Choosing The Type Of Patient Treatment Table

By on July 1, 2013

Choosing The Type Of Patient Treatment TableThe most important factor will be which type of patient treatment table you require. By knowing this, it will be easy to narrow down your options to those that are designed to suit your needs and that include features that will benefit your staff and patients alike. There are many different types of treatment tables that exist though.

To make it easier on you, here is a list of eight different types of patient treatment tables that exist and short details on them. You can read this and figure out which suits your particular needs, and then begin looking at specific features and designs for that type of table.

Adjustable Back Treatment Table

This table features an adjustor for the angling of the part of the table that the patient’s back would rest against. These tables are best suited for medical professionals that must deal with patients that have back problems. The table may also include a storage cabinet.

Chiropractic Table

This table is designed for chiropractic treatment and includes a spinal placement adjustor. This table makes musculoskeletal system treatments much easier to perform. These tables may include padded arm rests and a face cut-out.

Task & Pediatric Treatment Table

This table is designed for patients that are infants, toddlers, or young children. It has protective guards on the back and sides. It is also designed with a built-in measuring tool. These tables often include storage shelves or cabinets.

Standard Treatment Table

This table is a basic flat and sturdy table, but some of them have adjustable backrests. It may include features such as storage shelves, cabinets, and drawers. Some of these tables are also designed to be eco-friendly.

Bariatric Treatment Table

This table is designed to be able to handle heavy weight and is specially created for obese patients. The table includes a design that accommodates both comfort and safety. Additional features that may be included are powered backrests, high and low adjustments from 20 to 29 inches, face cut-outs, and storage shelves or cabinets.

Recovery Couch

This couch is really a table, and it is designed with a low height and is find in patient recovery rooms at schools, corporate medical offices, psychiatrist offices, outpatient surgery rooms, and many other medical facilities. It typically has a 400lb weight capacity and may include features such as paper holders and storage compartments.

Specialty Treatment Table

This table has an incredibly unique design that allows it to be hydraulically lifted or lowered as needed. This table is also useful when looking to deal with obese patients as it features a high weight capacity. It may include other features, such as sliding drawers and other types of storage compartments.

Exam Table

This table is used for medical examination purposes and is often found in medical clinics, dentist offices, specialty care centers, and hospitals. It usually includes shelving units, draws, and storage cabinets. It may also have features such as adjustable backrest and adjustable power lifting.
These are eight of the most common types of treatment tables on the market. After covering the basics, you should have a bit more insight on which suits your business’s needs.

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