Manual traction on a portable table?  Yes!

This ingenious Flexion Distraction Device is quick & easy to attach to the Tour and offers gentle, smooth and ergonomic operation.  It also quickly detaches so you can take it on the road too.  A customized Travel Case provides maximum protection.  Upgrade at anytime with Lateral Flexion.

Choice of Red Oak or Walnut!


Standard Features
  • Oak Construction
  • Flexion Distraction
  • Headpiece Flexion, Extension & Elevation
  • Headpiece Straight Drop & Forward Motion Drop
  • Thoracic Incline
  • Prone Arm Rest
  • Ankle Rest Extension
Options / Upgrades
  • Walnut Construction
  • Thoracic Drop
  • Pelvic Drop
  • Caudal Drop
  • Abdominal Swing-Away
  • Lateral Flexion
  • Elevating Conversion Base
  • Crescent Arm Rest
  • Comfort Pillow
  • Headpiece Extension Pillow
  • Side Arm Rests
  • Bolsters
  • Height Raising Legs
  • Protective Cover
  • Pull Cart
  • Airline Travel Case
  • FD Travel Case
  • Accessory Carrying Bag
  • Custom Logo

Standard Features
  • Flexion:  0 – 5°,  Extension:  0 – 23°
  • Vertical Elevation:  0 – 6.75”  (0 -17 cm)
  • Straight Drop & Forward Motion Drop:  0.62” (16 mm) drop height, adjustable tension
  • Compound angles possible, locks into position
  • Cushions are adjustable in width at front end
  • Contoured cushions:  2” thick  (0.5” soft foam laminated to 1.5” firm foam)
  • Cocking lever & adjustable tension control on one side (patient’s right while prone)
  • Paper Hanger, Hold-Down & Tear-Off Bar  (One roll of 8.5″ headpiece paper provided)
Prone Arm Rest
  • Adjustable position
  • Optional Crescent Arm Rest (see Accessories)
Ankle Rest Extension
  • Adjustable Extension:  0 -11”  (0 – 28 cm)
  • Locks in any position
  • 6.5” x 20”  (17 x 51 cm)

Flexion Distraction
Flexion Range / Caudal Drop
  • 17”  Tour height:  Flexion Distraction not available
  • 18”  Tour height:  0 – 11 degrees
  • 19” – 21”  Tour height:  0 – 12 degrees
  • 22” – 24”  Tour height:  0 – 15 degrees
  • Locks at any angle
  • Caudal Drop can be used at any flexed angle
  • Available on all Tours with table heights of 18′ or greater
Device Details
  • Smooth, gas spring operation
  • Star Base:  Black (Red Oak or Walnut optional), 21″ diameter base
  • Operating Knob:  Black, Red Oak or Walnut, ergonomic hand-turned hardwood, 3.25″ diameter
  • 5 specialty wheels
  • (2) 10 lb leg counterweights provided
  • Quickly disassembles for compact transport
  • Lateral Flexion can be added at anytime
Conversion Time
  • Attaches to or detaches from the Tour in one minute
Upgrade / Retrofit Kit
  • Can be added to all Tours after 2001, with table heights of 18″ or greater
  • Retrofit Kit necessary for Tours prior to May 2013
Accessories Recommended
  • Comfort Pillow for proper patient positioning
  • Plastic office mat (on all floor surfaces) for optimal rolling performance and to prevent potential wheel markings (readily available at retail stores)
Travel Case
  • Black, durable corrugated plastic construction
  • Custom die-cut, low abrasion foam for maximum protection of component parts
  • Straps secure case closed (Blue, Red, Yellow or Black)
  • 26″ x 25″ x 8″,  6 lbs

Optional Features
Thoracic Drop (optional )& Incline
  • Drop height of 0.7” (17.5 mm) at front
  • Inclines to fixed 30° (7.5” / 19 cm) at front.  Does not drop in inclined position.
  • Cocking lever on one side of table (patient’s right while prone)
  • Adjustable tension control on one side of table (patient’s right while prone)
  • Stainless steel plunger (with compression spring) in high density polyethylene housing
  • 16” x 20”  (41 x 51 cm)
Pelvic Drop (optional)
  • 1.25”  (32 mm) drop at front
  • Cocking lever on one side of table (patient’s right while prone)
  • Adjustable tension control on one side of table (patient’s right while prone)
  • Stainless steel plunger (with compression spring) in high density polyethylene housing
  • 10.5” x 20”  (27 x 51 cm)
Caudal Drop (optional)
  • Drop height of 0.7” (17.5 mm) drop at front
  • Cocking lever on one side of table (patient’s right while prone)
  • Adjustable tension control on one side of table (patient’s right while prone)
  • Stainless steel plunger (with compression spring) in high density polyethylene housing
  • 20” x 20”  (51 x 51 cm)
Abdominal Swing-Away (optional)
  • Swing-Away from 0 – 7″
  • Locks into position at any angle along arc
  • Operates from one side of table (patient’s right while prone)
  • Swing-Away section:  6.5″ x 16.5″  (23 x 42 cm)
  • Quickly interchangeable chest cushions
  • Soft cushion for chest comfort (Ultra-Leather upholstery)
  • Firm cushion for Thoracic Drop technique, secure magnetic hold
  • Two cushions:  9” x 20”  (17 x 51 cm) each
  • Can be used with Flexion Distraction, Lateral Flexion & Conversion Base

