Best Shiatsu Massage Pillows

Shiatsu neck massage pillows with heat provide a passive massage while you sit in a chair, sit on a couch, lying in bed or driving a car. Also, they are compact and easy to carry around. Most of all, these massagers use heat and kneading to provide relief.

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Best Shiatsu Massage Pillows Reviews

Editor’s Choice

Zyllion

Comparison of Best Shiatsu Massage Pillows

Number of massage nodes

Zyllion: 4

LiBa: 4

MagicMakers: 8

Papillon: 4

Viktor: 4

2-way rotation

Zyllion: Auto

LiBa: Auto

MagicMakers: Auto

Papillon: Tethered controller used to turn on bi-directional rotations

Viktor: Change rotation direction using the tethered hand controller

Speeds

Zyllion: 1

LiBa: 1

MagicMakers: 1

Papillon: 3

Viktor: 1

Ties to chair

Zyllion: Yes

LiBa: Yes

MagicMakers: Yes

Papillon: No

Viktor: Yes

Warranty

Zyllion: 1-year; 90-day money back guarantee with company paying shipping cost.

LiBa: You can try the massager for free in the first 90 days.

MagicMakers: 3-years; 90-day money back guarantee

Papillon: 3-year service for quality-related issues

Viktor: 3-year replacement for massage failure due to quality-related issues

A/A+ Feedback

Zyllion: 89%

LiBa: 84%

MagicMakers: 83%

Papillon: 85%

Viktor: 86%

1-5 Rating

Zyllion: 5.0

LiBa: 4.5

MagicMakers: 4.7

Papillon: 4.9

Viktor: 4.8

1. Zyllion

Zyllion Shiatsu Back and Neck Massager - Kneading Massage Pillow with Heat for Shoulders, Lower Back, Calf

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Key Features

First, this massage pillow with heat comes with four powerful 3-dimensional deep-kneading shiatsu massage nodes.

Second, the nodes automatically switch, every minute, between clockwise and counterclockwise rotations.

Also, the heat can be easily turned on or off.

Next, the pillow conforms to the body contours of the neck, lower and upper back, abdomen, calf, and thigh.

Meanwhile, for anyone who is too sensitive, the sleeve reduces the heat or intensity of the massage.

Incidentally, 20-minute sessions are recommended.

Furthermore, this pillow can be used for massaging the neck, arms, shoulder, back, calf, thighs, and feet.

Next, the plush textured leatherette is durable, soft, and easy to clean.

Also, the massager has a breathable mesh area. Finally, the adjustable straps help to tie the massager around a chair or the car headrest/seat.

Other Features

Dimensions: 13 inches wide, 9.5 inches high and 3.5 inches deep.

Weight: Four pounds.

FDA approved.

Plugs into a car’s cigarette lighter or into a 110-120 volts or 220-240 volts electrical outlet.

90-day money back guarantee. Company pays the cost of shipping.

Finally, if pillow stops working within one year, the company will replace it at no cost.

Benefits

First, the shiatsu massage nodes, relieve aches, and knots.

Second, the massager relieves sore muscles.

Third, the heat improves blood circulation to soothe aching muscles.

Fourth, by improving blood circulation, the massager relaxes overused or tight muscles.

Also, it relieves tense muscles.

Finally, the massager can be used at home, in the office, or in a car.

PROS

Four massage nodes alternately rotate clockwise and counter clockwise.

2. LiBa

LiBa Cordless Shiatsu Neck Shoulder Back Massager with Heat and Rechargeable

Key Features

First, this therapeutic massage pillow with heat uses four nodes to provide a deep kneading massage for effectively relieving pain and soothe sore muscles.

Second, to get to all your sore muscles, the nodes automatically switch, every minute between clockwise and counterclockwise rotations.

Also, the heat can be easily turned on or off.

In addition, the massager warms up to 105 degrees Fahrenheit in 20 minutes.

Furthermore, this pillow can be used for massaging the neck, shoulder, back, and leg.

Meanwhile, adjustable straps help to tie the massager around a chair or the car’s headrest/seat.

Other Features

First, the motor supports 250 pounds of weight.

Second, this is a cordless heated massager. Also, it contains a rechargeable battery that lasts for up to 1.5 hours of use without a plug.

Finally, it comes with a 90-day risk free trial.

Benefits

First, it soothes sore muscles.

Second, it soothes aching muscles.

Third, the heat relaxes muscles and delivers the best therapeutic deep tissue massage that revitalizes you and leaves you free of pain.

Also, it relieves pain.

In addition, it relaxes tight muscles.

Furthermore, it relieves tense muscles.

Next, it relieves stiff neck, shoulder, lower back, upper back, and legs.

Finally, it can be used at home, in the office, or in a car.

PROS

First, it runs on rechargeable batteries. So, there is no need to plug in the massager directly to an electric outlet or the car's cigarette lighter.

CONS

However, this massager does not provide 3-dimentional kneading

Also, the heat is 105 degrees Fahrenheit, which may be too low for some.

In addition, there is no warranty after the first 90 days.

3. MagicMakers

MagicMakers Shiatsu Neck and Back Massager - 8 Heated Rollers Kneading Massage Pillow for Shoulders, Lower Back, Calf, Legs, Foot

Key Features

First, this massage pillow with heat has eight powerful 3-dimensional deep-kneading shiatsu massage nodes to thoroughly massage muscles.

Second, the nodes automatically switch, every minute, between clockwise and counterclockwise rotations. Consequently, the benefits of the massage are better distributed which, in turn, leads to a more thorough massage. Also, the built-in bi-directional rotations mimics motion of a human massager.

