While we have had many customers tell us that inverting has the frequency of their occasional headaches or migraines, we are unaware of any studies that have been conducted to determine if there is any correlation. However, here are some interesting points worth noting:
PUYALLUP, Wash., Nov. 23, 2011 – Though the holidays may be blamed for tired backs and sore muscles, these are not ailments that plague people only once or twice a year. According to studies conducted in the U.S., back pain is the No. 1 cause of missed workdays year-round.
This year, give the gift of back pain relief. A Teeter Hang Ups Inversion Table may not be the first thing that comes to mind as a holiday gift solution, but inverted decompression is a fun and easy way to stretch out, relax and relieve stress. A unique gift idea, inversion equipment is ideal for just about anyone in your family your shopping list is filled with family members and friends who would appreciate a gift that provides year-round health benefits like relief from back pain, neck pain,sciatica, spinal compression, achy joints and muscle spasms.
A gift for Dad: Golfers in the family will appreciate the benefits of inverting with a Teeter as demonstrated by a recent study published by GolfTest USA. After using a Teeter Hang Ups Inversion Table for 30 days, participants increased their drive distance by 10% and reduced their scores by 3 strokes! Even if your dad isn’t a golfer, he’ll benefit from keeping his joints healthy and in proper alignment, which can keep him doing the activities he loves.
A gift for Mom:What mom wouldn’t love more me time to help relieve stress? One study on inversion therapy indicated a 35% decline in muscle tension within 10 seconds. With a Teeter Hang Ups, she can turn on some soothing music, invert and relax to decompress and recover from a long day.
A gift for Grandparents: More and more, people are working hard to take care of their bodies in their later years so they can maintain functional fitness, a state of flexibility and strength that allows them to remain active and engaged in life. Inverting with a Teeter is a no sweat workout for the joints, helping to keep them hydrated, flexible and pain free.
With over 2 million users, Teeter Hang Ups leads the inversion market as the definitive inversion products brand. Founded in 1981 by Roger and Jennifer Teeter, Teeter is the longest continuous manufacturer of inversion products in the world. Teeter Hang Ups are rated by Dynamark Engineering as the best inversion table for endurance, strength, function and ease of assembly, and only Teeter tables are quality-assurance tested to UL’s inversion table safety standard. Visit teeter-inversion.com.
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Gary suffered from a pinched nerve in his neck, but was reluctant to get surgery. After just a month with his Teeter, he is golfing and sleeping better and experiences less pain than he has in years!
“I have been using my Teeter Hang Ups for 28 days now. (It took me almost a week to getting around to putting it together.) The reason that I purchased it was I have a herniated disc in my neck and a pinched nerve. I refuse to have surgery; chiropractic and deep massage only do so much; and other alternative medicines have been ineffective. I am almost 64 years of age, an active golfer, still working, and am in good health otherwise. After a week of using the Teeter I discovered that my neck condition was noticeably better. Golf was also much better, and with very little pain. After almost four weeks, I have regained close to an inch in height, I am sleeping much better, and my overall pain and discomfort level is at the lowest it has been in years. I have recommended it to several of my friends, and I know at least one has ordered it.
Overall, this is the best investment in my health that I have ever made. I tell everyone that I meet what it has done for me. I currently use it three times per day, on the “B” setting, at inversion.
Thanks for your support.”
Lower & Upper Back, Obliques & Joint Decompression
With arms overhead, curve into a “C” shape at the waist, bringing the hip and shoulder toward each other. Repeat on the other side.
Time: 1-3 minutes, 1-2 times daily
Angle: 30 to 45 degrees
At Teeter, we recognize that you are placing your health in our hands when you choose to invert with a Teeter Hang Ups. That’s why we not only work to continually upgrade our products to epitomize comfort, but also security while you invert. Since there are no government regulations to monitor the quality of inversion tables, Teeter long ago decided that we would voluntarily submit our inversion tables to the scrutiny of third parties and undergo the most rigorous testing on the market to help show our customers and our colleagues in the industry that we take safety seriously.
Throughout North America, one of the foremost companies for testing products is Underwriters Laboratories (UL). For many years, Teeter submitted our products to be tested by UL under a generic “medical equipment” category since no specific category for inversion tables existed. After continued requests on our part, and the general rise in demand from the public for quality inversion tables, UL created requirements specifically for inversion tables under its UL 1647 standard for Exercise Equipment. You can read more about that here.
To display the UL mark on our tables is something we’ve worked hard to accomplish, and we encourage anyone who is looking to purchase an appliance or piece of equipment to first look to companies like UL for outside certification. Who is UL and what do they do? The website, Safety at Home, provides a great overview of the company and the ways which you can work to make your home more secure for you and your loved ones.
Learn More About UL
Great articles on this website include:
- Meet UL
- Commit a Minute: 100 Things to Make Your Home Safer
- More than a label: Underwriters Laboratories looks to expand its reach, adding products and countries too
- Chronology of Safety
Common Sense Counts
While UL works tirelessly to test consumer goods and approve only the best-performing products, ultimately the greatest way to ensure safe experiences is to use common sense around the house. We always emphasize reading all enclosed materials with any product you purchase from Teeter, and watching any DVDs that may accompany the product. While many products we may purchase on a regular basis are familiar to us (almost all of us already know how to operate a microwave or start a lawn mower), an inversion table may likely be a novel experience to many users, and reviewing instructional material is paramount to using it effectively!