Table Specifications
Length 66” – 77″ (168 – 196 cm) with Ankle Rest extended
Width 20” (51 cm)
Height 17”- 24” (43 – 61 cm), Choice of one height (not adjustable)
Folded Size 27” x 10” x 22” (69 x 25 x 56 cm)
Weight 50 – 60 lbs (23 – 27 kgs), varies with options
Table Frame Red Oak, Interlocking corner joints, durable varnish
Foam 1.5” (38 mm) thick, medium firm, high resiliency foam
Upholstery Tailored sewn Naugahyde


Lateral Flexion

The Lateral Flexion Base offers 30 degrees right and 30 degrees left flexion.  Must be used in conjunction with the Flexion Distraction Device.  Compound angles are also possible and can be quickly locked into position any any angle.  Retrofits to all Tours after 2001, with a table height of 18″ or greater.

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Lateral Range / Caudal Drop
  • Lateral Flexion:  30 degrees right and left
  • Must be used with Flexion Distraction Device
  • Multiple angles possible
  • Locks at any angle
  • Caudal Drop can be used at any angle
  • Available on Tours with table height of 18″ or greater
  • Retrofits to Tours after 2001, with table height of 18″ or greater
Lateral Flexion Base
  • Red Oak (shroud over Metal Base)
  • 5 specialty wheels offer smooth & instantaneous directional change
  • Non-skid feet
  • 40″  x 20″  x H (4″ less than table height)
Conversion Time
  • Attaches to and detaches from Tour in minutes

Elevating Conversion Base

Two tables in one – another innovative Thuli Table design!  Convert the Tour Portable to an Elevation Table in minutes by mounting it to the Conversion Base. With a 10″ vertical range at the touch of a foot switch, the perfect working height is achieved.  Retrofits to most Tours since 1990.  Please note that Flexion Distraction can not be used when the Tour is mounted to the Conversion Base.  Eligible for the IRS Disabled Access Tax Credit.

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Length Base: 53” (135 cm)
With Tour attached: 66” – 72″ (168 – 188 cm) with Ankle Rest extended
Width Base at widest point: 19” (48 cm)
With Tour attached: 20” (51 cm)
Weight Metal: 130 lbs (59 kgs)
Oak: 144 lbs (65 kgs)
With Tour attached: 195 – 210 lbs (88 – 95 kgs)
Base Choice of Metal, Oak or Walnut (shroud over Metal)
Conversion Less than 5 minutes to attach or detach Tour
Elevation Motor
Vertical Travel 0 -10” (0 – 25 cm), Quiet & smooth
Vertical Speed Approx. 1” (2.5 cm) per second
Weight Capacity 900 lbs (409 kgs)
Foot Pedal Electropneumatic foot pedal, Black
Construction Swiss-engineered & manufactured, Telescoping columns, Worm-geared linear drive
Electrical 110 or 230 Volts
Electric Cord 10 ft (3 m) with ground, Grey
Cord Cover 6 ft (2 m), Grey (optional)

Table Height

Choose one height from 19″ –  24″.   Not adjustable.
Please note:  A table height of 19″ or greater is necessary to add Flexion Distraction and Lateral Flexion.

The table height is the distance from the floor to the top of the table’s cushions.  To determine the best height for you, we recommend that you measure from the floor to the bottom or middle of your patella with shoes on.  Please also take into consideration your body proportions and adjusting style.

video-play-button  Watch our Video:  Choosing a Table Height
NOTE:  Your computer settings may affect the accuracy of the colors shown.
Standard Colors


Navy Blue


Custom Colors  ($75)

Adobe White










Dusty Jade


Emerald Green


Olive Green

Yew Green


Capri Blue

Sky Blue

Royal Blue


Deep Violet




Tea Rose


Dark Cherry


Sun Yellow

Mandarin Orange



Crescent Arm Rest

Provides comfortable forearm support for your patients while lying prone.  Easily adjustable and attaches in seconds.


Comfort Pillow

Invaluable for proper patient positioning during Flexion Distraction.  Also maximizes facial and cervical comfort during other treatment modalities, both in prone and supine positions.  Easily adjustable, variable in width.


Headpiece Extension Pillow

Provides added support for the patient’s head during anterior pelvic adjustments.  Quickly attaches to the headpiece.


