Best Deep Tissue Massagers for Sore Muscle Relief

Best Deep Tissue Massagers for Sore Muscle Relief

Most of all, Do It Yourself (DIY) deep tissue massagers such as the handheld massager give a deep muscle massage or a deep tissue back massage that treats musculoskeletal problems such as strains. The goal of these massagers is to target the inner layers of your muscles and connective tissues. As a result of these massagers, scar tissue breaks up and helps reduce tension in the muscles and tissue. Meanwhile, using chi machines before a workout helps loosen muscles and prevent potential problems during or after a workout.

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Best Deep Tissue Massager Reviews

Editor’s Choice

5. Legiral Le3

Comparison of Best Deep Tissue Massagers

side-by-side comparison of deep tissue massagers, that are reviewed below, will help you make a decision. Meanwhile, below is a list of these massagers listed in descending order of recommendations

Legiral Le3

Sonic

TOLOCO

VYBE Pro

Wasagun

1. WASAGUN

Muscle Massage Gun, WASAGUN Professional Handheld Vibration Massager Device, Cordless Electric Percussion Full Body Muscle Massage Equipment

Massage Heads

Most of all, this handheld massager has four replaceable, different shaped, head attachments:

deep muscle massage

First, a fork head for the spine and neck.

Second, a flat head for any part of the body such as back and leg.

Third, a bullet head for joints, deep tissues, and trigger points.

Fourth, a round head for large muscle groups such as quads and gluteus.

Intensity

Also, it comes with five speed settings:

First, 23 Hertz, 1,400 revolutions per minute, for the elderly.

Second, 30 Hertz, 1,800 revolutions per minute, for the office worker.

Third, 36 Hertz, 2,200 revolutions per minute, for recovery treatment.

Fourth, 43 Hertz, 2,600 revolutions per minute, for sports enthusiasts.

Fifth, 53 Hertz, 3,200 revolutions per minute, for fitness professionals.

Noise

Next, using a new generation of noise reduction technology it generates 65 decibels of sound. Meanwhile, for comparison, normal talk is 60 to 70 decibels, while a ringing alarm clock is 75 to 90 decibels.

Battery and Motor

Moreover, it comes with a rechargeable 2,550 mAh high quality lithium-ion battery that can work for four hours after a charge. Furthermore, the battery has a service life of 50,000 hours.

Also, this handheld massager has a LED battery status indicator, so you know when the battery gets low.

Next, it uses a brushless motor with speeds from 1,400 to 3,200 revolutions per minute.

Other

First and foremost, it uses innovative ergonomic design with silicone handle tilted 15 degrees to prevent it slipping and falling from your hands. In addition, the ergonomic grip minimizes external forces and so it’s easy to use for relieving myofascial issues.

Next, the dimension of the massager is 11.8” long and 5.9” high.

And, it weighs only 2.2 pounds.

Also, the carrying bag lets you carry the machine anywhere (home, gym, office, etc.).

Warranty

Finally, these deep tissue massagers come with a 1-month free trial and a 2-year warranty.

Benefits

First, this massager's deep muscle massage helps release stress, tension, ease sore, tight muscles, relax all muscle groups, and energize your body.

Also, it relieves stiff and sore muscles.

Next, the massager helps the user relax different parts of the body.

In addition, it relieves aches from bruises, stiff neck, sore shoulder, as well as backache.

Finally, it activates muscles, stimulates blood flow, greatly reduces muscle recovery time, relieve pain, and relax from head to toe.

Use

First, use for 15 to 20 seconds on shoulder muscles.

Next, use for 30 seconds on chest muscles.

And, use for 30 to 60 seconds on back muscles.

Finally, use for 20 to 30 seconds on lower limb muscles.

PROS

Importantly, Wasagun comes with 5 preset speeds.

Also, it can be used for up to 4 hours.

In addition, the Wasagun comes with a 2-year warranty. Meanwhile, you get a month of free trial.

CONS

However, at 65 decibels, this massager is not as quiet of some of the others.

2. VYBE Pro

Exerscribe VYBE Percussion Massage Gun - Pro Premium - Muscle Deep Tissue Massager

Massage Heads

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Most of all, this handheld massager has four heads targeting specific groups of muscles including a few options for deep tissue: flat head, fork head, bullet head, and large ball.

Intensity

Also, this well built, high quality machine has five adjustable speeds and a very powerful percussion vibration giving you up to 3,200 strokes per minute with an amplitude of 10 mm.

Meanwhile, it generates a maximum force of 30 pounds.

Noise

Next, at 50 to 60 decibels it is ultra-quiet. For comparison, normal talking is 60 to 70 decibels, and a ringing alarm clock is 75 to 90 decibels.

Battery and Motor

Now, the built-in battery can be used for four hours.

Also, a LED indicator shows remaining battery capacity.

Finally, it uses a 24-volt brushless DC motor with double bearing transmission that has high power.

Other

First and foremost, this is a cordless massager.

Also, the compact size and travel case makes it easy to take with you for use at home, work, gym or travel.

Next, the dimension of the massager is 6” long, 2.5” wide, and 10” high.

Moreover, the massager weighs 2.2 pounds.

Warranty

Finally, these deep tissue massagers come with a 1-year warranty and 30-day money back guarantee.

Benefits

First, this massager's deep muscle muscle helps clear difficult muscle knots.

Second, it helps recover from hard workouts.

Also, it increases range of motion.

In addition, it helps in engaging and relaxing muscles.

Finally, the pulsating action gets deep into the muscle and is great at removing your aches and pains.

PROS

First, the Vybe PRO has 5 speeds up to 3,200 percussions per minutes.

Also, it can be used for up to 4 hours.

Lastly, massager comes with a 1-year warranty and 30-day money back guarantee.

CONS

However, at 50 to 60 decibels it's not as quiet as some others.

3. TOLOCO Massage Gun

Massage Heads

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Most of all, the TOLOCO comes with 15 massage heads including forks, flats, rounds, bullet, and others.

Intensity

Also, the handheld massager has 20 adjustable speed levels.

First, levels 1 to 4 are good for warming up.

Second, levels 5 to 8 are good for relaxing fascia.

Third, levels 9 to 12 are good for decomposition of lactic acid.

Fourth, levels 13 to 16 are good for a deep massage.

Lastly, levels 17 to 20 are for professional mode.

Meanwhile, the massage gun provides a 3,200 RPM deep percussion massage. Incidentally, it has a 12 mm stroke length that helps relax fascia.

Noise

Next, generating only 40 to 50 decibels, it is one of the quietest massagers. By the way, for comparison, normal talk is 60 to 70 decibels, while a moderate rainfall is 50 decibels.

Battery and Motor

First, the handheld massager is equipped with a 2500 mAh lithium battery.

Also, the rechargeable lithium-ion battery can work for six hours at low speed on a full charge.

In addition, the battery is removable.

Finally, the TOLOCO has a 24 volts high-torque brushless motor.

Other

First, this is a cordless massager.

Second, the silicone handle makes it easy to grasp to prevent from falling.

Third, the LCD displays speed level and battery power.

Fourth, to protect the massage gun, the massage gun automatically shuts down after more than 10 minutes of continuous use.

Next, it weighs only 2.1 pounds, making it easy to handle.

Finally, it comes with a carrying case.

Warranty

Most of all, it come with a 1-year warranty.

Benefits

First, it effectively relieves fatigue, muscle tension, promotes blood flow, and decomposes lactic acid.

Also, it relieves fascia, deep muscles, and relaxes soft tissue.

Use

Next, because it is quiet, it can be used at home, office, gym, or outdoors without interrupting others.

Also, it can be used for full body, neck, shoulders, back, legs, hands, and waist massages.

PROS

First, the TOLOCO comes with 15 massage heads.

Second, it has 20 speed levels providing a broad range of massage intensities.

Third, it has a 12 mm stroke length for relaxing the fascia.

Fourth, it creates a quiet 40 to 50 decibels of sound.

Lastly, it comes with a 1 year warranty.

4. Sonic

Sonic Handheld Percussion Massage Gun - Deep Tissue Massager

Massage Heads

Most of all, this handheld massager has five interchangeable heads.

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First, a fork head to loosen up tough back tissue and improve flexibility.

Second, a flat head for muscles and areas that need a little more help. Also, it simulates deep tissue massage.

Third, two bullet heads for joints, trigger points and relieving muscle knots.

Fourth, a round head to improve recovery and relieve sore muscles after workouts with a gentle oblique impact.

Intensity

Also, it provides five intensity levels.

First, a low level 1 - 20 Hertz, 1,200 revolutions per minute.

