Comparison of Therapeutic Pillows

Comparison of Therapeutic Pillows

Comparison of therapeutic pillows, reviewed elsewhere on this site, is shown in the table below. In fact, the table compares unique features characteristic of therapeutic pillows. For example, features characteristic of cervical pillows include its filler, pillow thickness, firmness, and their unique features.

Furthermore, similar features found in each type of therapeutic pillows, reviewed here, are excluded from the comparison table. Incidentally, use therapeutic pillows buyers guide and therapeutic pillows frequently asked questions for additional insight into the tables below.

Table Showing Comparison of Cervical Pillows

Cervical Pillow

Filler

Thickness

Firmness

Unique Features

A/A+ Feedback

1-5 Rating

1. Nature's Guest

Hypo-allergenic microfiber

5

Adjustable

Dip in the middle for back and stomach sleepers; side sleepers use thicker outer parts of pillow

70%

3.9

2. EPABO

Memory Foam

3.9" standard size

5.3" queen size

Cell

Contoured memory foam; cavity for head

 77%

4.2

3. MARNUR

Memory Foam

5.5" on left front

3.3" on right rear

Cell

Usable by back, side and stomach sleepers

 73%

4.0

Best Knee Pillows for Sleeping Helps Align Spine Hips to Relieve Hip Pain

Best Knee Pillows for Sleeping

A good sleeping posture not only helps you sleep well but also ensures that you wake up without pain or stiffness. In fact, a good sleep posture means that your knees, hips, spine, chest, shoulders, head and neck are all aligned. In addition to the mattress, the knee pillow helps you get that right sleeping posture. For instance, a knee pillow helps align the legs and hips with the spinal column.

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Knee Pillows Reviewed

First and foremost, these best knee pillows are only needed by those who prefer to sleep on their sides.

Editor’s Choice

5. Luna

Comparison of Best Knee Pillows

table comparing side-by-side knee pillows , that are reviewed below, will help you make a buy decision. Meanwhile, below is a list of these pillows listed in descending order of recommendations.

Luna

Everlasting Comfort

Cushy Form

Half Moon Bolster

ComfiLife

1.ComfiLife

ComfiLife Orthopedic Knee Pillow

Construction

ComfiLife Knee Pillow

First and foremost, the ComfiLife orthopedic knee pillow is one of the best knee pillow. In fact, it uses 100 percent premium quality high-density viscoelastic polyurethane foam. Moreover, the foam of this therapeutic pillow doesn’t go flat over time.

Cover - Pillow

Next, the pillow has a breathable zippered, easy to clean cover that ensures the pillow does not get warm. Furthermore, for easy cleaning, the cover can be cleaned in a washer machine.

Dimensions

In addition, the pillow is 9.8 inches long, 7.9 inches wide, and has a loft that is 6.3 inches high.

Features and Use

First, the contoured design keeps legs, hip, and spine in alignment while sleeping.

Next, the pillow improves circulation.

Also, the pillow provides relief from sciatica, back pain, knee pain, joint pain, and hip pain.

Furthermore, the pillow helps during pregnancy.

Finally, the memory foam knee pillow helps get comfortable sleep.

Guarantee

Most of all, the ComfiLife orthopedic knee pillow comes with a money back guarantee if not 100 percent satisfied.

Weight

Finally, the pillow weighs 12 ounces.

PROS

First of all, the ComfiLife orthopedic knee pillow uses 100 percent premium quality high-density viscoelastic polyurethane foam that doesn’t go flat over time.

Second, the pillow's breathable cover can be cleaned in a washer machine.

Finally, the ComfiLife pillow's contoured design helps keep legs, hips, and spine in alignment.

2. Half Moon Bolster

BeautifulLife Back Pain Relief Memory Foam Pillow - Half Moon Bolster Knee Pillow - Semi Roll Round Lumbar Leg Wedge

Construction

Beautiful Life Knee Pillow

First and foremost, the dual layer firm half moon bolster pillow uses 100 percent premium quality visco-elastic hypo-allergenic memory foam. Moreover, the foam of this therapeutic pillow doesn’t flatten out during the night. And, because the pillow is hypo-allergenic, it’s great for those who suffer from allergies when using pillows containing feathers.

Cover - Pillow

Next, the pillow uses a breathable organic cotton cover that is easy to clean in a washer machine.

Dimensions

In addition, the pillow is 20.5 inches long, 8 inches wide, and has a loft that is 4.5 inches high.

