Massage Must Have: Bolsters!

Bolsters help clients get comfortable and relax so you can give a better treatment. Bolsters are used to support clients, provide comfort, and aid the therapist by giving them access to the body. Choose from a variety of sizes, colors, and styles to meet the needs of every therapist, every client, and every treatment!

Use large round bolsters placed under the knees while a client is in the supine position to take the pressure off the lower back. Smaller round bolsters or half-round bolsters work well under the ankles and a small half-round bolster placed under the neck helps support the natural curve of the neck and gives therapists better access to the shoulders. Bolsters placed under the mid-thoracic area help keep pregnant clients or clients that have trouble breathing while in the supine position, in a more comfortable semi-reclined
position.

Take a look at some of the popular options and sizes below.

Jumbo – Full Round 9″ x 26″ by Stronglite

The Jumbo Round Bolster is a foam-filled bolster with zippered outer case and a strap handle. Great to support your client under the knees, ankles or use for side posture support.

Full Half Round Bolster by Earthlite

The Full Half Round Bolster is a foam-filled bolster with zippered outer case and a strap handle. It provides extra comfort and support and also helps to relieve muscle strain.

Comfort Bolster by EarthLite

The Comfort Bolster is a foam-filled bolster. It provides extra comfort and support for women’s breasts and helps to relieve muscle strain. The Comfort Bolster is an alternative to ordering a table with a breast recess option as it serves a similar purpose. It can be used with any massage table.

Remember, your clients are paying for comfort, make sure you have everything you need to ensure they have the best experience possible. That way, you know they will be back!

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