Why Massage and Chiropractic Can Be Better Together

posted by Custom Craftworks on April 02, 2019

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Most people know the benefits of chiropractic care, as well as the relaxing effects of massage therapy. But did you know that getting both regular massages and routine chiropractic adjustments can enhance your overall wellness?

Benefits of Cranial Sacral Therapy

posted by Custom Craftworks on March 04, 2019


Cranial sacral therapy (CST) is sometimes also referred to as craniosacral therapy. It’s a type of bodywork that relieves compression in the bones of the head, sacrum (a triangular bone in the lower back), and spinal column.

Choosing the Best Face Rest

posted by Custom Craftworks on January 11, 2019

Custom Craftworks offers numerous massage therapy accessories to help each practitioner extend his or her technique and upgrade the customer experience. Our face rests are no exception. We offer many face rests that are compatible with many of our tables.

What Custom Craftworks face rest is best for you?  

Why Choose Custom Craftworks?

posted by Custom Craftworks on January 07, 2019

Custom Craftworks has a long standing reputation for building thoughtfully constructed, long-lasting products. The company was acquired by Pivotal Health Solutions in 2009, but has actually been crafting high-quality massage tables since 1986. Custom Craftworks has proven to be one of the top brands for massage and spa equipment in the industry. We are constantly moving forward and improving, striving to deliver unmatched value to our customers in product, service and performance.

ADA Compliance: Information for Massage Therapists

posted by Custom Craftworks on November 26, 2018

In 1990, The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) came into law. The ADA is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas open to the general public, including jobs, schools, transportation and public and private places.1

Rolfing or Deep Tissue Massage?

posted by Custom Craftworks on November 14, 2018

Rolfing and deep tissue massage are commonly confused, but the two are quite different. They both have the ability to loosen deep and painful tissues, reduce stress and promote relaxation and well-being. So, what’s the difference between them?

Massage Topical Best Practices

posted by Custom Craftworks on October 26, 2018

As a massage therapist, there are many things you can do to help ease clients’ pain and improve their mental health.

These are just two of the benefits of engaging in massage therapy according to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health.

Table Talk: Electric Massage Tables

posted by Custom Craftworks on October 19, 2018

After assessing your massage table needs from the first blog in this series and weighing the different table options, you might decide that an electric table is right for you. There are many advantages to treating clients on an electric massage table.

Prenatal & Breast Recess Options for Expecting Clients

posted by Custom Craftworks on October 19, 2018

Massage for expecting mothers can be a great way to expand your services with the correct training, certifications and equipment. We understand the importance of client safety and comfort and created a reliable and supportive solution for pregnant massage clients. After extensive research and development with nurse-midwives, massage therapists and engineers, we developed an innovative prenatal and breast recess massage table option that has been available since 2000.

The Top 5 Massage Techniques of 2018

posted by Custom Craftworks on September 05, 2018

In any type of business, certain trends come and go.

Keeping up with these trends enables service providers to stay on top of what consumers tend to desire most, putting them in the best position possible to give clients what they want and need.

As massage therapists, this involves understanding the hottest and most requested massage techniques of 2018, and here are the top five.