Features and Use

First, the pillow ensures alignment of spine and hips.

Also, this pillow is recommended by chiropractors, physical therapists, sports trainers, and doctors.

Next, the pillow is used as a between the leg spacer providing support for those preferring to sleep on their sides.

Also, the pillow can be tucked on the back side to keep those sleeping on their sides from rolling over.

Furthermore, the pillow can be used to elevate ankles for those preferring to sleep on their back and stomach. As a result, circulation improves and risk of getting varicose veins decreases.

In addition, the pillow can be used to provide under knee support for back sleepers.

Also, the pillow can be used for elevating legs while sleeping on your back.

The pillow can be used during recovery from knee or hip replacement surgery.

Also, the pillow can be used during pregnancy.

Most of all, the pillow supports and cushions the lower back, knees, hips, legs, or ankles.

Also, the pillow provides relief from neck, spine, back, hip, knee, and ankle stress.

In addition, the pillow relieves scoliosis, lower back and sciatic nerve pain.

Furthermore, the pillow provides lumbar support while sitting or reclining on a sofa, couch, or chair.

Finally, the pillow can be used while driving to provide back and lumbar support.

Guarantee

Most of all, the pillow has a no hassle, 100 percent lifetime money back guarantee.

Weight

Finally, the pillow weighs 14.4 ounces.

PROS

First and foremost, the half moon bolster pillow is made of 100 percent premium quality visco-elastic hypo-allergenic memory foam.

Also, the pillow has a breathable cotton cover that can be cleaned in a washer

Most of all the bolster pillow aligns the spine and hips.

CONS

However, it may be too long for some to use between the knees.

3. Cushy Form

Cushy Form Knee Pillow for Side Sleepers - Memory Foam Orthopedic Contour Wedge Leg Pillow

Construction

pillow for the knees

First and foremost, the contoured Cushy form knee pillow is made of 100 percent visco-elastic hypo-allergenic polyurethane foam that maintains its firmness. And, because this therapeutic pillow is hypo-allergenic, it’s great for those who suffer from allergies when using pillows containing feathers.

Cover - Pillow

Next, the pillow’s cover is removable and can be cleaned in a washing machine.

Dimensions

In addition, the knee pillow is 10 inches long, 8 inches wide, and has a loft that is 5.5 inches high on the ends, and 3.25 inches high in the middle, where the legs go.

Features and Use

First, pillow is designed for those preferring to sleep on their sides and during pregnancy.

Also, the pillow is recommended by physical therapists, doctors, sports trainers and chiropractors.

Next, the pillow encourages proper alignment of spine and hips.

Also, the therapeutic side sleeper body positioner encourages correct posture.

In addition, by providing proper spinal alignment and reducing pressure, the pillow eases back, leg, knee, ankle, hip joint and sciatic nerve pain.

Moreover, by properly aligning your spine and improving circulation, the pillow provides fast acting pain relief for arthritis, headaches, injuries, bursitis, sciatica, posture problems, and during pregnancy.

Next, the pillow can be used as knee spacer during pregnancy or recovery after surgery.

Also, the pillow assists with restless leg syndrome.

Most of all, the pillow adapts to the temperature in your surroundings. Consequently, it feels softer in warm environments and firmer in cold environments.

In addition, the pillow reacts to body heat becoming softer throughout the night.

Also, the pillow provides relief from hip bursitis and scoliosis.

Finally, the pillow comes with a free travel case.

Guarantee

Most of all, the pillow has a no hassle, 100 percent money back guarantee.

Weight

Finally, the knee pillow weighs 14.4 ounces.

PROS

First, the knee pillow uses 100 percent visco-elastic hypo-allergenic memory foam.

Also, the removable pillow cover can be cleaned in a washer.

Finally, the Cushy pillow feels softer when it’s warm and firmer when it’s cold.

4. Everlasting Comfort

Everlasting Comfort 100% Pure Memory Foam Knee Pillow with Adjustable and Removable Strap - Leg Pillow for Sleeping

Construction

Everlasting Comfort knee pillow

First and foremost, the Everlasting comfort knee pillow is made of 100 percent pure premium quality visco-elastic polyurethane foam with no additives. Also, this therapeutic pillow is equipped with a removable and adjustable hook-and-loop strap that keeps the knee pillow in perfect alignment between your legs even when you toss and turn or roll over while sleeping.

