What things to look into when shopping for medical exam room tables?

There are many different types, brands, and manufacturers of medical exam tables in the market. To shop for a best table of a good brand from a reliable manufacturer takes a lot of search work.

Before finalizing the deal, there are many things must be taken into consideration. Following are few of those things-

Purchase table according to your practice: Before making payment for the medical equipment, make sure you are buying the right gear. Based on your needs and practice, you must choose an appropriate table (buying of wrong table will not serve your purpose; instead will be sheer wastage of money).

There are different types of tables in market like MD-250, AIC-2500, MODEL SC-500, MODEL FCA-1000, lead lined cabinet and more. Get acquaint with all the specifications and features of table that you want to buy, so that you get the right table according to your needs.

Buy from a reliable manufacturer: To get quality products, you need to contact a reliable manufacturer. Buying gears from a reliable source gives a sense of satisfaction that your money is invested for a right deal. Thus, it will save you from the hassle of visiting the manufacturer again and again, if your equipment gets damaged within a week or so.

Count on the experience of manufacturer: Apart from reliability factor, you need to count on the experience of the manufacturer as well. Good experience will help you give assurance of contacting a reliable source (because experience tells the practice of manufacturer in selling the medical equipment).

A warranty product: Warranty of products is important to check, so that at time when the equipment gets damaged, product can easily be changed.

Research well: In order to come across the best manufacturer, you can take references, read testimonials and online reviews, and ask other physicians and clinics about the medical equipment.

If you are thinking to buy medical exam room tables for your hospital or clinic, then from the above listed points, you must have got an idea what all aspects you need to keep in mind before finalizing the deal.

Therefore, research well and buy quality products from a reliable manufacturer. After all you won’t want to make a wrong deal and regret for it later.


Do you know what things to look into when buying medical exam tables?

While buying medical supplies, where it is important to look into the experience and credibility of the supplier, it is also equally important to take into account the features of the medical supply (so that any wrong purchasing is not made).

In every medical setting, exam tables are commonly used for medical applications. With these supplies, medical examination of patients is conducted easily, which makes things easy for both the patients and physicians.

Following is detailed discussion about the parts and components of medical exam room tables:

Handheld controllers

Based on the patients comfort, the position of the table can be adjusted by the controllers installed in the table. Two types of controllers in it are:
Handheld remote: Depending on the height and comfort of patient, this controller is used to adjust the height of table.

Foot controller: With this controller, back of the table is adjusted according to the patient position. From 0 to 85 degree position can be made by the foot controllers remote.

Wheels and brakes

To conduct the medical examination, the movement of table must be adjusted, so that physician does not face any problem while treating the patient. Three locks are there in the 5” diameter swivel wheels of the table. Pressing the breaks will help stop the movement of table.

Battery backup

For the convenience to carry patients all around the health center, exam tables have automatic moving feature, which is run by a battery 110 VAC or 220 VAC (50/60 Hz). The backup of battery is quite good, which does not require any recharging of batteries with electric charge.

Knee crutches

While examining, patient’s position needs to be adjusted, so that nothing wrong occurs because of the movement of patient.

Knee crutches are in the table that allows holding the patient’s knee in the right position. While doing adjustment in knee crutches, patient height and comfortableness, height and leg angle is seen.

Retractable footrest

For the comfort of patient, retractable footrest is there that allows them to lie of sit in a comfortable position.


To adjust the ankle of patient, stirrups in the gear are loosened or tightened that helps in adjusting the ankle of patient in a firm position.

IV pole

The table back is adjusted by IV knob, according to the patient comfort and requirement of physician to treat the patient.

Get acquainted with the features of medical exam tables!

Wide ranges of medical appliances are used in the health care centers to serve some or the other purpose. Examination table is the one amongst those, which is more frequently seen and used.

If you are in the business of selling medical appliances to health care centers, then you need to be acquainted with its features, so that you do not end up making a wrong deal.

Following are its parts and components of C-Arm Imaging Tables:

Good battery backup

A battery backup of 110 VAC or 220 VAC (50/60 Hz) is installed in the table making it easy for the patient’s family members to carry them easily around the health center. The battery is automatically recharged as well, thus requiring no fixing of batteries.

Handheld controllers

Adjusting of table can be done by few clicks. According to the patients hand and foot, table height, motion and back is adjusted easily. Two controllers are in it, which are:

Handheld remote: Height or position of gear is changed by it. Until the table is not reached to the desired position, appropriate buttons are clicked on remote.
Foot controller: Alongside adjustment of height, back of the table is adjusted according to the patient position. Foot controllers remote is used to change the fowler-back position from 0 to 85 degree.

Wheels and brakes

To make the table stand firm at a particular place, three locks and one steering is there in the 5” diameter swivel wheels. By pressing the breaks, the movement of table is installed. By pressing the breaks downward, the wheels get locked and stops the table, while to move the table, brakes are released.

Retractable footrest

To allow patient to lie of sit in a comfortable position, retractable footrest in the table helps in doing so.


According to the ankle of the patient, position of stirrups is adjusted on the gear. The position can easily be loosened or tightened with the adjustment of knob.

IV pole

Adjustment of table back can also be done by IV knob.

Knee crutches

While examining, patient’s position should lie on the right position. The knee crutches in the table allow holding the knee of patient on right position. With the patient height and comfortableness factor, height, leg angle, and crutch pads can be easily adjusted using a knob.

Drain bag holder

Unwanted material is stored in the drain bag that is attached to the hoop assembly of the table.