Brief History

Inversion therapy goes far back as 400 BC during the time of Hippocrates also known as the father of medicine and would hang patients suffering back pain upside down.

How can Inversion therapy help me?

Inversion therapy not only helps remedy back pain it also reduces spinal decompression and overworked joints and muscles. The inversion table lets you lie on your back in a relaxed inverted position which takes the pressure off your back and allows you to invert partially or completely depending upon your level of comfort. Not only can inversion therapy help to treat back pain but it can be used to reverse the negative effects of aging on the spine. There are a number of benefits when using the inversion table apart from back pain releif, increase blood circulation, improve your overall health, relax and strengthen overworked joints and muscles.

Main Benefits of Inversion

The use of an Inversion Table can promote healthy living by having a complete body workout with reduced stress and pressure on your back and joints increasing flexibility, strengthening ligaments and core muscles and better balance. The Inversion system also offers a better way of stretching and exercises which reduce and may reverse harmful pressure of the body by gravity. Nowadays an inversion table is an essential fitness product for all those active individuals and not only for those who have bad backs or are to reduce ageing.

Inversion Benefits:

Decrease back pain.

Whilst being inverted the distance between the vertebrae is a result of the stretch which elongates the whole back and minimises the pressure on the spine which results in less back pain.

Improve your balance, posture and height.

Inversion promotes good posture. Slouching and slumping at desks, in chairs everyday equates to bad posture. Inverting helps our body to get back to its natural curve especially the spine due to the pull of gravity.

Stimulate Blood circulation and reduce stress.

By using gravity to help the blood flow from the legs to your heart and lungs. The heart pumps blood with oxygen around the body to feed its cells. The blood comes back to be cleansed and refuelled with oxygen, however it is very difficult returning blood back to the heart from the legs and lower part of the body in which case inversion lets gravity help. Other noted improvements are healthier hair and better skin tone.

Decrease the negative effects of gravity on ageing

It lets us to safely and comfortably maintain flexibility, balance and strength. As with ageing height loss occurs however inversion maintains your height.

Achieve functional fitness

Improve core muscles with safe stomach crunches with no pressure on the spine. Relieve aching muscles after strenuous workouts by inverting which also helps with lymphatic system to eradicate waste from the body which helps muscle recovery and growth. Stretching exercises will help strengthen muscles and also benefit from healthy joints.

Cleanse your internal organs

It also helps with ageing and keeps the organs in the correct place and maintain the right shape in which it reduces the deterioration of organs as a result of ageing.

Increase oxygen levels to your brain

Inversion also helps to increase oxygen supply to the brain which may decrease due to high blood pressure and arteries getting blocked.

Fight against cellulite

It has been suggested that inversion reduces cellulite. Inversion table stops the development of cellulite by helping the lymphatic fluids flow to the lymph organs and helps to get the fats around the lymphatic system.

Reduce hair loss

Some sources believe hair loss can be reduced by inversion. It is suggested that increased blood flow to the scalp stimulates the hair follicles and experts claim baldness is due to the difficulties blood has getting to the hair follicle.

Relieve varicose veins

Source by Rizwan Saeed