Cover - Pillow

Next, the breathable knee pillow cover is removable and can be cleaned in a washer.

Dimensions

In addition, the pillow is 10.5 inches long, 6 inches wide, and has a loft that is 8 inches high.

Features and Use

First, the Everlasting comfort knee pillow is designed for those preferring to sleep on their sides and use during pregnancy.

Also, the pillow’s orthopedic contour keeps the knees separated with ideal spacing and help align your legs, hips, and spine.

Next, the pillow provides relief and used as treatment for knee, hip, leg and thigh area, pelvis, lower back, lumbar and spine, arthritis, bursitis, joint and sciatic nerve pain.

Also, the pillow comes with a free travel case.

Finally, the pillow comes with two pairs of premium quality memory foam ear plugs with an industry leading NRR (Noise Reduction Rating) of 33, packed conveniently into a travel case.

Guarantee

Most of all, the Everlasting comfort knee pillow has a lifetime warranty. And, if anything goes wrong, the manufacturer will send a new pillow at no cost.

Weight

Finally, the pillow weighs 1.35 pounds.

PROS

First, the pillow uses 100 percent premium quality memory foam.

Second, the Everlasting knee pillow has an adjustable hook and loop strap to keep knee pillow in position between your legs.

Third, the pillow cover can be cleaned in a washer.

Finally, the pillow comes with a lifetime warranty – manufacturer will replace a faulty pillow at no cost.

5. Luna Orthopedic Knee Pillow

Construction

Luna orthopedic pillow

First, the contoured Luna orthopedic knee pillow is made of cooling gel and CertiPUR-US certified premium memory foam that regulates temperature, disperses heat, and promotes airflow. Also, the pillow contains hundreds of ventilation channels for maximum airflow. In addition, silky fibers add a fluffy feeling.

Cover - Pillow

Second, the pillow’s cover is Oeko-Tex certified and hypoallergenic. Incidentally, the knee pillow’s breathable cover is removable and machine washable in washer and dryer.

Dimensions

Third, the Luna knee pillow is 12.44 inches long, 10.28 inches wide, and 5.59 inches high on the ends.

Features and Use

Firstly, the Luna knee pillow is designed for side sleepers, and those who alternate between sleeping on the back and side. Also, it can be used during pregnancy.

Secondly, the pillow encourages proper alignment of back and spine.

Lastly, by properly aligning your spine and improving circulation, the pillow provides fast acting pain relief for sciatica, back pain, neck pain, leg pain, hip, pressure in the lower back, and joint pain.

Guarantee

Meanwhile, the Luna knee pillow has a no hassle, 100 percent money back guarantee within the first 100 days.

Weight

Finally, the Luna knee pillow weighs 13.4 ounces.

PROS

Firstly, the knee pillow is made of cooling gel.

Secondly, the hypo-allergenic, CertiPUR-US certified premium memory foam regulates temperature, disperses heat and promotes airflow.

Thirdly, it contains hundreds of ventilation channels for maximum airflow.

Lastly, the silky fibers give the pillow a fluffy feeling.

Therapeutic Pillows Buyers Guide

The therapeutic pillows buyer's guide gives you insight into therapeutic pillow's features.

Therapeutic Pillows FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Comparison of Lumbar Pillows for Sleeping

Comparison of Lumbar Pillows for Sleeping

Comparison of various types of lumbar pillows for sleeping, reviewed elsewhere on this site, are shown in the table below.

Furthermore, similar features found in each type of lumbar pillows, reviewed here, are excluded from the comparison table. Incidentally, use therapeutic pillows buyers guide and therapeutic pillows frequently asked questions for additional insight into the tables below.

Table Showing Comparison of Lumbar Pillows for Sleeping

Lumbar Pillow

4. TruContour

5. PandasPillow

Filler

Hypo-allergenic dust resistance memory foam

Memory foam

Thickness

Adjustable up to 3 inches

Ranges from 0.8 to 2 inches

Firmness

 

Not very firm

Cool

 

Memory foam injected with cooling gel

Warranty

Replaceable within 1 year

Standard

A/A+ Feedback

74%

79%

1-5 Rating

4.1

4.3

Best Lumbar Pillows for Sleeping Helps Relieve Hip Pain

Best Lumbar Pillows for Sleeping

A good sleeping posture not only helps you sleep well but also ensures that you wake up without pain or stiffness. In fact, a good sleep posture means that your knees, hips, spine, chest, shoulders, head and neck are all aligned. In addition to the mattress, lumbar pillows for sleeping, in a bed, help you get that right sleeping posture. For instance, a lumbar pillow helps align the lower back.