Second, a moderate level 2 - 30 Hertz, 1,800 revolutions per minute.

Third, a strong level 3 - 40 Hertz, 2,400 revolutions per minute.

Fourth, an intense level 4 - 50 Hertz, 3,000 revolutions per minute.

Fifth, a powerful level 5 - 60 Hertz, 3,600 revolutions per minute.

Noise

Next, it generates 60 to 75 decibels of sound. Meanwhile, for comparison, normal talk is 60 to 70 decibels, while a ringing alarm clock is 75 to 90 decibels.

Battery and Motor

First, it comes with a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that can work for three to six hours after a charge.

Second, the battery charger can be plugged into a 110 or 240 volt, 50/60 Hertz electrical outlet.

Also, the LED pulsating lights indicate battery level charging status.

Meanwhile, it takes up to six hours to full charge the battery before first use.

Next, it uses a super quiet brushless motor.

Other

First, the comfortable grip allows single-handed operation.

Second, the easy to use guide allows you to start using it in minutes.

Third, the front LED panel features an on/off switch and a 16.8 volt charging port.

Fourth, the vibration level switch is located right where your index finger rests.

Next, the heavy-duty construction keeps the massager stable at all speeds.

Also, it weighs only 2.6 pounds.

In addition, you can carry the machine to the office, gym, home, travel, etc.

Furthermore, there is access to live support and free access to the online video library.

Warranty

Finally, these deep tissue massagers come with a 100% money back lifetime warranty, so long as you own the Sonic. And there is lifetime support.

Benefits

First, this massager's deep muscle massage rejuvenates sore tissues and aching muscles.

Second, the powerful motor delivers powerful high-penetration waves of relaxation and relief throughout the body.

Third, it boosts athletic performance when incorporated with pre-workout warm-ups and post-workout recovery routines.

Fourth, the trigger-point massage therapy boosts everyday mobility and flexibility.

Next, it provides relief from joint pain, myofascial pain, and sore muscles.

Also, it reduces tension, targets trigger points, and promotes faster, smoother, and more effective recovery.

Finally, it keeps the body feeling great day after day to elevate athletic performance and improve the quality of exercise routines.

Use

Most noteworthy, it is used by healthcare professionals, doctors, trainers, and professional athletes to warm up before and recover after big sports games and events.

PROS

First, the Sonic massager has 5 preset speeds ranging from 1,200 to 3,600 percussions per minute.

Also, it can be used from 3 to 6 hours.

Finally, the massager comes with a 100% money back lifetime warranty.

CONS

However, at 60 to 75 decibels, it's more louder than many of the others reviewed here.

5. Legiral Le3 Massage Gun

Massage Heads

Most of all, it has six interchangeable massage heads.

deep muscle massage

First, a fork head to loosen up tough back tissue and improve flexibility.

Second, a wide and narrow flat massage head for muscles and areas that need a little more help. Also, it simulates deep muscle massage.

Third, bullet massage head for joints, trigger points and relieving muscle knots.

Lastly, 2 round massage head to improve recovery and reduce sore muscles after workouts with gentle oblique impact.

Intensity

Also, it has 20 speed gears for high intensity vibrations. The 20 speed gears are grouped as follows:

First, 1 to 4 gears for arousing muscles.

Second, 5 to 8 gears for relaxing fascia.

Third, 9 to 12 gears for decomposition of lactic acid.

Fourth, 13 to 16 gears for deep muscle massage therapy.

Lastly, 17 to 20 gears for professional mode.

In addition, it has a stroke length of 16 mm that is used to generate a deep amplitude shock that penetrates deep muscles to relax fascia and stiff muscles.

Noise

Next, the brushless motor and other design updates result in only 35 to 55 decibels of sound. Meanwhile, for comparison, normal talk is 60 to 70 decibels, while a ringing alarm clock is 75 to 90 decibels.

Battery and Motor

Also, the handheld massager comes with a 2,500 mAh, rechargeable, high-capacity lithium battery that can be used continuously at low speed for up to six hours after a full charge.

In addition, it has a power display.

Meanwhile, it takes anywhere from 1.5 to 2 hours to fully charge the battery.

Lastly, it uses a new generation of 1,200 to 3,200 RPM powerful brushless motor.

Other

First and foremost, the silicone handle is good for gripping and preventing slips or drops of the massager from the hand.

Second, it has a LED controller that is easy to use for adjusting speed and vibration level.

Third, it has a stall force of 30 pounds.

Fourth, the gun dissipates heat to effectively reduce machine damage, extend use time, and reduce failures.

Next, to protect the massage gun, the massage gun automatically shuts down after more than 10 minutes of continuous use.

Also, it weighs only 4 pounds.

Lastly, it comes with a portable suitcase.

Warranty

Most of all, it comes with a 1-year warranty.

Benefits

First, it provides pain relief, relieves tight or sore muscles, and stiff back.

Second, the gun helps muscles recover faster, reduce muscle pain and lactic acid build-up, improve range of motion, flexibility, and encourages blood flow.

Use

First, it is used by athletes to warm up before and recover after big sports games and events.

Second, it is used by physical therapist or chiropractors.

Third, it can be used at home, gym, or office.

Finally, the massage gun is easily used by both men and women.

PROS

First, it has 6 massage heads for different kinds of massages

Second, it has 20 speed gears for 20 levels of intensities.

Third, it has a 16 mm stroke length for penetrating deep muscles.

Fourth, it is quiet.

Finally, it has a handle that helps prevent the massager from slipping or falling.

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Best Handheld Back Massagers to Relieve Sore Muscles

Best Handheld Back Massagers to Relieve Sore Muscles

First and foremost, these portable best handheld back massagers or massager allow you to get a massage for back pain and get relief from typical back problems. For example, problems such as pain, spasms, knots, sprains, osteoarthritis of the spine, and fibromyalgia.

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Best Handheld Back Massager Reviews

Editor’s Choice

5. MIGHTY BLISS

Comparison of Best Handheld Back Massagers

side-by-side comparison of handheld back massagers, that are reviewed below, will help you make a decision. Meanwhile, the list of handheld back massagers, in descending order of recommendations follows.

MIGHTY BLISS

PUREWAVE

RENPHO

VivReal

VIKTOR JURGEN

Theraflow

1. RENPHO

RENPHO Rechargeable Hand Held Deep Tissue Massager for Muscles, Back, Foot, Neck, Shoulder, Leg, Calf - Cordless Electric Percussion Full Body Massager

Massage Heads

Hndheld back massagers

Most of all, this handheld back massager comes with five interchangeable head-attachments.

First, a round head for general point massage.

Second, a one-point head for focused trigger-point massage.

Third, a 3-intensive head for soft contact massage over a bigger area.

Next, a 3-point head for a soft massage.

Finally, a curved head for massaging the arms and legs.

By the way, the round head and the one-point head are made of hard plastic.

Intensity

First, these portable back massagers have four massage modes, or rates at which the massage head goes back and forth. While, modes 1 and 2 provide a relaxing massage, modes 3 and 4 provide a rougher massage.

Now, mode 1 generates a continuous pulse.

Next, mode 2 generates a pulse every two seconds.

Meanwhile, mode 3 generates a pulse every second.

Lastly, mode 4 generates two pulses every second.

Also, it has four power modes, or the distance the massage head travels during each pulse. Consequently, you can increase or decrease the power of the percussions.

Battery

Second, it has a battery capacity of 2,600 milliamp hours. Consequently, the rechargeable battery lasts for approximately 140 minutes on a full charge.

Motor

Next, the powerful motor generates 3,600 pulses per minute to effectively relieve pain. Most noteworthy, the motor automatically stops after 20 minutes to prevent overheating.

Specifications

Battery output: 8.4 volts DC, 12 watts.

Battery adapter input: 100 – 250 volts AC 50/60 Hz

Other Features

First and foremost, the handheld cordless design of these portable back massagers provides flexibility during use.

Moreover, it is made of high-quality ABS plastic.

Also, weighing only 1.8 pounds, it is both lightweight and portable.

Next, the long handle makes it comfortable to hold and easy to massage hard to reach areas.

Meanwhile, these portable back massagers are 15” long, 3” wide, and 4.5” high.

Also, it is registered with the Food and Drug Administration and certified by the FCC.

Finally, these portable back massagers come with a one-year warranty.

Benefits

Most of all, these portable back massagers help you get a massage for back pain by breaking up knots in muscles and speeding up their recovery.

Uses

First and foremost, these handheld back massagers are used to relax and relieve aches and pains in the back, shoulders, neck, joints, soles of feet, leg, and calves.