Third, the on-off switch is also used to turn on and off the warm heat. Moreover, the warm heat helps you feel more relaxed and relieve pain better.

Next, the pillow conforms perfectly to body contours of the neck, shoulders, upper back, lower back, waist, calves, foot, legs and arms.

Meanwhile, the multifunctional cover gives a softer massage. Also, the high-quality textured leatherette is durable, soft to the touch and easy to clean.

Incidentally the massager auto-shuts off after a 15-minute session.

Furthermore, this pillow can be used for massaging the neck, shoulder, lower back, calf, legs, and feet.

Finally, the very-elastic Velcro shoulder strap works with most chairs.

Other Features

Dimensions: 13.7 inches wide, 8.6 inches high and 4.3 inches deep.

Weight: 3.2 pounds.

Over-heating protection. If the massager exceeds designed temperature, the safety device will automatically shut off the motor to ensure user's safety and prevent damage to the unit.

Plugs into a car’s cigarette lighter or into a 110-120 volts or 220-240 volts electrical outlet.

Extended 90-day money back guarantee.

3-year replacement if anything happens to the massager.

Benefits

First, the massager relieves muscle pain.

Second, the massager relieves sore muscles.

Third, it relieves stress.

Also, it relieves fatigue.

In addition, it helps you fall asleep.

Next, it helps improve mood.

Finally, the massager can be used at home, in the office, or in a car.

PROS

First, eight powerful 3-dimensional deep-kneading shiatsu massage nodes cover more of your body. So, you get a more thorough massage.

Also, the pillow has an extended 90-day money back guarantee. Moreover, if the massager becomes defective in the first three years, it will be replaced.

4. Papillon

Papillon Back Massager - Papillon Shiatsu Neck and Back Massager

Key Features

First, the pillow comes with four powerful 3-dimensional massage nodes that give a comfortable deep tissue-kneading massage. In fact, the four nodes provide a powerful circular kneading massage that imitates the hands of a human massager.

Second, the nodes automatically switch, every minute, between clockwise and counterclockwise rotations.

Third, the Papillon massager’s three speed settings lets you control intensity for pain relief.

Fourth, pressing a button turns the massager on or off, turns heat on or off, and turns on bi-directional rotations.

Next, the optional infrared heating temperature of 113 degrees Fahrenheit is suitable for the human body. Consequently, it prevents low temperature burns.

Also, the pillow conforms to the contours in various areas of the body.

Incidentally, the massager automatically shuts off after 15 minutes of use.

In addition, the massager uses a high-quality comfortable soft fabric that has a nice smell, and easier on the skin. Also, the high-grade durable material was selected for long term use.

Finally, the massager can be used for the neck, shoulder, back, legs, and feet.

Other Features

Dimensions: 12.4 inches wide, 7.5 inches high and 4.3 inches deep.

Weight: 3.2 pounds.

FDA and ROHS approved.

Also, the massager designed to prevent overheating.

Plugs into a car’s cigarette lighter or into a 110-120 volts or 220-240 volts electrical outlets.

3-year service for quality-related issues.

Benefits

First, the heat massage relieves stress, pain, aches, and knots.

Second, it relaxes the neck, back, shoulders, legs and foot muscles to relieve pain.

Also, it relieves sore muscles.

In addition, it relieves tense muscles.

Furthermore, it relaxes tight muscles.

Finally, the massager can be used at home, office, or in a car.

PROS

First, the nodes rotate at three selectable speeds for desired massage intensities.

CONS

However, there are no straps for fastening pillow to a chair or car seat/headrest.

5. VIKTOR JURGEN

Viktor Jurgen Neck Massage Pillow - Viktor Jurgen Massage Pillow - Viktor Jurgen Shiatsu Massage Pillow with Heat

Key Features

First, the pillow comes with four powerful 3-dimensional deep-kneading rotating shiatsu massage balls that deeply penetrate tissues and muscles. Moreover, these balls imitate a real hand massage.

Second, the heat can be turned on or off using the hand controller. Moreover, the heat provides gentle warmth.

Third, the pillow conforms to the body contours of the neck, shoulders, lower and upper back, abdomen, calf, and thigh.

Fourth, a soft dust cloth covers the massager to protect the skin from getting in contact with the mesh like cover. Also, the cloth prevents the heated area from getting too warm. In addition, the dust cloth can be easily removed for cleaning.

Also, this pillow can be used for neck, shoulder, back, and feet.

In addition, the adjustable straps help to tie the massager around a chair, or the car headrest/seat.

Finally, it comes with a tethered hand controller to turn power on or off, change direction of kneading, and turn heat on or off.

Other Features

Dimensions: 17 inches wide, 14 inches high and 5 inches deep.

Weight: 3.25 pounds.

FDA approved

Also, it is equipped to avoid overheating. In fact, the heat turns off automatically at 80 degrees Celsius or 176 degrees Fahrenheit.

Plugs into a car’s cigarette lighter or into a 110-120 volts or 220-240 volts electrical outlets.

3-year replacement for massage failure due to quality-related issues.

Benefits

First, the shiatsu massage nodes, relieve pain, aches, and knots.

Second, the massager relaxes and massages neck and shoulders.

Third, the heat improves blood circulation to soothe tired muscles and relieves aching muscles.

Next, it relaxes overused or tight muscles.

Also, it relieves tense muscles.

Finally, the massager can be used at home, in the office, or in a car.


PROS

First, it comes with a hand controller to turn on or off the power, change direction of kneading, turn on or off the heat.

Also, you get to replace the massager that failed due to quality issues within the first three years.

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