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Lumbar Pillows for Bed Reviewed

Editor's Pick

Lumbar Pillow: Pandaspillow for Sleeping

Comparison of Best Lumbar Pillows for Bed

table comparing side-by-side lumbar pillows for sleeping, that are reviewed below, will help you make a decision. Meanwhile, below is a list of these lumbar pillows listed in descending order of recommendations.

PandasPillow

TruContour

1. TruContour

TruContour Super Lumbar Pillow for Sleeping

lumbar pillow

Most of all, the TruContour super lumbar pillow helps improve spine posture, relieves strained back muscles, and ligaments. Moreover, this therapeutic pillow works in all three sleeping positions: back, side, and stomach.

Construction

First and foremost, the TruContour super lumbar pillow comes in two sizes; light lumbar and super lumbar. The light lumbar model provides a small to moderate degree of support. While, the super lumbar model provides a light to strong degree of support.

By the way, the height of the pillow is adjusted by adding or removing foam pads. Most noteworthy, the light lumbar pillow has two foam pads, while the super lumbar pillow has three foam pads.

Meanwhile, the foam pads have a rounded shape that fits the natural curve of the back and provides greater comfort. Next, the medical grade memory foam provides the right balance of support and comfort. Furthermore, the hypo-allergenic memory foam is dust resistant.

Cover - Pillow

Next, the extremely soft velour outer cover can be machine washed. Also, the outer cover has a highly breathable premium quality inner mesh liner.

Dimensions

In addition, the TruContour light lumbar pillow is 17 inches long, 8 inches wide, and has a loft that is 1.75 inches high. Meanwhile the TruContour super lumbar pillow is 24 inches long, 8 inches wide, and has a loft that is 3 inches high.

Features and Uses

These lumbar pillows are designed for back sleepers, those preferring to sleep on their sides, and those preferring to sleep on their stomach.

Guarantee

Most of all, TruContour guarantees they will replace the pillow within one year if anything should happen to the pillow.

Weight

Finally, the TruContour super lumbar pillow weighs 11.4 ounces.

PROS

First, anyone who sleeps on their back, stomach, or side can use the TruContour super lumbar pillow.

Meanwhile, adding or removing foam pads changes the pillow's height.

Also, the pillow uses hypo-allergenic memory foam.

Finally, the breathable cover cools the pillow.

2. Pandaspillow

Pandaspillow Cooling Lumbar Support Pillow for Sleeping

Lumbar Pillow

Most of all, the PandasPillow cooling lumbar pillow is not meant for those needing a lot of firmness due to their height and/or weight. In fact, this therapeutic pillow is designed for the average person that needs some support and firmness.

Construction

First and foremost, the PandasPillow cooling lumbar pillow is engineered to support the back. Also, the pillow adapts to the curvature of the spine when sleeping on your back, side or stomach. In addition, since most viscoelastic polyurethane foam pillows retain too much heat, the PandasPillow is made of memory foam that is infused with cooling gel.

Cover - Pillow

Next, the PandasPillow comes with a premium, hypo-allergenic, super-soft bamboo cover that is removable and can be machine washed.

Dimensions

In addition, the pillow is 23.5 inches long, 8.5 inches wide, and a loft that is 2 inches high at the highest point and 0.8 inches high at lowest point.

Features and Uses

The PandasPillow is designed for back sleepers, those preferring to sleep on their sides, and those preferring to sleep on their stomach.

Warranty

Furthermore, the PandasPillow cooling lumbar pillow has a standard warranty.

Weight

Finally, the pillow weighs 1 pound.

PROS

First of all, anyone who sleeps on their back, stomach, or side can use the PandasPillow.

Also, the memory foam contains heat dissipating cool gel.

Finally, the pillow has a washable hypo-allergenic bamboo cover.

CONS

Most of all, the pillow is designed for average person – not for anyone taller or heavier.

Therapeutic Pillows Buyers Guide

The therapeutic pillows buyer's guide gives you insight into therapeutic pillow's features.

Therapeutic Pillows FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Best Therapeutic Pillows for Cervical and Back Pain

Best Therapeutic Pillows for Cervical and Back Pain

A good sleeping posture not only helps you sleep well but also ensures that you wake up without pain or stiffness. In fact, a good sleep posture means that your knees, hips, spine, chest, shoulders, head and neck are all aligned. In addition to the mattress, therapeutic pillows like the cervical pillow help you get that right sleeping posture. For instance, a cervical pillow helps align your head with the spine.

