy to relieve back pain, reduce stress and improve their quality of life.
Using a Teeter helps:
* Rehydrate discs
* Reduce Nerve Pressure
* Realign Your Spine
* Relax Tense Muscles
Re-hydrate discs: Damaged discs can take a long time to repair since they don't have a direct blood supply. Inverted decompression takes pressure off the discs, allowing them to widen and hydrate with nutrients that help expedite repair. The added cushion helps increase shock absorption and flexibility.
Reduce nerve pressure: Inverting on a Teeter has been clinically proven to increase inter-vertebral separation, helping to open up the passageway for nerve roots and alleviating pain caused by pinched nerves. Those who experience sciatic pain can benefit from this aspect of inversion. Less pressure means less pain.
Realign: The back is supported by hundreds of ligaments and muscles that stabilize the spine but also hold it in compression. When the back moves out of alignment from bad posture, too much sitting, or rotational activities, this support structure holds the body in misalignment. Even while lying down, your spine maintains 25% of standing pressure, especially in your lumbar. In order to decompress, the spine needs a traction force of at least 60% of your body weight, roughly equivalent to inverting at an angle of 60° on a Teeter. This type of progressive decompression naturally re-aligns the weight-bearing skeleton, promoting good posture.
Relax tense muscles: Inverting to as little as 25° for a few minutes can help relax muscles and speed lymph flow. A study conducted by physiotherapist L.G. Nosse found that EMG activity (an indicator of muscle tension) declined over 35% within ten seconds of inverting.
 Sheffield, F.: Adaptation of Tilt Table for Lumbar Traction. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 45: 469-472, 1964
 Kane, M, et al: Effects of Gravity-facilitated Traction on Intervertebral Dimensions of the Lumbar Spine. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Phys Ther. 281-288, Mar 85
 Nachemson, A, et al: Intravital Dynamic Pressure Measurements in Lumbar Discs. Scandinavian Journal of Rehab Medicine, supplement, 1970.
 Nosse, L.: Inverted Spinal Traction. Arch Phys Med Rehabilitation 59: 367-370, Aug 78.
Teeter Hang Ups Contour L5 Inversion Table is rated out of 5 by 1.Rated 5 out of 5 by TAMMY_N_TX from Therapy at it's best! I am loving this table! Immediate relief and so worth the money! Add this with the leather zero gravity chair and see a real life change.Date published: 2013-04-05
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