Inversion Therapy has become popular as a way to relieve some of the back problems that are caused by decompression of the spine. Using an inversion table such as the Teeter Hang Ups EP-550 can also help to give the back a greater flexibility and relaxation.
Teeter Hang Ups has been making inversion tables since 1981, with the aim of producing the best inversion table available. By using the Teeter Hang Ups EP-550 Inversion Therapy Table for just a few minutes each day it could be possible to find a temporary relief from back pain, achieve better posture, improve circulation and reduce stress.
So you’re left in no doubt about how the Teeter Hang Ups EP-550 inversion table works, the manufacturers have included a DVD with full instructions to get you started.
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Whether you’re inverting for back-pain, fitness, general wellbeing, or if you’re not at all sure, click below to launch our guide which explains the differences between all the models.
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Features of the Teeter Hang Ups EP-550
1. Ergo-Embrace Ankle System & Ankle Comfort Dial
The foot-lock system on the EP-550 grabs your feet from the back and the top of your feed. Have bad lower back pain? You may prefer the EP-960 which features a larger, higher handle for clamping your feet so you don’t have to bend over.
2. Rotation Control
Stretch Assist Handles provide a large grip and soft-touch surface.
Pre-set Rotation Control allows you to easily pre-determine your maximum angle of inversion. The EP-550 is perfect for starting out with inversion.
Although the handles are smaller and more compact than the EP-960, if you are a beginner or using a Teeter table for exercise rather than severe back pain, the EP-550’s handles will give you more than enough control.
3. Steel base with easy storage option
The heavy-Duty Steel Base features a raised grip for enhanced stretching, corner feet that increase the width by 20% and protect floors, and a scratch-resistant finish.
Folds for storage in just a few seconds to 71 x 41 x 168cm. Allows you to easily pull the table out from the corner or a cupboard and setup in seconds. The steel base means your table will last many years and is very sturdy to hold your whole body weight.
Consider upgrading to the newer version of this model, the Teeter EP-560. Compared to the EP-550, the EP-560 has a new ComfortTrak bed, customisable with accessories, improved handle support and an improved frame.
Which model is best for me?
|Model||Teeter EP-560||Teeter EP-960||Teeter EP-560 Sports||Teeter Contour L5||NEW: Teeter FitSpine LX9|
|UL Certified & FDA Approved||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Extended Handle Ankle Lock System||No||Yes, reaches the knees||No||Yes, reaches the knees||Yes, reaches the knees|
|Stretch Tools to Improve Decompression||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Precision Rotation With Full Inversion Option||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes, Plus 1-Touch Rotation Adjustment||Yes, Plus 1-Touch Rotation Adjustment|
|Preset Rotation Control||Yes||Deluxe||Yes||Deluxe||Deluxe|
|Ability To Customise||Yes – nodes / lumbar bridge optional||Yes – nodes / lumbar bridge optional||Yes – nodes / lumbar bridge optional||Yes – nodes / lumbar bridge included||Yes – nodes / lumbar bridge included|
|Folds For Storage||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|User||4’8″ – 6’6″, 300 Lbs.||4’8″ – 6’6″, 300 Lbs.||4’8″ – 6’6″, 300 Lbs.||4’8″ – 6’6″, 300 Lbs.||4’8″ – 6’6″, 300 Lbs.|
The Teeter Difference
Easily adjustable for your body type, comfortable to use and a breeze to fold and store, a Teeter inversion table fits into your life as perfectly as it fits your body. A 5-year full warranty and a legacy of over 2 million Teeter users give you confidence that you’re supported by the best in the business.
Teeter Hang Ups is fueled by the passion of one man who turned his own struggles with back pain into a life-changing solution for millions of people worldwide. Roger Teeter’s inversion tables are truly built for the benefits, with a focus on features that can help you achieve the ultimate in relaxation, comfort and a feel-good decompressive stretch. Trust Teeter for a better back, better body.
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