And, they are used for muscle recovery or simply to relax.

PROS

First, these portable back massagers come with five massage heads.

Second, the massager has four different rates at which the massage head goes back and forth.

Third, you can adjust the distances or power of the percussions for each massage mode.

Fourth, the battery can run for up to 140 minutes after being charged.

Also, the motor can generate 3,600 pulses per minute.

In addition, it is registered with the FDA.

Finally, these portable back massagers come with a 1-year warranty

2. PUREWAVE™

PUREWAVE™ CM-07 Dual Motor Percussion + Vibration Therapy Massager

Massage Sticks

Best Back Massagers

Above all, this handheld back massager comes with six massages sticks or heads.

First, the soft air-cushion stick can be used for soft general massage in most areas. In addition, it is recommended for sensitive areas where there is more “bone” to muscle such as joints, shoulders, knees or ankles.


Second, the six-head stick is used for waist, back, thigh, or other deep tissue massages.

Third, the point stick is used for reflexology and acupressure. Also, it is recommended in areas where there is more muscle and hardly any bones nearby.

Next, the scalp stick is used for a soothing scalp massage.

Furthermore, the body massage oil stick is a great way to apply medicated creams or to use with a partner for a deeper more relaxing massage with massage lotions, oils, or gels.

Finally, the small facial stick is used for a relaxing facial vibration massage using facial creams, lotions, oil or gel.

Intensity

Next, using a knob, the intensity of the percussion massage can be adjusted from a speed of 1,500 to 3,700 revolutions per minute. Meanwhile, the micro-vibration facial massager has a speed of 11,000 revolutions per minute.

Battery

First, the 8.5 volts, 1 ampere rechargeable battery has a capacity to generate 16.28 watts of energy in one hour. Consequently, the battery lasts for approximately 190 minutes on a full charge. Meanwhile, it takes 120 minutes to fully charge.

Motor

Next, these portable back massagers are configured with two motors. While, one motor powers the powerful percussion massager, the other motor powers the micro-vibration massager.

Specifications

Battery output: 8.5 volts DC, 1 ampere

Battery adapter input: 100 – 240 volts AC 50/60 Hz, 0.4 amps max

Other Features

First, these portable back massagers are used by hundreds of chiropractors, physical therapists, LMT’s and sports trainers to speed up recovery.

Second, weighing only 1.75 pounds, it is both lightweight and portable.

Third, the long handle makes it comfortable to hold and easy to get to hard to reach areas.

Meanwhile, the massager is 16.5” long, 2.8” wide, and 3.5” high.

Also, these portable back massagers are registered with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Finally, it comes with a one-year limited warranty and 90-day money back guarantee.

Benefits

Most noteworthy, these portable back massagers are used to get a massage for back pain by providing both percussion and vibration therapy. Indeed, these therapies break down scar tissue, increase circulation, relax muscles and speeds recovery.

Uses

First and foremost, these handheld back massagers use percussion technology to relax and relieve aches and pains in the back, sciatica, neck, leg, foot, plantar fasciitis, tendinitis, and arthritis.

Also, these portable back massagers are used to break up muscle knots and relax muscle spasms, stiff neck, tension, muscle knots, sore muscles, back spasm, back pain, and leg cramps.

PROS

First, the massager provides two types of massages: a percussion massage and a micro-vibration massage.

Second, the massager comes with six massage sticks.

Third, the intensity of the percussion massage adjustable from 1,500 to 3,700 percussions per minute.

Also, the intensity of the micro-vibration massage is 11,000 revolutions per minute.

In addition, the battery can run for 190 minutes after being charged.

Meanwhile, it is registered with the FDA.

Finally, these portable back massagers come with a one-year limited warranty and a 90-day money back guarantee.

CONS

Meanwhile, the battery takes up to 120 minutes to fully charge.

3. VIKTOR JURGEN

VIKTOR JURGEN Handheld Back Massager - Double Head Electric Full Body Massager - Deep Tissue Percussion Massage for Muscles, Head, Neck, Shoulder, Back, Leg, Foot

Massage Heads

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The Viktor Jurgen massager comes with three sets of massage heads. Moreover, each set consist of two identical massage heads for this double headed massager.

Now, the two heads of the massager massages two body areas, like the two hands of a masseur. Meanwhile, the three massage heads are:

First, the air cushion or circular stick is an O-shaped massage head. Moreover, the percussion massage from these heads are used to treat sore muscles including areas near bones and joints. Furthermore, these heads provide a Swedish massage, consisting of light, rhythmic, tapping strokes, on topmost layers of muscles.

Second, massage heads for a deep shiatsu massage are used on the waist, back, leg, or thigh. By the way, a shiatsu massage uses tips of fingers, thumb, and palm to pure pressure on parts of the body.

Finally, the remaining massage heads are used for acupuncture therapy.

Intensity

Next, using a sliding bar on the back of the massager, the intensity of the percussion massage can be adjusted up to the maximum of 3,350 pulses per minute.

Motor

Meanwhile, the powerful copper motor generates up to 3,350 pulses per minute.

Specifications

First, the massager uses 20 to 28 watts of electric power.

Also, it uses the standard voltage: 110-240 volts AC.

Other Features

First, the non-slip, comfortable strong rubber allows you to firmly grip the massager.

Also, it has a 71-inch power cord.

Meanwhile, the massager is 14.6” long, 6.7” wide, and 5.5” high.

Finally, it comes with a 3-year limited warranty and 90-day money back guarantee.

Benefits

First, it relieves built-up muscle tension and pain.

Next, it improves blood circulation.

Also, it provides deep tissue body massage for back pain.

Finally, it helps you relax your neck, shoulders, upper-back, lower-back, arms, legs, and feet.

Uses

Most of all, use these handheld back massagers for the neck, shoulders, upper-back, lower-back, arms, legs, and feet.

PROS

First, the double headed massager replicates a hand massage.

Moreover, the massager comes with three sets of massage heads providing three types of massages.

Next, the percussion intensity levels adjusted using a sliding bar up to 3,350 pulses per minute.

Also, since it uses AC power, you avoid having to wait for a battery to be recharged.

Finally, it comes with a 3-year limited warranty and 90-day money back guarantee.

4. VivReal 

VivReal Handheld Back Massager, Cordless Massager Deep Tissue Massage for Back Muscle, Foot, Neck, Shoulder, Leg  

Massage Heads

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Above all, this handheld back massager comes with six massage nodes targeting six different areas of your body.

First, a node for the neck.

Second, a node for the back.

Third, a node for the leg.

Next, a node for the thigh.

Also, a node for the ankle.

Finally, a node for the foot.

Intensity

Next, buttons, on the massager, let the user select from six speed settings that set the intensity of the percussions. Also, buttons let the user select from six massage modes.

Battery

Next, the rechargeable battery lasts for approximately 100 minutes on a full charge. In addition, the smart battery status display lets you know when it’s time to recharge battery.

Motor

Meanwhile, the powerful pure copper motor generates up to 3,200 pulses per minute. And, to prevent overheating or overuse (such as falling asleep with the massager running), motor will automatically stop after 15 minutes of continuous use.

Specifications

Battery adapter input: 100 – 240 volts AC 50/60 Hz

Other Features

First, weighing only 1.85 pounds, it is both lightweight and portable.

Next, the massager is 16” long, 2.5” wide, and 3.5” high.

Finally, the massager comes with a one-year warranty.

Benefits

One of the benefits, is getting a massage for back pain that helps improves blood circulation.

Uses

First, these handheld back massagers are used to relieve physical stress, fatigue, aches, knots, and muscle tension. Also, they are used to massage back, foot, arm, leg, calf, neck, shoulder, elbow, and thigh.

PROS

First, the massager comes with six massage nodes for each of six areas of the body

Second, it has six percussion intensity levels corresponding to six speed settings.

Third, the battery runs for 100 minutes after full charged.

Fourth, the motor generates up to 3,200 percussions per minute.

Incidentally, to prevent overheating and prevent injury, motor stops automatically after 15 minutes of continuous use.

Finally, it comes with a 1-year warranty.

5. MIGHTY BLISS™

MIGHTY BLISS™ Deep Tissue Back and Body Massager - Electric Handheld Percussion Muscle Hand Massager - Full Body Pain Relief Vibrating Therapy Massage Machine

Massage Heads

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Above all, this handheld back massager comes with six massage heads that help provide Swedish, deep tissue, trigger point, acupoints, and sports massages. In addition, the scalp head provides a soothing scalp massage.

Intensity

Next, the Mighty Bliss uses three speed settings to deliver moderately intense massages.

