Best Shiatsu Massage Pillows for Neck, Shoulder, Back

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

1. Zyllion

Comparison of Best Shiatsu Massage Pillows

side-by-side comparison of shiatsu massage pillows, reviewed below, will help you make a decision. Meanwhile, the list of these shiatsu massage pillows in order of recommendations are as follows:

Zyllion

MaxKare

MagicMakers

Arealer

LiBa

1. Zyllion

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

Key Features

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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.

Plugs into a 110-120 volts or 220-240 volts electrical outlets.

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

First, four massage nodes alternately rotate clockwise and counter clockwise.

Second, a 90-day money back guarantee with company paying shipping cost.

Finally, a one-year replacement of failed massager.

2. LiBa

LiBa Cordless Shiatsu Neck Shoulder Back Massager with Heat and Rechargeable

Key Features

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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.

Also, you can try the massager for free in the first 90 days.

CONS

By the way, the heat is 105 degrees Fahrenheit, which may be inadequate for some folks.

Also, 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

3-D view

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.

Plugs into a 110-120 volts or 220-240 volts electrical outlets.

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.

Next, 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.

Lastly, a 3-year replacement if anything happens to the massager.

4. Arealer

Arealer Neck and Back Massager Massage Pillow with Heat, Shiatsu and Deep Tissue Kneading for Shoulder, Neck, Back and Muscle Pain Relief

Key Features

compact heat and kneading relief

First, this massage pillow with heat has four big and four small nodes. Also, the massage roller uses U-shaped ergonomic design for a 3-dimensional rotary kneading.

Second, it has four buttons. One to turn on and off the massager. Second to change direction of node rotations. Third to turn on and off heat. Lastly, to select one of three speeds for massage intensity.

Third, it shuts off automatically after 15-minutes.

Furthermore, it can be used for massaging the neck, shoulder, back, waist, arm, thigh, and calf.

Next, the massager shawl uses a cushioned massage control shaft, which fit body contours during a massage. At the same time, the use of breathable materials on the inside and the choice of fashionable polyurethane leather for the surface provides a better experience.

Finally, the back of the massager has fixed strap that can be used by your free hands to manage the massager.

Other Features

Dimensions: 15.8 inches wide, 6.9 inches high and 6.7 inches deep.

Weight: 3.1 pounds.

Overheat protection.

FDA and UL approved.

Plugs into a car’s cigarette lighter.

Plugs into a 110-120 volts or 220-240 volts electrical outlets.

30-day full refund after returning undamaged product.

Finally, a 2-year guarantee for quality-related issues with the massager.

Benefits

First, the massager relieves sore muscles. Indeed, the heat soothes muscles and improves blood circulation.

Next, it releases stress.

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

PROS

First, it has four big nodes and 4 small nodes. Consequently, you will get a better massage.

Second, the nodes rotate at three speeds that you select. Meanwhile, these speeds effect massage intensity.

Third, the strap located at the back of the massager allows you to hold the massager while you massage your body.

Lastly, the massager has a 2-year guarantee for quality-related issues.

CONS

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

5. MaxKare

MaxKare Back Massager Neck Massager Massage Pillow with Heat, Shiatsu and Deep Tissue Kneading Massager for Cervical, Shoulder, Waist, Muscle Pain Relief

Key Features

Kneading and Heating

First, the pillow comes with four 3-dimensional deep tissue kneading shiatsu rotating massage nodes.

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

Third, the ergonomic construction allows the pillow to perfectly fit body contours of the neck, shoulders, arms, waist, lower and upper back, abdomen, calf, and thigh.

Also, the massager has a breathable mesh fabric with soft good quality polyurethane leather to provide a comfortable massage. Also, the polyurethane leather is easy to clean. By the way, the breathable mesh helps the heat penetrate your body. In addition, if the massager is too rough, you can place a towel between you and the massager.

Furthermore, a single button used to turn on the massager, turn on the heat, and turn off the massager.

Next, it shuts off automatically after 15-minutes.

Furthermore, this pillow can be used for massaging the neck, shoulder, upper and lower back, lumbar, abdomen, waist, calf, and thighs.

Finally, the adjustable elastic on the back of the massage pillow allows it to be fastened on a chair or a car seat.

Other Features

Dimensions: 12.8 inches wide, 4.33 inches high and 7.09 inches deep.

Weight: 2.8 pounds.

FDA and UL approved.

Equipped to avoid overheating.

Plugs into a car’s cigarette lighter.

Plugs into a 110-120 volts or 220-240 volts electrical outlets.

Benefits

First, the massage nodes effectively relieve body pain and improve blood circulation.

Second, the massager relaxes overused and tight muscles.

Next, it relieves stress.

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

PROS

Especially relevant, this massager has four massage nodes that alternately rotate clockwise and counter clockwise.

CONS

However, there is no warranty.

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