Side Arm Rests

Increases the 20″ table width to 28″ – 32″ in the upper torso region to  (adjustable).  Right side must be removed to use the Thoracic and Pelvic Drops.


Height Raising Legs

When in need of a taller table, attach these legs in minutes to bring the Tour to a second working height, up to 30″  (non-adjustable).


Protective Cover

Provides excellent protection while traveling by car or foot and works great with the Pull Cart.  Add your business logo for a personalized touch.


Accessory Carrying Bag

A convenient bag to transport your table accessory.  Custom-sized, lightweight, durable and equipped with an adjustable shoulder strap.


Pull Cart

Transporting your table is easy with this strong, lightweight and compact Pull Cart.  You’ll find other great uses for it too!


Airline Travel Case

Traveling by air?  The Tour is well protected in this easy-to-load case.  Choose colored straps for quick identification at the baggage claim.  Add your business logo for a personalized touch.


Flexion Distraction Travel Case

The Flexion Distraction Device quickly disassembles and component parts are individually protected during car or air travel.


Custom Logos

Personalize your Tour, Protective Cover or Travel Case with your business logo (or any image of your choice).   Simply provide us with a digital file and we’ll take care of the rest!

Videos / Photos


Flexion Distraction Option for Portable Tables
Tour Flexion Distraction Device

Flexion Distraction retrofits to all Tours after 2001, with a table height of 18″ or greater.

Tour Portable:  Operation Video

Dr. Thuli demonstrates the operation and features of the Tour.

Tour Portable:  Set-Up Video

Dr. Thuli demonstrates how to efficiently set-up the Tour.

Tour Portable:  Fold-Up Video

Dr. Thuli demonstrates how to most efficiently fold-up the Tour.

Tour Portable:  Patient Positioning

Dr. Thuli demonstrates how to properly position your patient to correctly utilize its features.

Tour Portable:  Caudal Drop

What’s the Caudal Drop?  Watch this video to find out.

Tour Portable: Swing-Away Operation
Tour Abdominal Swing-Away

Dr. Thuli demonstrates the operation and features of the Abdominal Swing-Away.

Tour Portable: Swing-Away Operation
Determining the Table Height

Wondering what table height is best for you?  This video will help.


Closeup of Tour
Tour Portable with Comfort Pillow, Headpiece Extension Pillow & Crescent Arm Rest
Tour Portable with Flexion Distraction
Tour Headpiece
Tour Portable - Navy Blue
Tour Flexion Distractio
References Shipping
We build all products at our facility in Wisconsin.  Completion time varies, so please contact us for the current lead time. We offer a Rush Service if needed.
Shipping time is 1 – 10 business days.  For a shipping cost, please contact us with your delivery address and we will promptly provide you with a quote.
International Sales:  UPS will serve as the broker to clear customs.  Our prices do not include import duty and taxes, which are determined by the country of import and are based on the value of the products ordered.  These fees are payable to UPS prior to delivery.  Brokerage fees are included in the shipping cost (except for UPS Standard Service to Canada).
Shipper UPS
Two Boxes 30″ x 10″ x 28″  (76 x 25 x 71 cm)
24” x 24″ x 8″  (61 x 61 x 21 cm)  FD
Shipping weight 53 – 69 lbs  (24 – 31 kgs)
42 – 62 lbs (19 – 28 kgs)  FD with leg weights

Student Group Discounts: Tour & Sport Portables

Quantity Discount
     2      4%
     3      6%
     4 – 9      8%
    10 – 19     10%
    20 +     10% + 25% off 1 accessory
Discounts do not apply to a Custom Color or shipping cost.

Ordering Process


  • Please complete one of the following order forms and include your group’s name:
  • Email or Fax your completed form to: / 608.935.9192
  • When we receive all of the group’s orders, we will calculate the appropriate discount and email your order to you.
  • To confirm your order, please contact us with your payment information.  Although the payment is not processed until one day prior to shipping, this information is necessary to place your order into our production schedule.

Table Features

$ 2575 Standard Features, Oak Construction
250 Walnut Construction
50 FD Star Base: Optional Oak or Walnut
100 Thoracic Drop
100 Pelvic Drop
100 Caudal Drop
525 Abdominal Swing-Away
1300 Lateral Flexion Base, Oak
1450 Lateral Flexion Base, Walnut
1800 Conversion Base, Metal
2400 Conversion Base, Oak
2550 Conversion Base, Walnut
100 Custom Color


$ 165 Crescent Arm Rest
150 Comfort Pillow
75 Headpiece Extension Pillow
75 Bolster (2.75″)
75 Bolster (4.25″)
175 Height Raising Legs
175 Side Arm Rests
60 Protective Cover
50 Accessory Carrying Bag
75 Pull Cart
175 Airline Travel Case, Lightweight
275 Airline Travel Case, Heavy-Duty
175 Travel Case for Flexion Distraction Device
100 Logo on Table, Protective Cover or Travel Case