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BodyPro Deluxe Liftback Massage Table

Massage Warehouse

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Product Description

The BodyPro® Deluxe Liftback is a great all rounder with every option you need, a very high quality massage table and excellent value for money. With 17 year of experience, we've made the BodyPro® range with the highest quality components.

Many customers who loved the BodyPro® Deluxe also wanted a lifting backrest and some wanted to use side arm extensions so we created this Liftback version. It is a great all rounder to offer every positioning set-up you can think of. Great for massage, reflexology, acupuncture, beauty, make-up, tattoo and when you are treating elderly people to raise them up after the treatment to take a moment.

Weight: 15Kg, accessories add up to 3Kg
Length: 185cm - 212cm
Width: 28" (76cm)
Height: 63 - 89cm
Foam: 7cm high-density multi-layered foam
Covering: Super soft, oil resistant, easy clean PU
Working Weight: 500lbs
Folded Size: 93cm x 75cm x 23cm 
Certification: EU Safety Mark

Highest-grade foam and PU upholstery available for massage tables
Adjustable head cradle and arm shelf
Easy access end panels
Superior head cushion system contoured to face
2 knob leg height adjustment - extra security
Rounded corner design with extra stitching
Anti-slip feet with grips
Soft foam carry handles
Strong beech wood frame
Secure cable system
Storage shelf

30-day money back guarantee. 2-year product guarantee

1 x BodyPro® Deluxe Liftback
1 x Contoured face cushion
1 x Adjustable unbreakable face cradle
1 x Hanging arm shelf
2 x Side arm extensions
1 x Carry case
1 x Storage shelf (bolster not included)

BodyPro® Deluxe
BodyPro® Deluxe Liftback
BodyPro® Deluxe ACTIVE
BodyPro® Traveller

Need help deciding? Please ask us any questions you wish, we're here to ensure you make the right choice. During the 30-day money back guarantee period, please keep all the packaging.

Customer Reviews

Based on 9 reviews
The best massage table to start out on!

I bought the 28" Bodypro deluxe from Massage Warehouse back when I first started out in massage. 3 years later, I'm still using this table! I love it for its sturdiness (it has effortlessly carried many heavy people who like a lot of pressure in their treatments!), comfort, liftback, ease of set-up and colour (I have it in tan). The quality of the sewing and fixtures is great.
I also have the Porta-lite Advantage II, which I prefer to carry up and down stairs as it's smaller and much lighter, but although sturdy, isn't as sturdy as the Bodypro Deluxe. I'd say that the Affinity Marlin (also sold here) is the progression route from this table, or for those regularly giving sports massage, which will need to take more of your pressure and/or speed.
If you're within your first 3 years of massage therapy, then I highly recommend the Bodypro Deluxe. Please, whatever you do, don't buy some cheap beauty table from Amazon!! When giving my beautician a massage on her table, I just couldn't treat her properly because the table kept wiggling about and I felt that it might collapse at any point! Not a good feeling for a massage therapist!
The Bodypro Deluxe has served me really well these 3 years, and I don't intend to dispose of or sell it on any time soon! Enjoy using it! You will most definitely get your money's worth.

Chris Penny
Excellent equipment

Slightly sticky start, but rescued by the fab team at Massage Warehouse.
Customers love the comfort offered by this professional table.

Chris McMeekin
Very happy

Lovely table, delivered on time... no complaints at all...

Paula G
First Class Bed and Company!!!

This is an amazing high quality bed, and very heavy duty. My husband is 100kg and he felt safe and secure on the bed. I would say its not that mobile as I am 5ft 11 and struggled to carry it. My son however was okay he is over 6ft , and a sports science degree student and a fitness fanatic who lifts weights every day. I feel this is great if you have a car but even then I feel you may need help in and out of the boot.

The company is really great and they give you so much information and help with any questions you may have.

Jeremy Rothschild

I can’t commend this company enough!! They should give customer service lessons to other companies and I mean massive business’ there customer service when my partners new massage table was either stolen by DHL driver or stolen by someone when the DHL driver decided to abandon my item in the middle of a private road, but I contacted massage warehouse and they were absolutely fantastic with getting this sorted and even sent out another massage table!! I’m so impressed and if other companies were like this the world would be a better place!
Good luck in business guys and merry Christmas to all of you @ massage warehouse!

Massage Table Size Guide

Massage tables comes in many different shapes and size. It can be confusing for you, the customer, to choose the right one but we are here to help!

A lot of customers call us up after they have bought the wrong size massage table elsewhere and we would like to help you avoid this mistake. It normally goes something like this; they like the look of a picture of a massage table on a website, they like the low price and then they check the carrying weight is ok. If the carrying weight fits their needs they click add to cart and the new massage table turns up at their doorstep in a few days. They unfortunately assume all massage tables are pretty much the same width and size.

The standard size of a massage table is 28 inches wide (71cms) and 73 inches (185cms) long. One of the reasons many "lightweight" budget massage tables are so cheap is because

  1.  They are smaller in size (normally around 61cms wide) and as such have less materials
  2. They are sold by specialist retailers who also sell anything else they can import and turn a profit on. As such they just buy the cheapest massage tables they can find in China. They go for smaller sizes as they are cheaper.

