Custom Craftworks

Originally founded in 1986, Custom Craftworks supports the vital work of professional manual therapists and educators in the massage therapy and holistic health fields by designing, building and sourcing the best-quality massage tables, chairs, equipment and accessories available. In 2009, the company was acquired by Pivotal Health Solutions based in Watertown, South Dakota.
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The many effects of hot stone massage

posted by Custom Craftworks on January 16, 2018

In general, massage therapy has many, many benefits. With many kinds of massage, certain types benefit the body in different ways. Hot stone massages are known to be beneficial on both physical and psychological levels.

Your New Year's Resolution: Create a New Marketing Plan

posted by Custom Craftworks on January 11, 2018

Whether you're trying to lose weight, cut back on sweets or reduce your spending, it's common for most New Year's resolutions focus on giving up something. For this New Year's resolution, make it one you can indulge in: create a marketing plan for your practice. Deanna Sylvester with Sohnen-Moe Associates, Inc. offers this road map to get your new year in your business started off in the right direction! 

Benefit from massage therapy during the winter months

posted by Custom Craftworks on December 29, 2017

Winter: the days are shorter, the weather is gloomier, and it’s cold. It shouldn't come as a surprise that many people may suffer from "winter blues," however, there’s an easy way to tackle the sluggish feelings and laziness that come on as the days get cooler. Having regular massages is a great way to feel happier and healthier during the winter months, and can be a great way to motivate yourself or your clients to continue taking healthy measures in other areas of life.

Offer spa services so your clients don't miss out

posted by Custom Craftworks on December 18, 2017

The lights are low, the music is soothing and the treatment is decadent.

Moving effortlessly around the body, a therapist can perform a spa treatment that will leave a client feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. The therapist can also feel revitalized. Our goal as massage therapists is to facilitate the body’s natural healing mechanisms. I like to approach this self-care and relaxation from all angles.

Massage Therapists need self-care, too

posted by Custom Craftworks on December 13, 2017

Like any profession, there’s always physical and mental stresses that go along with the job. As a massage therapist you too will find that some days you are stressed out, not feeling well, or physically exhausted. It’s very important to take care of yourself in order to be productive at work and in life.

ADA Compliance: Information for Massage Therapists

posted by Custom Craftworks on November 30, 2017

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

7 Insights to Increase Gift Certificate Sales

posted by Custom Craftworks on November 03, 2017

Gift certificates are the gift that keeps on giving, offering a great avenue for you to grow your existing clientele. With the holidays around the corner, it's time to start thinking about your gift list, but this marketing tool isn't just exclusive to the holidays--promote gift certificates all year long and watch your business boom. 

Custom Craftworks Proudly Announces New Signature Spa Series

posted by Custom Craftworks on September 13, 2017

Eugene, Oregon (September 13, 2017) – Custom Craftworks is proud to announce its new high-quality class of spa tables and accessories, the Signature Spa Series.  The Signature Spa Series features a growing line of high-quality spa tables. The E Class features fully electric spa tables whereas the M Class features manual assist electric massage tables. The Signature Spa Series HandsFree Electric Tables are electric tables offering hands free elevation with incredible options and perfect support.

In Case You Missed it: NCBTMB and CCW Renew Partnership

posted by Custom Craftworks on September 05, 2017

The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) and its Resource Center partnership with Custom Craftworks features a 2017 NCBTMB Resource Center catalog with exclusive membership pricing for Custom Craftworks.

Massage Therapy Should Be Covered by Insurance

posted by Custom Craftworks on August 21, 2017

Massage therapy isn't just good for the body, it's good for overall wellness, according to new research. When patients have access to medically prescribed massage therapy that's covered by Medicaid, patients not only benefited from better health and outcomes, but saw lower health care costs, about $64 less per treatment.