“Honestly? I was really keen to disprove the hype, and say ‘yeah, those inversion tables are okay but they’re nothing special.’ But I’m glad to say I was proved totally wrong.”
Otis Stokes of LAtfUSA who “is someone who has experienced the benefits and therapy of inversion firsthand” recently sat down with Roger Teeter to gain insight on Roger’s enthusiasm for inversion and founding Teeter 35 years ago.
Recently, entrepreneur and one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Business People”, Tim Ferriss described decompression as the third of his “5 Morning Rituals That Help Me Win the Day.” In his Podcast, Tim explains that after he does any kind of weight training that puts compressive loads on his spine, he will use Teeter’s EZ-Up Gravity Boots to decompress! Tim decompresses his spine almost daily to not only care for the discs in his spine but to gently stretch tired muscles as well.
Our founder and spokesman Roger Teeter frequently talks about the importance of maintaining functional fitness into one’s senior years. And he lives by example – here’s Roger earlier this month teaching his 5-year old grandson how to waterski! To Roger, and so many other super seniors out there, it’s all about the ability to stay active and do what you love.
Newsmax Health recently featured an article on inversion therapy called “Inversion Therapy: Drug-Free Back Pain Relief.” In it, the author Vera Tweed explains how back pain is very common in the American population and inversion can be a natural way to find relief without more invasive treatments like medication or surgery.
Actor Bradley Cooper will be on the Broadway stage playing John Merrick in The Elephant Man. For the role, Cooper will have to twist and contort his body to accurately portray the disfigured John Merrick.
In his interview with the Associated Press, the Silver Linings Playbook actor is already preparing to relieve back pain that he may suffer from all of the contorting he’ll have to do – along with regular visits with a chiropractor, he has bought an inversion table!
Dr. Wendy, a chiropractor from Hayden Health in Hayden, ID, says that she is committed to, “endorse activities that safely promote spinal health.” Hence in, “The Upsides and Downsides of Inversion” Dr. Wendy objectively analyzes the benefits of inversion therapy.
The health of your back is inextricably tied to your quality of life. Back pain can severely limit your ability to perform physical activities such as playing golf, tennis, or even getting out of bed in the morning. As Roger Teeter, the founder of Teeter Hang Ups, explains in his article for Arizona Sports & Lifestyle Magazine, investing in the health of your back and relieving back pain can lead to a more fulfilling life because you can get back to doing the things you love.