Battery

By the way, the battery lasts for approximately 120 minutes on a full charge. Meanwhile, it takes 60 minutes to fully charge the battery. Also, it can be charged during use.

Motor

Next, the massager has a super powerful 3,700 revolutions per minute percussion motor.

Specifications

First, the battery adapter input is: 120 - 240 volts AC, 50/60 Hz.

Also, it can only be plugged into a 120-volt outlet.

Other Features

First, the massager is slim, has no power cords, and is lightweight.

Also, weighing only 1.25 pounds, it is both lightweight and portable.

In addition, the long handle makes it comfortable to hold and easy to reach hard to reach areas with one hand.

Next, it runs quietly while you get, for instance, a massage for back pain.

Finally, it comes with a lifetime replacement warranty.

Also, it has a money back guarantee if massager fails to meet your expectations.

Benefits

For example, getting a massage for back pain increases blood circulation. Also, this massage effectively relaxes muscles and cramps.

Uses

First and foremost, these handheld back massagers are used to get a massage for back pain. In fact, this massage helps get rid of back pain and knots in your back.

Next, they are also used for massaging neck, shoulder, legs, and feet.

Finally, they can be used to relieve plantar fasciitis.

PROS

First, it comes with six massage heads providing six massages.

Second, the motor generates 3,700 percussions per minute.

Next, the battery runs for 120 minutes. However, the battery takes 60 minutes to recharge.

Furthermore, it can be used for relieving Plantar Fasciitis.

Also, it has a money back guarantee if the massager fails your expectations.

Finally, the massager has a lifetime replacement warranty.

6. TheraFlow

TheraFlow Handheld Deep Tissue Percussion Massager

Massage Heads

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Above all, this handheld back massager comes with three massage heads. Moreover, each head is made of a flexible silicon material that is neither too hard nor too soft. Also, each head is designed to deliver a different massage experience.

First, the dual point head is perfect for massaging the back, shoulders, and around the spine. Also, this head is designed to mimic the fingers of a masseuse performing a kneading massage.

Second, the bristle head is great for sensitive areas like the scalp and neck.

Finally, the shiatsu head is great for focused acupoint massage. By the way, this head recreates the effects of a deep pressure point massage - mimicking the knuckles or the elbow of a masseuse.

Intensity

Next, the variable massage intensity dial delivers a variable intensity massage.

Specifications

Meanwhile, the massager gets its power from cord connected to 120 volts AC, 60 Hz power outlet.

Other Features

First, the massager comes with an extended power cord that give you reach and flexibility, especially for the difficult to reach areas of the back.

Second, weighing only 2.49 pounds, it is both lightweight and portable.

Third, the ergonomically designed long handle and weight distribution makes it comfortable to reach almost any part of the body.

Fourth, the massager is 14.8” long, 3.3” wide, and 4” high.

Meanwhile, it runs quietly.

Finally, it has a 1-year guarantee with a 24-hour response time.

Benefits

First, it delivers a strong percussion action trigger point massage for back pain.

Also, it delivers a powerful and therapeutic massage that penetrates deeply into sore muscles and knots in the body.

Uses

First and foremost, the TheraFlow is used to get a massage for back pain.

Second, these trigger point handheld back massagers are used to soothe sore muscles, muscle pain, and tight muscles.

Also, they are used to get relief for body aches, melt away stress and tension.

Finally, they are used for muscles, back, neck, foot, shoulders, scalp, and head.

PROS

First, the massager has three massage heads.

Second, using a power cord allows you to use the massager for longer periods as compared to a battery operated massager. Consequently, there is no need to wait for a drained battery to get recharged.

Lastly, it comes with a 1-year guarantee with 24-hour response time.

CONS

However, the power cord doesn’t provide the same freedom of movement as a battery-operated massager.

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Best Foot Massager for Plantar Fasciitis, Tired Feet, Neuropathy

Best Foot Massager for Plantar Fasciitis, Tired Feet, Neuropathy

First and foremost, self massaging is often beneficial and helpful in relieving symptoms of plantar fasciitis. Also, one of the methods for treating plantar fasciitis is percussion therapy. However, one of the best foot massager for plantar fasciitis is totally engineered for treating such foot problems. In fact, as described towards the end below, these foot massagers are extremely helpful at treating plantar fasciitis.

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Best Foot Massagers for Plantar Fasciitis Reviews

Editor’s Choice

3. Renpho Shiatsu with Panel

Comparison of Best Foot Massagers for Plantar Fasciitis

A side-by-side comparison of foot massagers, that are reviewed below, will help you make a decision. Meanwhile, below is a list of foot massagers, listed in descending order of recommendations.

RENPHO Shiatsu with Panel

RENPHO Shiatsu

Nekteck Foot Massager

Arealer Massager

Belmint Shiatsu

1. AREALER Massager

Foot Massage AREALER Kneading Shiatsu Therapy Feet Massage Machine with Deep-Kneading, Built-in Heat

Features

foot massager

First, it compresses air in the balloons that help massage the feet.

Second, the compressed air is heated to either low or high temperatures modes for a heated foot massage.

Third, the foot chambers use a heat-resistant material which doesn’t emit odor, while guaranteeing a comfortable massage.

Fourth, it provides a kneading Shiatsu foot massage. Incidentally, the Shiatsu massage stimulates acupuncture points on the soles of the feet.

Also, it provides a rolling kneading, scraping, and pressing massage modes.

In addition, this massager works for anyone with shoe size from 5 to 12 (United States men's shoe size).

Furthermore, the massager is controlled from a touch button panel located on the massager.

Next, the remote controller can also operate the massager without touching panel buttons. Consequently, there is no need to bend over - which would, for instance, help the elderly.

Meanwhile, the remote controller adjusts speed, temperature, and mode.

Also, the massager’s LCD display is easy to see every time you adjust the temperature and mode. Meanwhile, the time is accurate to 10 minutes and the temperature is accurate to 1 degree centigrade.

In addition, it has a removable foot sleeve for cleaning.

Finally, this foot massager for plantar fasciitis has a 6-month free replacement guarantee.

Specifications

Weight: 7 pounds

Dimensions: 18.11” long, 17” wide, 10.63” height

Power supply: 110 volts 50/60 Hz AC

Benefits

First, relieves foot pain due to plantar fasciitis.

Second, it relaxes your mind.

Third, it improves blood circulation.

Finally, it accelerates metabolism.

PROS

First, it uses compressed air, heat, and kneading massages.

Second, it comes with a remote controller

Lastly, it comes with a 6-month warranty with option to return massager.

CONS

However, it is limited to those with a max shoe size of 12 based on US Men's standard - which may restrict some potential users.

2. RENPHO Shiatsu

RENPHO Shiatsu Foot Massager Machine with Heat, Deep Kneading Therapy, Compression

Features

plantar fasciitis
plantar fasciitis

First, it generates compressed air to massage the feet. Moreover, the pressure of the air can be either low, medium, or high.

Second, the air can be heated to provide a heated foot massage. And, this massage helps relieve knots in the feet.

Third, it provides a deep kneading Shiatsu foot massage. Moreover, the kneading intensity can be either low, medium, or high.

Fourth, this massager works for anyone with shoe size from 5 to 12 (United States men's shoe size).

Next, the massager is controlled from a touch button panel located on the massager. Meanwhile, the touch panel can be controlled with your toes.

Also, it comes with a remote controller that has an on/off switch, a button to increase/decrease kneading intensity, increase/decrease air pressure, turn on/off heat, and a timer selector (15 or 30 minutes).

In addition, the foot chamber’s removable/replaceable washable cloth cover can be easily washed or replaced. Consequently, the foot chamber has a clean and healthy environment.

Furthermore, the massager has non-slip rubber pads.

Meanwhile it dissipates heat from the bottom of the massager.

Also, the massager uses a rotation ball and a rolling stick to massage the feet.

In addition, it has a 15- or 30-minute shut off timer.

Finally, this foot massager for plantar fasciitis comes with a 12-month 100 percent satisfaction guarantee.

Specifications

Weight: 8.5 pounds

Dimensions: 16.8” long, 15.3” wide, 9.8” height

Adapter input: 110 or 240 volts 50/60 Hz AC

Adapter output: 12v DC, 2.5 amps

Benefits

First, it relieves foot pain due to plantar fasciitis.

Second, it helps with neuropathic foot numbness.

Third, it helps with tired feet.

Fourth, it improves circulation in the feet and helps the blood and lymph systems carry away toxins.

Also, the massage increases the release of hormones that relaxes and calms the body. Indeed, it does this by sending relax messages to the rest of the body.

