Stamina InLine Back Stretch Bench
Stamina InLine Back Stretch Bench (55-1401) is designed for decompressing your spine safely and comfortably without having to hang upside down in order to help reduce the back pain, as well as hip and knee pain. It is offered in two colours of black/grey and blue/grey with the latter (without the pillow) twenty dollars cheaper. And it scores 4.1/5 stars out of 199 customer reviews on the day of this product review.
Traction therapy is what this back stretch bench offers. And in order to inactivate the negative impact constant sitting causes on your body, it stretches your back, hips, knees and ankles comfortably. The bench is quite comfortable to lie on with the proper padding and upholstery. And to be able to decompress you need to use the cranking lever on the side that is easy to operate.
To enhance the cervical traction, a neck support pillow is provided to also make you feel more comfortable. There is a very dense foam ankle lock that will keep you stable during the decompressing. And you may shift the two arm supports with the length adjustment knob that offer three different torso lengths. It is easy to put together in less than ten minutes and even less if there is somebody helping you.
The shipping weight for the Stamina InLine is around 24 pounds (45 x 6.75 x 13.75 inches as unassembled), weighs a bit more than 20 pounds as assembled as a heavy duty product with a steel frame and welded joints. And you can move it easily with the included transport wheels if you don’t feel very strong. The maximum weight it can carry is 250 pounds, which is adequate for most people. It has the end caps for protecting your floors and you don’t need to put it on a mat or a carpet.
It will help decrease your back, knee and hip pain, improve your posture and you’ll be much less likely to experience injuries. If you suffer from certain medical conditions or have high blood pressure you probably shouldn’t try the inversion tables, without at least consulting your healthcare professional. This one is much easier to use and is able to offer great comfort and relief to any of those painful areas.
And you don’t need to leave the comfort of your home to feel all the benefits. If you’re suffering from back or other pain it is more appropriate for two people to lift it. You need to secure the armpit wings with a string so they don’t open during movements. Very tall or very short people can use this comfortably with the adjustable- according to the chart maximum ankle to under arm distance of 57.5 inches and 78 inches for the total height. If you are taller than say 6’2” or 6’3” you may not be able to stretch properly.
Amazon is quite a flexible seller though and you can return this item easily if it’s not big enough for you. Some people commented on the cushion, being a bit hard but that is how it is supposed to be to help you with your back pain, not soft. It is a well-built stretch bench that will stretch not only your back or spine but also your calves and thighs. There are many positive reviews by customers online that comment on how this helped release their chronic pain, and that this is almost as good as some of the very expensive machine you can find at chiropractors.