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Cervical Pillows Reviewed

Editor's Pick

Cervical Pillow: EPABO Contour Pillow

Comparison of Best Cervical Pillows

table comparing side-by-side neck pillows, that are reviewed below, will help you make a decision. Meanwhile, below is a list of these cervical pillows listed in descending order of recommendations.

EPABO Contour Pillow

Nature's Guest

1. Nature's Guest

Nature's Guest Adjustable Cervical Pillow, Contour Pillow for Neck and Back Pain Relief - Used by Back and Side Sleepers

pillow for neck pain

Most of all, Nature's guest support pillows are firmer and designed with a center indentation to better support the neck. Meanwhile, those who prefer to sleep on their sides, use the two sides of the pillow. However, this therapeutic pillow is not recommended for anyone looking for a soft, fluffy pillow or a hi-loft pillow.

Construction

First and foremost, Nature's guest support pillow for neck pain implements a proven contoured pillow design that is based on input from chiropractors and orthopedics. Next, the dual zipper design makes it possible to adjust the firmness of the pillow in both the back (neck roll cushion) and side sleeping areas of the pillow. Especially relevant, the pillow filler uses premium quality, hypo-allergenic microfiber. Furthermore, the silk trim gusseted sides use a filler that provides increased air flow, which, in turn, promotes a cooler more restful sleep.

Cover - Pillow

Next, the Nature's guest pillow uses a premium hypo-allergenic ultra-luxurious 233 thread cotton fabric cover. As a result, there are no harsh chemical odors and there is no need to be concerned about skin allergies.

Dimensions

In addition, this cervical pillow for neck pain is 24 inches long, 16 inches wide, and a loft that is 5 inches high.

Features and Uses

First, the Nature's guest support pillow for neck pain provides optimal cervical support that maintains a proper head, neck and spinal alignment while you sleep.

Also, the gusseted edge design provides support for side as well as back sleepers.

Moreover, the gusseted edge allows you to effortlessly shift from back to side sleep positions.

Next, the cervical pillow’s firmness can be adjusted from soft to medium firmness by simply adjusting the amount of filling in both the neck roll area and the side sleeping areas of the pillow.

In addition, the filler provides cool, comfortable support, while relieving neck, shoulder, and back pain.

Finally, the cervical pillow for neck pain reduces neck, back, and shoulder pain while providing optimal cervical support that maintains proper head, neck, and spinal alignment.

Guarantee

Furthermore, if you are not satisfied, the pillow can be returned within 30 days with a full refund.

Weight

Finally, this cervical pillow for neck pain weighs about 4.8 pounds.

PROS

First, anyone who sleeps on their back, stomach, or side can use this pillow.

Next, the sleeper can effortlessly shift between sleeping on the back and sides.

Also, the filler in neck and side sleeping areas of the pillow adjustable for desired firmness.

2. EPABO

EPABO Contour Memory Foam Pillow - Orthopedic Sleeping Pillow - Ergonomic Cervical Pillow for Neck Pain - for Side Sleepers, Back and Stomach Sleepers

Construction

pillow for neck pain

First and foremost, the contour memory foam pillow contains breathable memory foam. Consequently, there is better air circulation to keep you cool and dry.

Also, the pillow case is made of hypoallergenic rayon/polyester. In fact, this proprietary blend feels silky soft and smooth while providing protection from dust mites. In addition, this premium fabric keeps you cool and comfortable throughout the night. Finally, all materials are chemical free.

Features

First, the proven contour design perfectly supports and aligns your head, neck, shoulder and back. However, some discomfort may be experienced during the first two weeks while your body is trying to adjust to the correct position.

Second, the pillow is for back sleepers, stomach sleepers, or side sleepers.

Third, to prevent the head from being in an elevated position when lying on the back or stomach, the pillow has a removable piece of 0.8 inches thick memory foam.

Also, the pillow case is machine washable. Simply, unzip the pillow case and remove the memory foam insides. In addition, this pillow for neck pain can be tumble dried.

Furthermore, it comes with 30-day full refund guarantee if not satisfied.

Dimensions

Next, the queen size EAPBO contour pillow is 24 inches long, 15 inches wide, and has a loft that is 4.8 inches on the front. However, without the removable piece, the loft is 4 inches high.