In addition, it decreases the release of hormones that keep you tense and stressed.

Furthermore, by stimulating specific areas of the feet, reflexology therapy helps correct imbalances in the body.

Meanwhile, by stimulating specific areas of the feet, tension all over the body, especially the legs and lower back, decreases.

Also, it helps you unwind after a long day.

In addition, it helps treat issues like headaches, insomnia and stress.

Incidentally, it reduces physical exhaustion through foot nerve reflex.

Finally, it promotes better sleep.

Use

To help the body, use foot massager daily for 30 minutes.

PROS

First, it has a compressed air, heat, and kneading massages.

Second, it comes with a Remote controller.

Third, it has 15 and 30 minute timers.

Lastly, it comes with a 12-month warranty.

CONS

However, it is limited to those with a max shoe size of 12 based on US Men's standard - which may restrict some potential users.

3. RENPHO Shiatsu with Panel

RENPHO Shiatsu Foot Massager Machine with Heat, Deep Kneading Therapy, Compression and Panel

plantar fasciitis

Most noteworthy, this version of the massager does not have a remote controller. Indeed, it only has a touch button panel. Otherwise, it is identical to the one described above.

PROS

First, it comes with compressed air, heat, and kneading massages.

Second, it has 15 and 30 minute timers.

Finally, it comes with a 12-month warranty.

CONS

However, it is limited to those with a max shoe size of 12 based on US Men's standard - which may restrict some potential users.

No remote controller.

4. Belmint Shiatsu

Belmint Shiatsu Foot Massager Machine with Heat -  Deep Kneading Foot Massage Therapy

Features

plantar fasciitis

First, infrared heating gives a heated foot massage to ease tension, relieves muscle tightness, and get relief from knots in the feet.

Second, it has 6 massage heads and 18 deep-kneading nodes. Moreover, these nodes target acupuncture points on the foot. Consequently, these nodes give a good feet and heel massage.

Third, the massager is controlled from a touch button panel on the massager. Meanwhile, the touch panel can be controlled with your toes.

Fourth, it has adjustable legs to raise and tilt the massager towards the user.

Also, the breathable mesh insert allows feet to breathe.

In addition, the removable and washable cloth cover helps keep the massager clean.

Furthermore, it is lightweight and portable.

And, it shuts off automatically after a relaxing 15-minute massage.

Finally, this foot massager for plantar fasciitis comes with a 100 percent satisfaction guarantee. Indeed, if not satisfied, it can be returned for a replacement or a full refund.

Specifications

Weight: 7.9 pounds

Dimensions: 13.5” long, 14.2” wide, 5” height

Benefits

First, it relieves foot pain due to plantar fasciitis.

Second, it helps with chronic neuropathy foot pain.

Third, it relieves nerve pain.

By the way, acupuncture points on the foot trigger blood flow, relieve stress, reduce effects of edema and alleviate symptoms of PMS and menopause.

Next, it loosens tight knots.

And, rejuvenates sore muscles from stress and aches.

Finally, it helps unwind after a long day.

PROS

First, it provides heat and kneading massages.

Also, it is 100 percent returnable.

CONS

However, there is no remote controller.

5. Nekteck Foot Massager

Nekteck Foot Massager - Shiatsu Heated Deep Kneading Foot Massager Machine

Features

plantar fasciitis

First, it generates soothing infrared heat, which can be turned on or off.

Second, it offers a deep kneading Shiatsu foot massage.

Third, it has six massage heads and 18 rotating massager nodes for deep penetration of muscles.

Fourth, the power and mode touch buttons on the panel can be controlled by your toes. Consequently, there is no need to bend down.

Also, it has adjustable feet with three height settings.

In addition, the power cord is stored in the massager’s compartment.

Furthermore, is has a handle to move the massager.

Finally, this foot massager for plantar fasciitis comes with 30-day money back guarantee, 12-month money back warranty for quality related problems.

Specifications

Weight: 7.3 pounds

Dimensions: 15.7” long, 13.5” wide, 3.14” height

Power cord: 120 volts 50/60 Hz AC

Power: 48 watts

Benefits

First, it relieves foot pain due to plantar fasciitis.

Second, it helps improve circulation of blood.

Third, it helps ease tension.

Finally, the heat helps relieves pain due to tired muscles and reduces foot pain.

PROS

First, it comes with heat and kneading massages.

Also, it has a 30 days money back guarantee.

CONS

However, there is no remote controller.

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When should you take BCAA?

BCAA

When should you take BCAA?

BCAAs, which are found in protein-rich foods like eggs, poultry, and dairy products, have a "branched-chain" chemical structure.

They're also a powdered dietary supplement that's very popular. Nine of the twenty amino acids were needed, which means they can't be produced by your body and must be obtained by food. The BCAA leucine induces muscle protein synthesis, which is the mechanism of building muscle. Unlike stimulant-heavy drinks that trigger jitters and crashes, amino acids actually help you stay at your peak performance for longer periods of time without the negative side effects of caffeine.

What would you expect if you decide to take BCAA supplements?

It's simpler to gain lean muscle mass. It's a fast and easy way to get the essential amino acids into your diet. Increased stamina and improved concentration will help you feel less tired. Also, BCAA xplode is very helpful in increasing the efficiency with which metabolic waste is eliminated. Finally, improved recovery time.

How BCAA supplements will help you achieve your fitness goals

During exercise, reduce fatigue. BCAAs help to limit the amount of tryptophan that enters your brain. Tryptophan is converted to serotonin in your body, which may lead to exercise fatigue. Muscle injury and soreness may be reduced. BCAAs can help alleviate soreness created by physical activity pain and inflammation. Dietary protein-containing BCAAs activate exercise performance while suppressing muscle breakdown. Boost your immunity. Strenuous exercise will lower immunity, which could be due to the decline in glutamine, an amino acid that serves as a fuel for immune cells. In muscles, BCAAs can be converted to glutamine.

What is the best time to take BCAAs?

Use before, during, and after your workouts. BCAAs are used to rapidly increase amino acid levels in the bloodstream, facilitate protein synthesis, and avoid muscle protein breakdown before, during, and after workouts. They can also be taken somewhere between meals if you don't get enough BCAAs through meat, dairy, fish, eggs, or other sources of total protein intake. Supplemental BCAAs are available encapsulated (like our OCTANE BCAA Capsules) or as a powder that can be blended into the oil. Pure (unflavored) BCAA powders, on the other hand, aren't for all, and they may have a bitter taste.

Do you need to take BCAAS Subsequent to workouts?

One of the most significant benefits of taking an amino acid supplement is the pace at which they work. Users obtain full components in a typical protein shake, which must then be broken down into their amino acid components; this procedure works, but it takes time for your body to completely digest the proteins. When users take an amino acid supplement, though, you get amino acids in a free-form state, which means you don't have to break them down into smaller pieces. As a result of this distinction, the BCAAs you consume are almost instantly available for use in your body, whether you need them to fuel your muscles or to help in recovery. BCAA supplements are an ideal pre-workout drink mix due to their rapid bioavailability.

Conclusion

In the race for the strongest and fastest body, every little bit counts. Every amount of strength, every ounce of speed. Amino acids are an excellent alternative for both pre-and post-workout supplements because they work quickly and effectively. They can also play a role in blood sugar regulation by maintaining liver and muscle sugar stores and stimulating cells to absorb sugar from the bloodstream. BCAAs help your body develop muscle protein and generate energy. They can also have an anti-fatigue effect on your brain.

Body Composition Analyzer FAQ, Frequently Asked Questions

Body Composition Analyzer FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Body composition analyzer FAQ or frequently asked questions gives insight into  body composition analyzers reviewed elsewhere on this site. Also, use the body composition analyzer FAQ along with body composition analyzer buyers guide while comparing body composition analyzers to find the best for your needs.

Body Composition Analyzer FAQ

Q: What are body composition analyzers?

A: First and foremost, a body composition monitor is a scale that tells you how healthy you are. In fact, this scale sends an imperceptible current through your body to perform bioelectrical impedance analysis. Now, muscles, fat, bone and water conduct electricity at different rates. This is because they resist the flow of current differently. And these differences are measured by the body composition monitor. Furthermore, the body composition monitor combines this information with formulas and data such as your gender and age to provide you with a wealth of information regarding fat, muscle, bone and water in your body.

Q: What kind of information do body composition analyzers provide?

A: Body composition analyzers provided the following information.

Total Body Weight

Total body weight or body weight can range from 6 to 400 pounds with an accuracy of 0.2 pounds.

