There are tons of massage chairs made available thanks to the internet and the large retail outlets all across America. It’s really a matter of choosing based on preference for you. Some chairs can carry more weight than others, while some chairs tend to come with longer warranty periods than others. Either way you need to understand the major benefits of getting a massage chair before you even decide to get your own chair. Massage helps to soothe the muscles and relax the body while providing health benefits such as improved digestion and boosting the immune system but massage chairs can do much more.
Benefits of Massage Chairs
- Aligning the spine and reducing pressures on the nerves.
Massage chairs help reduce the pressure on the spine caused by tension in the spine. As the muscles that support the vertebrae relax, so will the spine lengthen and the vertebra will align back to its natural position.
- Relieves stress
Stress is often seen as an ailment that affects only the mental well being. It has a physiological impact on one’s health as it can bring about sleeplessness and blood pressure. Massaging chairs help reduce the stress and the production of cortisol in the blood stream.
- Relaxes the muscles.
Massage chairs target specific areas of the muscles by using different stroking techniques to correct the imbalance. When your muscles are relaxed, there is increased mobility and pain is alleviated. As muscles are strained, other sets of muscles will be used to support the body which places undue stress on the adjacent muscles. A session at a massage chair can help reduce and correct this.
- Secretion of endorphins.
Endorphins help to reduce the perception of pain on the body. They are neurotransmitters that create a sense of well-being. Regular massage sessions using a massage chair can help trigger the secretions of the endorphins.
Now, that you know the benefits of massage chairs, let’s look at some of the best new massage chairs available today.
1) Zero Gravity Novo Ultra High-Performance Full Body Massage Chair
Manufactured by one of the most well-known brands in the industry, the Zero Gravity Novo Ultra High-Performance Full Body Massage Chair is a high-performance chair that comes with high tech features and state of the art technology.
It provides the ultimate massage therapy that is truly effective. It can give you a full body stretch – working on your spine to increase blood flow and strengthen the lower back. It comes with a Lumbar Warm Air Heat which allows heat to flow towards the lumbar area to loosen stiff muscles.
A 30 auto-wellness program gives you options to do all kinds of programs such as the rocking motion and a host of other therapeutic relaxation. There is a caveat on this massage chair: strictly for those who don’t have a budget constraint. It works as advertised and there are tons of great video reviews on this product on Youtube.
2) Luraco-Tech iRobotics 7 Medical Massage Chair
Another massage chair that features in our article about the best new massage chairs is the Luraco-Tech iRobotics 7 Medical Massage Chair. Equipped with stunning features such as an intelligent self-diagnostics that can adjust to match individual features such as heights, shoulder structure, and length of legs of the individual using it. It comes with robotic arms and over 104 air bags which make it redundant to use human hands.
There is a Human Voice Response for users in different languages and ability to provide deep tissue massage during each period of the day. Body massages can also be customized in terms of type and intensity to suit individual needs in order to get complete relief.
Think it can’t get any better with this massage chair? Well, it can. It has 9 automatic preset programs and 5 level of multi-sectional intensity controls with health monitoring features to measure heart rates and blood pressure. Do you like rock or pop music? The Luraco-Tech iRobotics 7 Medical Massage Chair has an audio MP3 player where you can relax mentally while listening to your favorite music during your massage session.
3) Inada Sogno Dreamwave
The Inada Sogno Dreamwave is also an advanced massage chair designed to imitate the delicate and advanced hand motions of a therapist. It can also mimic the back movements common with chiropractors. When you’re in the market for a massive massage chair that can be used by every member of your family non-stop, this is your best bet.
This massage chair from Inada provides total body coverage and can be used by people of all age and body size. It works on the back, the joints and muscles in the neck, shoulder, feet, and arm. It doesn’t begin working on your body without first scanning the user’s body and locating pressure points.
Once it locates the particular pressure points where work needs to be done, it will customize your workout and choose one that suits you from a range of 106 different modes. It’s not cheap and we don’t expect it to be anyway but it is one of the newest products on the market and it packs a lot of punches. It comes in a range of color options from red, black and dark brown so you can choose the one that suits your preferences. A 3-year warranty accompanies this premium massage chair made from high-quality anti-bacterial synthetic leather.
This zero gravity massage chair comes with yoga and heating therapy. It’s perhaps one of the most popular massage chairs available today. It uses the popular Shiatsu therapy of kneading, tapping and rolling the body for a complete revitalizing session that is known with professional therapists.
This Kahuna Massage Chair LM 6800 Recliner automatically scans your body the moment you sit on it for a customized body massage. Comes with 3 automatic programs that can be selected from the control panel.
There is an ability to control the different massage options which gets you relaxing while the chair works on your body. There are three-speed levels that can be adjusted according to your needs. The pressure levels can also be tweaked to get the perfect massage.
While there are many more options available, these four are the best new massage chairs that you can get in 2017.