Make sure the massage table is the right size for you and your clients as the narrow massage tables at 61cms can be very uncomfortable for anyone who isn't petite and many clients cannot relax with their shoulders and arms unsupported.


The Width of the Massage Table:

Almost all therapists choose the standard 28 inch wide massage table. All our massage tables are the same length so it is only the width and shape our customers need to decide on.

Your massage table should be wide enough to cater for the wide variety of shapes and sizes of your clients. It needs to be wide enough to comfortably accommodate your treatment style, while being narrow enough to ensure you don’t have to strain your own back during treatments.

Each therapist's postural training and ability is different, so only you will know what massage table width you can handle. We have spoken to therapists who are five feet tall and get the wider 30 inch massage tables, and we speak to six foot therapists who have back problems and go for a 25 inch wide massage table. Everyone is different.

Generally speaking, if you are of smaller stature, you may do better with one of the narrower 25-inch massage tables. If you're quite tall, or are particularly keen to offer your clients a very spacious experience, a 30-inch massage table might be more suitable.

If you are in doubt, see if you can go into your local training college and see whether the massage tables there suit you. However, there is another way to get a feel for what will work of you don’t have access to a couch when you are deciding:

Cut out a piece of cardboard to the dimensions of both sizes you are deciding between. Put it on top of the kitchen table and lean over it. Visualise a client lying there, and see which width will suit you and your client best.

measuring the width of a massage table

Make sure you can get close enough to the table that you can pivot at the waist and have your shoulders squared to the clients hips, with your hands parallel to the clients' spine. Working in this position will ensure an injury-free career, so it's an important factor in your decision.

The most popular massage table widths are 28 and 30 inches. We sell 25-inch massage tables but you should really only choose this width if you are shorter in height and having a wider massage table might put your own back at risk over the course of your career.

You can also choose the 25-inch if you want to have the lightest massage table possible. By reducing the width of the massage table, the weight is also reduced. Now, this can mean a trade-off of some client comfort, but this trade is often worthwhile if you are a fully mobile therapist and use public transport frequently, where saving a kilogram or two will make a difference to you over time.


The Height Of the Massage Table

Nowadays, almost all portable massage tables come with height adjustable legs. Whichever massage table you choose should come with a large height range to accommodate you, and to cater for a broad range of therapies.

A common height range of massage tables is between 60 to 80cm, and this height range should cater for everyone. To check which height you need your massage table to be at follow this rule of thumb:

1. Stand up straight with your hands by your sides. Clench your fists.
2. Measure the distance between the floor and your knuckles
3. This distance should equal the height of your massage table.
4. Add a few inches in height to allow for the body of the patient on the massage table.

The height of a massage table is usually only adjusted when different therapists are using the same massage table, or if you have a client that is outside the average size you normally treat. So for example, if someone with a lot of body depth comes for a treatment after an average size person, you may need to adjust the height a notch or two.

You should be able to adjust the height of a massage table in just 2-3 minutes. Even though you mightn't adjust the height very often, the faster the better when you do have to!

There are 2 types of height adjustment mechanisms found on modern massage tables.

1) Twisting knobs (found only on wooden massage tables):

If you are working with a wooden massage table, it is better to have two knobs on each of the four legs for greater strength and reliability. When buying online, make sure to check how many knobs are on the legs. Cheap massage tables often only have one knob, and when you raise the legs to the highest heights they are less stable and have been known to snap.

2) Telescopic push-buttons (found only on aluminium massage tables):

The mechanism to adjust the height of an aluminium massage table is much the same as the push-button method on aluminium crutches. It only takes a few seconds to adjust each leg, and the mechanism is very reliable. Check out the video to see how it’s done.


Massage Table Shape:

The following are the different shapes of massage tables on the market.

1. Rectangle shaped with square corners 

This is the traditional shape of a massage table and the one you are probably familiar with seeing. Our Combi-lite 3 in 1 and Affinity Portaflex are shaped like this.

2. Rectangle shaped with rounded corners

Same as no 1 above in every way except the corners are rounded. Does not affect function in any way, just a different design/look.


3. Hour glass shaped with gradual gradient 

A fabulous massage table innovation in recent years, which solves a lot of the problems around choosing the correct width is the hourglass shaped massage table.

This style of massage table is wider at the ends, and tapers somewhat at the middle. This provide a spacious and comfortable experience for your client (as the shoulder and feet area are 30 inches wide) without compromising your own posture and health, as the middle of the couch where you lean over is a much narrower 26 inches wide.Having recently upgraded to one of these hourglass massage tables myself, I can vouch that my working days are much more comfortable, and many of my clients have commented on the extra comfort from the wider shoulder area.


4. Hour glass shaped with sharp gradient
Same as point above but instead of the it gradually going from wide to narrow, the massage table changes quickly from normal width to narrow width so people of very short stature can get in close.
5. Oval Shaped

 The name says it all! There are no corners on the massage table. Therapists normally choose this for one of two reasons. They simply like the look of this massage table and it is aesthetically more pleasing in their treatment room and/or they find it easier to move around the massage table during the treatment without having to side step the corners. This is particularly handy when space is limited in your treatment room.

oval massage table


Have any questions or comments about anything above? Please let us know in the comments below!