Body Fat

By the way, body fat can range from 5 to 75% with an accuracy of 0.1%.

Also, body fat, sometimes referred to as body fat percentage, is the percentage of fat to the total body weight.

Now, body fat is essential for maintaining body temperature, cushioning joints and protecting internal organs. Although you need healthy body fat, too much fat can damage your long-term health. In fact, reducing excess levels of body fat has been shown to directly reduce the risk of certain conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and certain cancers.

On the other hand, too little body fat may lead to osteoporosis in later years, irregular periods in women and possible infertility.

Visceral Fat

Visceral fat measurements can range from 1 to 30.

Unlike subcutaneous fat, visceral fat is stored in the abdominal cavity around several important internal organs including the stomach, liver and pancreas. Regrettably, visceral fat is the most dangerous kind of fat. However, a certain amount of visceral fat is essential as it plays a role in the support, stability, and protection of internal organs. Also, ensuring you have a healthy level of visceral fat directly reduces the risk of certain diseases such as heart disease, high blood pressure and may delay the onset of type 2 diabetes.

Water

Water or body water percentage can range from 45 to 60% for women, and 50 to 65% for men.

The number is the percentage of body water or fluids in total body weight and is usually around 60% to 70%. This number is strongly correlated with muscle mass. Because muscles contain a lot of water, this indicator can reflect the right way to lose weight. If the percentage of body water drops, not only does it harm your health, but it will also increase the body fat percentage.

Protein

The percentage of protein in total body weight is around 18% with an accuracy of 0.1%.

Proteins are the main building block of the body. They are an important component of all cells and tissues in the human body.  They are used to make muscles, tendons, organs, and skin. Furthermore, proteins account for about 18% of the total mass of the human body, and most importantly, it is essential for life.

Body Mass Index

Now, the Body Mass Index has an accuracy of 0.1. A normal BMI ranges from 18.5 to 25.

Indeed, Body Mass Index or BMI is a calculation of a person’s weight-to-height ratio. BMI can be used to estimate weight-related health risk.

Skeletal Muscle

Skeletal muscle can range from 15 to 70% with an accuracy of 0.1%.

Lean body mass consists of your bones, ligaments, tendons, internal organs and muscles – the total body weight minus the fat weight.

Muscle Mass

Muscle mass is the weight of muscles in your body. As your muscle mass increases, the rate at which you burn energy (calories) increases which accelerates your basal metabolic rate (BMR) and helps you reduce excess body fat levels and lose weight in a healthy way.

Bone Mass

Now, bone mass has an accuracy of 0.22 pounds.

In fact, bone mass is the weight of bones in the body. Also, this measure is used to represent the health of bones. Meanwhile, the amount of bone varies with age. By the way, increasing the amount of bone requires not only calcium, but also collagen.

Basal Metabolic Rate

Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) is the minimum daily calorie expenditure rate. This is the rate at which you must expend calories in order to stay alive. In fact, these are calories your body needs when resting (including sleeping) to function effectively. This measurement can be helpful to weight-loss programs in predicting weight-loss rates. For example, increasing muscle mass will speed up your BMR. Indeed, a person with a high BMR burns more calories at rest than a person with a low BMR.

Metabolic Age

Your metabolic age is how your BMR compares to the average BMR for people of your chronological age in the general population. However, metabolic age tops out at 50. So, if your metabolic age is higher than your actual age, it’s an indication that you need to improve your metabolic rate. Meanwhile, increased exercise will build healthy muscle tissue, which in turn will improve your metabolic age.

Body Age

Body Age has an accuracy of 1 to 3 years.

This is your ideal body age and is equal to 2/3 of your actual age according to the functional status reflected by your various body indicators.

Q: What are the benefits of a body composition analyzer?

A: Most of all, body composition analyzers help you:

First, lose weight while still staying healthy.

Second, keep track of progress.

Third, ensure you are losing fat mass and not muscle mass or water weight.

Fourth, ensure your visceral fat is in a healthy range. In fact, too much visceral fat may lead to diabetes or metabolic syndrome.

Fifth, monitor bone mass for those with osteoporosis, osteopenia.

Also, get insight into your overall metabolism.

In addition, ensure you drink enough water or even too much water.

Furthermore, ensure you have a healthy body composition. In fact, studies show that being fit is more important than how much you weigh when it comes to lowering your risk for cardiovascular disease and mortality.

Finally, ensure you have a healthy ratio of fat to muscle. In fact, skeletal muscle and bone density help you perform daily activities and prevent diseases like osteoporosis.


Q: How is a body composition analyzer helpful?

A: A body composition analyzer helps you identify the following:

First, what your exercise needs are.

Second, your nutritional needs.

Third, your health risks.

Finally, determine your fitness goals.

Q: What can you do with a body composition analyzer?

A: First and foremost, you can come up with a precise plan to gain muscle mass and lose fat in specific areas of your body. Now, as you may know, there may come a time when your body weight will stop decreasing, despite having a healthy diet and plenty of physical activity. By the way, this weight gain may be because you’re building muscles, and muscle weighs more than fat. Moreover, by using a body composition analyzer you can verify that this is indeed what is happening and may even inspire you to work even harder.

Second, a body composition analyzer also measures bone density. Consequently, you can keep your eye on chances of developing osteoporosis. Specifically, a dropping bone density is an indicator of osteoporosis.

Finally, a body composition analyzer can reveal if you have high fat stores and low muscle mass. In fact, these conditions are indicators of serious risks to your health like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and hormonal imbalances. And, they are a sign for you to make an appointment with your health care provider.

Body Composition Monitors FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

Body Composition Monitors FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Body composition monitors FAQ or frequently asked questions give insight into body composition monitors reviewed elsewhere on this site. Also, use the body composition monitors FAQ along with body composition monitors buyers guide and the body composition monitors comparison table to find the best scale that meets your needs.

Body Composition Monitors FAQ

Q: What are body composition monitors?

A: First and foremost, a body composition monitor is a scale that tells you how healthy you are. In fact, this scale sends an imperceptible current through your body to perform bioelectrical impedance analysis. Now, muscles, fat, bone and water conduct electricity at different rates. This is because they resist the flow of current differently. And these differences are measured by the body composition monitor or body fat monitor. Furthermore, the body composition monitor combines this information with formulas and data such as your gender and age to provide you with a wealth of information regarding fat, muscle, bone and water in your body.

Q: How does the body composition monitor work?

A: The body composition monitor is a body fat scale that uses sensors underneath your feet to measure your bioelectrical impedance. When you step on the scale, a small electrical current runs up through your leg and across your pelvis, measuring the amount of resistance from body fat. Then, the sensors in the scale measure the level of resistance that the current meets as it travels back through your other leg.

Now, the greater the body resistance means a higher fat percentage and lower muscle mass. This is because fat contains less water than muscle, so it’s denser than muscle and more difficult for a current to travel through. Meanwhile, the lower the body resistance means you have lower fat percentage and more muscle mass.

An extremely weak 50 KHz electrical current less than 500 micro amperes is sent through your body to determine the amount of fat tissue. This weak electrical current is not felt. In order to determine your body composition, the electrical impedance is used, along with your height, weight, age and gender information to generate results.

Q: Can the body composition monitor be used by everyone?

A: Because body composition monitors use Bio-electrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) technology, they are not recommended for anyone who has a pacemaker or other internal medical device.

Q: What kind of information do body composition monitors provide?

A: The body composition monitor provides the information described below.

Total Body Weight

Total body weight or body weight can range from 6 to 400 pounds with an accuracy of 0.2 pounds.

Body Fat

By the way, body fat can range from 5 to 75% with an accuracy of 0.1%.

Also, body fat, sometimes referred to as body fat percentage, is the percentage of fat to the total body weight.

Now, body fat is essential for maintaining body temperature, cushioning joints and protecting internal organs. Although you need healthy body fat, too much fat can damage your long-term health. In fact, reducing excess levels of body fat has been shown to directly reduce the risk of certain conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and certain cancers.

On the other hand, too little body fat may lead to osteoporosis in later years, irregular periods in women and possible infertility.

Visceral Fat

Visceral fat measurements can range from 1 to 30.

Unlike subcutaneous fat, visceral fat is stored in the abdominal cavity around several important internal organs including the stomach, liver and pancreas. Regrettably, visceral fat is the most dangerous kind of fat. However, a certain amount of visceral fat is essential as it plays a role in the support, stability, and protection of internal organs. Also, ensuring you have a healthy level of visceral fat directly reduces the risk of certain diseases such as heart disease, high blood pressure and may delay the onset of type 2 diabetes.