Refunds

Also, this pillow for neck pain has only the standard 30-day full refundable policy.

Weight

Finally, the pillow weighs 1.95 pounds.

PROS

First, this pillow for neck pain can be used by back, side, and stomach sleepers.

Second, the EPABO pillow is made of contoured memory foam.

Next, the pillow has a cavity to support your head.

Finally, the EPABO has an adjustable loft for stomach and back sleepers.

3. MARNUR Cervical Pillow

MARNUR Cervical Pillow Contour Memory Foam Orthopedic Pillow

Construction

MARNUR neck pillow

First and foremost, the orthopedic pillow is made of skin-friendly and breathable memory foam that inhibits growth of mold. Also, the memory foam rebounds slowly and has good resilience. Consequently, it keeps the shape of the contour pillow while properly supporting the head, neck, and shoulders while providing maximum comfort for sleeping.

Incidentally, the memory foam is wrapped in a rayon/polyester cover that prevents stains while prolonging the foam pillow’s life. In addition, the rayon/polyester cover keeps the foam clean and breathable.

Features

First, the pillow maintains the natural curve of the neck, with a cervical contour area to support the neck. Also, the center cavity helps to cradle the head for optimal support. In addition, the wedge extensions help to support the thoracic spine. Lastly, the special armrests allow you to relax your hands during sleep.

Second, the pillow can be used by back sleepers, stomach sleepers, or side sleepers.

Third, the high and low curved surfaces at both ends of the pillow provide a custom fit to satisfy the needs of many kinds of sleepers.

Also, the pillowcase is machine washable. Simply, unzip the rayon/polyester pillowcase and remove the memory foam.

Finally, it comes with the standard Amazon 30-day full refund guarantee if not satisfied.

Dimensions

Next, the MARNUR cervical pillow is 23.5 inches long, 14.5 inches wide, and has a loft that is 5.5 inches at one end, while a loft that is 3.3 inches at the other. So, you can choose to sleep on either side depending on which end is most comfortable.

Weight

Finally, the pillow weighs 3 pounds.

PROS

First, the pillow can be used by back, side, and stomach sleepers.

Second, the pillow is made of resilient memory foam.

Third, the pillow maintains the natural curve of the neck, with a cervical contour area.

Next, the pillow has a cavity to support the head.

Finally, the pillow has two different lofts at each end of the pillow giving you the option to choose the most comfortable side to use.

Therapeutic Pillows Buyers Guide

The therapeutic pillows buyer's guide gives you insight into therapeutic pillow's features.

Therapeutic Pillows FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Comparison of Knee Pillows for Sleeping

Comparison of Knee Pillows for Sleeping

Comparison of  knee pillows for sleeping, reviewed elsewhere on this site, is shown in the table below. Furthermore, similar features found in each knee pillow, reviewed here, are excluded from the comparison table.

Incidentally, use therapeutic pillows buyers guide and therapeutic pillows frequently asked questions for additional insight into the table below.

Table Showing Comparison of Knee Pillows

Best Knee Pillow

1. ComfiLife

2. Half Moon Bolster

3. Cushy Form

4. Everlasting Comfort

5. Luna

Filler

100 percent premium quality high-density memory foam

Premium (100 percent) quality visco-elastic hypo-allergenic memory foam

100 percent visco-elastic hypo-allergenic memory foam

100 percent pure premium quality memory foam

CertiPUR-US certified premium memory foam

Thickness

6.3 inches

4.5 inches

5.5 inches high on the ends, and 3.25 inches in the middle where the knees go

8 inches high on the narrow edges

5.59 inches high on the ends, and 3 inches in the middle where the knees go

Pillow cover

Breathable, zippered machine washable cover

Breathable and machine washable organic cotton cover

Pillow’s cover is removable and machine washable

Pillow cover is removable and machine washable

Pillow cover is Oeko-Tex certified and hypoallergenic. Also,  removable and machine washable

Unique Features

 

 

Feels softer in warm environments and firmer in cold environments

Removable and adjustable hook-and-loop strap around your legs

Cell

Warranty

Money back guarantee if not 100 percent satisfied

100 percent lifetime money back guarantee

100 percent money back guarantee

Lifetime warranty

100 percent money back guarantee within the first 100 days

A/A+ Feedback

77%

79%

79%

83%

83%

1-5 Rating

4.1

4.3

4.4

4.5

4.6

Massage Chair FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

Massage Chair FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Use massage chair FAQ or frequently asked questions to get insight into massage chairs, reviewed elsewhere on this site. Also, use with massage chair buyers guide and massage chair comparison table to find best massage chair for your needs.

