Teeter Hang Ups have helped countless Americans put an end to back pain and start living the lives they deserve. But which one is best for you? And are the better models worth the price upgrade?
We put the 3 most popular inversion table models – from the FitSpine series - X1, X2, and X3 to the test to see if they really deliver. And they definitely do…..
If you’re anything like we were, you were a bit skeptical when you heard hanging upside down can cure back pain. REALLY?
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Teeter Hang Ups are FDA registered to fight back pain and other conditions. The only problem is figuring out which one is best for your needs. The last thing you want to do is spend time and money on a table that doesn’t deliver results.
You could invest a lot of money, hang upside down for a month in each, and then decide which one you want. Thankfully, we’ve done all of that work for you….
The Acupressure Nodes that went across the length of the table were a key feature we loved. These nodes provided us with relaxing, effective trigger point relief. Picture eight highly trained masseuses working on your back at the same time. We felt the stress melt away!
After just ten minutes on the X1, we started to feel our pain level shrink. It didn’t take long for the Teeter to work its magic, and we were moving around pain-free shortly afterwards - a much more time-effective alternative to going to a chiropractor.
Even though the X1 didn’t come with some of the additional bells and whistles the other models came with, we loved it and it got the job done. It’s the most cost effective of the three, but rookie inverters may be leery of the short side support handles.
The Teeter X2 inversion table model ratchets things up a notch compared to it’s X1 counterpart - while ratcheting down your back pain.
We loved the extended ankle lock handle that came with this model, and it’s far and away the biggest reason to go with this one over the X1. If you’re like us, you’re probably worried that you’ll be unable to reach up and secure yourself into an inversion table - after all, back pain is the reason we’re here in the first place! The extended handle lets you safely and easily secure yourself into the Teeter, and it also gave us a hand getting out! Besides the handles, there’s plenty to like about the X2:
While the X2 definitely delivered on it’s value, the steep price jump from the previous model might shy some people away from it - though we would pay the additional money for the extended handles alone.
We like to call this the Rolls Royce of inversion tables. Ok, maybe that’s a little dramatic. Nonetheless, this table has everything you could possibly want when it comes to dealing with back pain. We found that the X3 absolutely offered the best value of the three Teeter’s we reviewed here - it’s not even close.
The cost to upgrade yourself from the X2 to the X3 is minimal at worst - and the features included in this top-of-the-line model more than make the move worth it. Besides the high quality parts and features included from the previous two tables, the X3 takes recovery a step further:
There is an a newer LX9 Fitspine model. It is similar to the X3 model where the design of the inversion table remains unchanged, except for the following additions. It comes with a boarding platform that is designed to help make it easier to get on and off of the inversion table. It also comes with a storage caddy to store the acupressure nodes when they are not in use. Due to the additions the LX9 model costs more compared to the X3 model.
The X3 was not only the best value of the models reviewed here - it was easily our favorite. And because of all of the added features that made the experience easier, we’d recommend it to both the most seasoned vets and untrained rookies when it comes to inversion therapy.
Teeter is an industry leading, FDA registered 501k medical device. Teeter is the ONLY inversion table registered with the FDA as a 501k medical device, so you know what you’re buying will work.
Teeter is designed to provide traction to the spine while stretching out your paraspinal muscles. If you’re facing any of these problems, chances are the Teeter could help you get some relief:
Regardless of the model you go with, each Teeter device is certified by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and outperforms their counterparts in comparison testing for endurance, rotation control, and ease of assembly.
That being said, Teeter’s FitSpine models are some of their highest-performing and most sold models - and the info above would help you find the one that’s best for you.