Water

Water or body water percentage can range from 45 to 60% for women, and 50 to 65% for men.

The number is the percentage of body water or fluids in total body weight and is usually around 60% to 70%. This number is strongly correlated with muscle mass. Because muscles contain a lot of water, this indicator can reflect the right way to lose weight. If the percentage of body water drops, not only does it harm your health, but it will also increase the body fat percentage.

Protein

The percentage of protein in total body weight is around 18% with an accuracy of 0.1%.

Proteins are the main building block of the body. They are an important component of all cells and tissues in the human body.  They are used to make muscles, tendons, organs, and skin. Furthermore, proteins account for about 18% of the total mass of the human body, and most importantly, it is essential for life.

Body Mass Index

Now, the Body Mass Index has an accuracy of 0.1. A normal BMI ranges from 18.5 to 25.

Indeed, Body Mass Index or BMI is a calculation of a person’s weight-to-height ratio. BMI can be used to estimate weight-related health risk. 

Skeletal Muscle

Skeletal muscle can range from 15 to 70% with an accuracy of 0.1%.

Lean body mass consists of your bones, ligaments, tendons, internal organs and muscles – the total body weight minus the fat weight.

Muscle Mass

Muscle mass is the weight of muscles in your body. As your muscle mass increases, the rate at which you burn energy (calories) increases which accelerates your basal metabolic rate (BMR) and helps you reduce excess body fat levels and lose weight in a healthy way.

Bone Mass

Now, bone mass has an accuracy of 0.22 pounds.

In fact, bone mass is the weight of bones in the body. Also, this measure is used to represent the health of bones. Meanwhile, the amount of bone varies with age. By the way, increasing the amount of bone requires not only calcium, but also collagen.

Basal Metabolic Rate

Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) is the minimum daily calorie expenditure rate. This is the rate at which you must expend calories in order to stay alive. In fact, these are calories your body needs when resting (including sleeping) to function effectively. This measurement can be helpful to weight-loss programs in predicting weight-loss rates. For example, increasing muscle mass will speed up your BMR. Indeed, a person with a high BMR burns more calories at rest than a person with a low BMR.

Metabolic Age

Your metabolic age is how your BMR compares to the average BMR for people of your chronological age in the general population. However, metabolic age tops out at 50. So, if your metabolic age is higher than your actual age, it’s an indication that you need to improve your metabolic rate. Meanwhile, increased exercise will build healthy muscle tissue, which in turn will improve your metabolic age.

Body Age

Body Age has an accuracy of 1 to 3 years.

This is your ideal body age and is equal to 2/3 of your actual age according to the functional status reflected by your various body indicators.

Q: What are the benefits of a body composition monitor?

A: Most of all, monitoring body composition helps you:

First, lose weight while still staying healthy.

Second, keep track of progress.

Third, ensures you are losing fat mass and not muscle mass or water weight.

Fourth, ensures your visceral fat is in a healthy range. In fact, too much visceral fat may lead to diabetes or metabolic syndrome.

Also, monitor bone mass for those with osteoporosis, osteopenia.

In addition, get insight into your overall metabolism.

Furthermore, ensures you drink enough water or even too much water.

Next, ensures you have a healthy body composition. In fact, studies show that being fit is more important than how much you weigh when it comes to lowering your risk for cardiovascular disease and mortality.

Lastly, ensures you have a healthy ratio of fat to muscle. In fact, skeletal muscle and bone density help you perform daily activities and prevent diseases like osteoporosis.

Q: How is a body composition monitor helpful?

A: A body composition monitor helps you identify the following:

First, what your exercise needs are.

Second, your nutritional needs.

Third, your health risks.

Finally, determine your fitness goals.

Back Stretchers FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

Back Stretchers FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Back stretchers FAQ or frequently asked questions provide insight into back stretchers that are reviewed elsewhere on this site. These stretchers provide an effective way for relieving a number of back problems. For example, they are also used to relieve sciatica, spinal stenosis, and herniated disc. Also, they are used to help correct posture problems. 

By the way, use the back stretchers FAQ along with the back stretchers buyers guide while comparing back stretchers to find best.

Back Stretchers FAQ

Q: Why should you stretch your back?

A: First, for many people their daily activities can cause their back muscles to tighten. Moreover, if allowed to linger, this can result in significant back pain and increase their risk of a back injury. So, its important to effectively stretch all the major muscles of the back.

Q: What kind of work results in a need to stretch the back?

A: Most of all, those whose work requires prolonged periods of being on their feet need to regularly stretch their backs. Also, those who sit for prolonged periods of time can benefit from back stretches.

Q: What does the back stretcher do?

A: The back stretcher is an inexpensive way to relax your back. It does this by helping you stretch the back to relieve some of the pain and compression in the spine. 

Q: How do back stretchers help you?

A: Back stretchers help you in the following ways.

First, they help relieve sciatica nerve pain.

Second, they help you get relief from degenerated nerves.

Third, stretching the back helps spinal stenosis.

Fourth, they help correct your posture.

Also, you get chronic lumbar support.

In addition, you get relief from muscle pain, such as chronic back pain, and stress.

Furthermore, stretching relieves lumbar, back, spinal, neck, or shoulder pain.

Also, stretching relieves herniated, compressed, or bulging discs in the vertebrae.

In addition, they help relieve pinched nerves.

Incidentally, stretching helps realign the spine.

And, decompress the back and spine.

Next, stretching loosens tight lumbar and thoracic back muscles.

Also, your flexibility improves.

Finally, by relaxing your back your stiffness goes away.

Q: How often should you stretch your back?

A: Depending on your type of work, you may need to stretch your back daily. While for others, stretching the back 2 or 3 times a week is adequate. It's better to stretch for a short time every day or almost every day instead of stretching for a longer time a few times per week. 

Q: How long should you stretch your back?

A: Do a 20 to 30-minute session at least three times a week. By the way, static stretches are held for a set time, which can range from 10 seconds to 3 minutes.

Q: What do you look for when you buy a back stretcher?

A: Most of all, look for a back stretcher that fits the curvature of your spine. Also, the back stretcher should let your lower back muscles relax naturally when you lay on it.

Moreover, although you should feel a stretch, you shouldn't feel too uncomfortable. In addition, a back stretcher should be well padded so that you can hold a stretch for longer periods of time without being in discomfort.


Foot Spa Massagers FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

Foot Spa Massagers FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Contains foot spa massagers FAQ or frequently asked questions for these massagers reviewed elsewhere on this site. Also, use in conjunction with foot spa buyers guide to find best one from table comparing foot spa massagers.

Foot Spa Massagers FAQ

Q: How are foot spas good for you?

A: In fact, foot spa massagers have the following benefits.

First, foot spa massagers help relieve fatigue, such as caused by standing or walking for long time periods.

Second, they help reduce swollen feet.

Third, they help improve blood circulation in the feet.

Also, these massagers help reduce stress.

In addition, they relax you and bring about a sense of calmness.

Furthermore, foot spas may help you sleep well.

By the way, some foot bath massagers can help remove toxins from your body.

In addition, they may help regenerate dead cells and improve vitality of the skin at the bottom of your feet.

Finally, they help relieve stiff, tense, sore, or aching feet.

Q: Does a foot bath before bedtime helps you sleep?

A: Indeed, studies have found that a hot footbath before bedtime improves blood circulation and facilitates onset of sleep and improves quality of sleep.

Q: How often do you use the foot spa massager?

A: It is best to use the foot spa massager two or more times a week.

Q: How long should you use a foot spa massager?

A: You can keep your feet in the foot spa massager for 15, 20, 30, or even 60 minutes. Also, this amount of time depends on the water temperature. As a general rule, the hotter the water, the shorter the time period before the foot spa becomes uncomfortable.

Meanwhile, research into effects of warm feet on sleep typically involved immersing feet in water at 104 degrees Fahrenheit for up to 20 minutes.

Q: How hot should the water temperature be?

A: According to the Arthritis Foundation, water temperatures should be between 92 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit.  In fact, these temperatures are best to get relief from sore muscles. Meanwhile, to avoid getting burned or injured, water temperature should not exceed 120 degrees Fahrenheit.

Foot Circulation Machine FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

Foot Circulation Machine FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

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Foot Circulation Machine FAQ

Q: What is an EMS device?

A: First and foremost, reduced blood circulation causes feet to get swollen, cold and start to cramp. Now, Electronic Muscle Stimulator or EMS helps stimulate the nerves and muscles in the feet and lower legs.  As a result, blood from the feet flows away from the feet, thereby improving blood circulation. Consequently, it helps reduce swelling and relieves aches arising from a day of putting constant weight on your feet.

