Equipment called the Inversion table could work wonders in today’s lifestyle, where having a sitting job, spending a lot of time in front of a computer/laptop/TV, and being hooked on to our mobile phone usually results in back pain and body aches.
In such cases, if we don’t stretch our muscles or do exercise regularly changing technologies, adapting to comforts and the pandemic situations could affect us a lot.
In such cases, we can get multiple benefits by using it. Also it has proven to be more powerful than a full-body massager.
What is an Inversion Table?
Headstand is when you stand on your head with your feet hanging up in a straight upright position.
This is called Inversion therapy and headstand, a pose in yoga is based on this therapy.
If you don’t know how to do a headstand you could take the help of an equipment which is the Inversion Table
to help you in inverting your body and performing the headstand.
It is mechanical equipment that works in tandem with your body weight. You
have to lie on a bed shaped incliner, lock your feet and ankle to start the exercise.
As you start moving your body weight along with your hands towards the back of your head, you will start
inverting your body.
Based on your body and hand positions it can stop at different
points or angles and It’s possible to go completely upside-down while hanging only from your feet.
Inversion therapy is also referred to as spinal traction, since hanging upside-down can ease the
the pressure of gravity on our back and stretch our spine.
Benefits of Inversion Table
Some benefits of the inversion table are listed below
1. Prevent Chronic back pain / Sciatica
2. Reduce stress
3. Reduce degenerative disc disease
4. Increases height
5. Adds glow to the face
Risks of Using an Inversion Table
Now you know the benefits of inversion table, it’s very important to understand it’s risks too.
1. Increased blood pressure
2. Ear and Eye Pressure
3. Could Deteriorate Current Conditions.
Who Should Not Use It?
It is very important to consult with your physician before working on it. As it could be harmful if you have any of the below
• problem of heart disease
• having high blood pressure
• if there is history of stroke
• if the elevation causes eye pressure
• in case of pregnancy
• if you have broken bones
• with a case of inner ear pressure
• having obesity
The benefits of inversion table are amazing. It’s a hidden gem that not a lot of people are aware of.
Its benefits could easily outweigh its cost.
If you are looking to add an inversion table to your daily fitness regime, then get in touch with Shelving Sunnybank
to browse through our list of products.