By the way, EMS sends electrical pulses through electrodes that adhere to the surface of the skin. Next, these pulses go to the muscles where they cause the muscles to contract, thereby improving blood circulation. Consequently, these muscle contractions are effective in helping to treat swelling and inflammation. Also, these contractions are crucial in treating injuries or pain in the joints, In addition, the stimulation enhances muscle toning and speeds up recovery time by building new muscle tissue.

Q: What is a TENS device?

A: First, Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation or TENS is a technology to treat pain. So, it does this by using low voltage electric current to scramble pain signals in your body.

Now, some foot circulation machines have TENS capabilities. So, to use these features, using adhesives, you attach two electrodes to the skin near the site of the pain. Also, the electrodes are connected to the foot circulation machine by wires.

Consequently, current from the foot circulation machine flows to the electrodes. As a result, electrical impulses are created. Next, these electrical impulses signal nerve endings to promote the release of endorphins. Consequently, the pain signals in that region of the body are “reset”. Now, when pain signals are “reset,” the nerve endings are stimulated in such a way that the pain signals disappear.

Q: What's the major difference between EMS and TENS devices?

A: Most of all, EMS is used for therapeutic muscle stimulation by sending an electrical charge into the muscles. As a result, the muscle’s fibers are charged, causing the muscles to contract.

Meanwhile, TENS is used to relieve pain symptoms by confusing pain signals which in essence diverts pain from being “felt”.

Q: When do you use an EMS device and when do you use a TENS device?

A: An EMS device is best in the following situations:

First, if you want to strengthen your calf muscles.

Second, you want to tone your muscles.

Third, if you have aches and pain in the feet and lower legs.

Also, when your feet or lower legs are swollen.

Finally, if you have nerve pain or cramps in your feet and lower legs.

On the other hand, a TENS device is best in the following situations:

First, if you have muscle pain in other parts of your body, such as upper legs, thighs, lower back, hips, upper back, arms, and shoulders.

Second, when you have arthritis.

Or, you have carpal tunnel syndrome.

Also, if you have multiple sclerosis.

Finally, if you have sciatica.

Q: Why use a machine with both EMS and TENS?

A: Now, studies show that EMS and TENS are equally effective at providing pain relief. However, studies also show that EMS and TENS together are more effective at pain relief than either EMS or TENS on their own.

Q: How can an EMS and TENS machine help you?

A: An EMS and TENS machine can help you in the following ways.

First, these machines improve muscle functions in the feet and legs.

Second, they strengthen calf, leg and feet muscles.

Third, they improve blood circulation in your feet and legs.

As a result, they alleviate aches and pain in the feet and legs.

Also, they make you less tired.

In addition, they help reduce swelling in your feet, ankles, or legs.

Furthermore, they help relieve tense and stiff feet, ankles, or legs.

Next, they help relieve painful conditions like joint pain, back pain, neck and shoulder pain.

Also, they help those having trouble sleeping due to pain.

In addition, they help relieve nerve pain and cramps

Moreover, the TENS body stimulator helps relax other parts of your body, such as the neck, arms, shoulders, back, lower back, waist, hips, feet, calves, ankle, and legs.

Incidentally, they help relieve stress.

Also, they can provide instant pain relief.

Finally, they help those with

Arthritis
Diabetics
Neuropathy
Plantar Fasciitis
Circulatory problems
Pins and needles
Restless Leg Syndrome

Q: How long should I use an EMS and TENS machine?

A: First, recommendations for the OSITO foot circulation machines is to use them continuously for a maximum of 25 minutes. Also, use them only once or twice a day. Meanwhile, the REVITIVE machine can be used daily for up to 30 minutes at a stretch.

Q: Who uses EMS and TENS machines?

A: The EMS and TENS machines are used by the following.

First, middle-aged adults.

Second, the elderly.

Third, people who stand for long periods of time.

Fourth, people who sit for long period of time.

Next, women who often wear high heels.

Also, active people who need to recover from exercise issues.

In addition, people who suffer from Restless Leg Syndrome.

Furthermore, people who suffer from swollen feet or legs.

Finally, people with lymphedema.

Q: Are there restrictions on using EMS and TENS machines?

A: First, do not use EMS and TENS foot stimulators if you have

A cardiac pacemaker,

Extreme cardiac irregularities,

An implanted defibrillator,

Implanted metal and electronic devices,

A abnormally high blood pressure,

A tendency toward internal bleeding,

Epilepsy.

Second, do not use on vital parts, such as carotid sinus nerves, across the chest, or across the brain.

Also, do not use if you are pregnant.

Finally, do not use if you are being treated for, or have the symptoms of an existing Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT.

Massage Chair FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

Massage Chair FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

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Massage Chair FAQ

Q: How can a chair massager help you?

A: Massage chairs help if you have back pain, chronic back pain, muscle pain or chronic muscle pain, or you are stressed. They provide comfort and relaxation. Some of the benefits are listed below.

First, it helps your muscles recover after a workout.

Second, the chair helps alleviate the pain from sore muscles.

Third, the chair helps reduce stress and anxiety.

Fourth, the chair relaxes you, and so helps you sleep better.

Also, it helps if you have lower back pain.

In addition, it helps decrease the pain from sciatica.

Furthermore, it improves blood circulation. As a result, the extremities get more oxygen.

Finally, it flushes out the free radicals and toxins in the lymphatic system.

Q: How long should you use a chair massager?

A: First and foremost, using your massage chair too much could be bad for you. In fact, excessive use is known to lead to muscle damage, inflammation, and bruised tissues.

Moreover, sitting in a massage chair for longer periods of time has no extra benefits. In fact, you get the most benefits when you use the massage chair for intervals as short as 2 minutes or as much as 15 minutes.

Indeed, 15 minutes is more than enough to comfort and relax your aching muscles or to reinvigorate you. On the other hand, using it more than 15 minutes can worsen existing injuries and pain or even cause new injuries from overuse.

Neck, shoulder or lower back pain: Use the massage chair three or four times a week.

Stress: Use your massage chair one to three times a week. However, you can always use the massage chair at times when you are too stressed out that it starts affecting your behavior and mood.

Meanwhile, use the chair’s timers to keep track of time and avoid overusing the massage chair.

Finally, according to orthopedic specialists, these massagers should be limited to one to two hours a week. Moreover, this duration depends on the following:

First, your age.

Second, your gender.

Third, the condition of your muscles.

Also, the health of your joints.

Lastly, if your days involve a lot of physical activity, these chairs help your body runs smoothly.

Q: Are massage chairs safe?

A: For the most part they are very safe. However, do not use them in the following situations.

First, if you have a pacemaker or other medical implants in your body.

Second, do not use longer than 30 minutes without a break.Third, if you have influenza, heart problem, fatal disease, abnormally bending spine, and serious foot blood circulation disorder.

Finally, if you are pregnant, menstruating or in poor physical condition.

However, if in doubt, always discuss with your medical provider before using these chairs.

Q: What precautions to take when using massaging chairs?

A: While these massage chairs are safe, there are precautions to consider. For example, to reduce risk of burns, fire, electric shock, or injury, follow the precautions listed below.

Electrical

First, always unplug the massage chair from the electrical outlet immediately after using and before cleaning.

Second, the massage chair should never be left unattended when plugged in. In fact, unplug the massage chair from the electric outlet when it is not used and before putting on or taking off parts.

Also, to disconnect, switch off the massage chair and remove the plug from outlet.

In addition, keep the cord away from heated surface, otherwise it may cause serious burns. Do not use over sensitive skin areas or in the presence of poor circulation.

Next, the massage chair must only be used with voltage specified on the marked label.

Furthermore, the massage chair is only to be used with the power supply unit that came with it.

Finally, never operate the massage chair if it has a damaged cord or plug, if it is not working properly, if it has been dropped or damaged, or if water fell on it. In fact, have the chair checked out.

Other

First, do not drop or insert any object into any opening of the chair.

Also, do not use the chair where aerosol (spray) products are being used or where oxygen is administered.

In addition, close supervision is necessary when the chair is used by children, invalids and the disabled or used near them to ensure that they do not misuse the chair.

Furthermore, the chair may have a heated surface. Consequently, persons insensitive to heat must be careful when using it.

Next, these chairs are not intended for persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or persons lacking experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of it by a person responsible for their safety.

Also, special attention should be given to components that wear easily and it's advised to replace defective components immediately and/or keep the chair out of use until repair.

Finally, use the massage chair only for its intended use as described in the manual.