Massage Chair FAQ

Q: What are a massage chair's benefits?

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, a massage chair concurrently massages wide areas of your body.

Second, it helps your muscles recover after a workout.

Third, the chair improves flexibility.

Fourth, the chair helps alleviate pain from sore muscles and sore feet.

Fifth, the chair helps reduce stress, tension, and anxiety.

Also, it reduces swelling.

In addition, the chair relaxes your whole body, and so helps you sleep better.

Furthermore, it helps if you have lower back pain.

Next, it helps decrease the pain from sciatica.

Also, 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.

Best Massage Chairs for Arms, Shoulders, Back, Hips, Legs, and Feet

Best Massage Chairs

Reviews full body home shiatsu massage chairs that massage multiple areas of your body concurrently for total relaxation, which helps you sleep well.

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Best Massage Chairs Reviews

Editor’s Choice

5. Real Relax Favor-05

Comparison of Best Massage Chairs

side-by-side comparison of massage chairs, that are reviewed below, will help you make a decision. Meanwhile, the list of these massage chairs, listed in descending order of recommendations is as follows:

Real Relax Favor-05

Real Relax Favor-03

SmartMassage Chairs

Kahuna SM-7300

Tinycooper

1. Real Relax Favor-03

Real Relax Massage Chair, Full Body Zero Gravity Shiatsu Recliner, Favor-03 Full Body Shiatsu Massage Chair Recliner

Key Features

full body massage chair

First, this home massage chair massages the neck, shoulders, back, arms, waist, hips, legs, and feet.

Second, like the more expensive massage chairs, this massage chair has similar features, such as:

Zero gravity massage chair design
Heat
Vibration
Full body airbags, and
Foot rollers

Now, the Real Relax massage chair recliner includes an exclusive armrest linkage system and embedded arm clip providing pulse-type airbag extrusion massage.

Next, the Zero Gravity massage chair creates a surround space capsule evenly across the whole of the chair giving you a professional massage experience.

Full Body Shiatsu Massage

Meanwhile, the massage chair gives you a full body shiatsu massage.

First, there are eight neck and back massage rollers inside the backrest. Moreover, these rollers rotate in the same physical location instead of going up and down the back. So, to massage more of your back, you will need to move your upper body sideways. However, this depends on the width of the chair. And it requires an effort on your part.

Second, there are 50 airbags physically located to provide air compression massage to shoulders, arms, back, waist, hips, seat, calves, and sides of feet.

Third, to relieve tense feet or pain, rollers massage the bottom of feet.

Also, the built-in waist heaters improve blood circulation around the waist.

In addition, the seat includes a vibration device to provide a vibration massage.

Consequently, the squeezing massage bags and vibrations massage the seat. By the way, these vibrations also vibrate and massage the hips.

Finally, heaters supply heat to the feet.

Remote Controller

Now, use the tethered smart remote controller so that the rollers and airbags massage different parts of the body. By the way, the smart remote controller has advanced high definition VFD display screen.

Meanwhile, the wired smart remote controller provides six auto modes:

First, you can select one of the four auto programs: sleep, mild, relaxing, and strong representing four kinds of massage intensities. Also, you can set every program's massaging speed and strength.

Second, pressing the “Zero Gravity” button on the remote causes the massage chair to recline. Moreover, you can use the remote to adjust the reclining angle up and down.

Next, select the manual program, if you want to massage parts of your body independently.

Also, the timer can be set to provide a massage for 15, 20, 25, and 30 minutes.

Finally, the 3 levels of roller speeds and the 3 levels of the airbag's compression strength are adjustable.

Other Features

First, the full body massage chair’s footrest is adjustable to accommodate anyone whose height is between 5.2 to 6.1 feet.

Second, the back of the chair can be adjusted up and down.

Third, in the upright position, the chair is 29.9 inches wide, 49 inches high, and 53 inches deep.

Fourth, in the zero gravity or recline position, the home massage chair is 29.9 inches wide, 31 inches high, and 66.9 inches deep.

Fifth, the seat cushion is 21.6 inches wide and 16.9 inches deep.

Also, the back cushion is 33.4 inches deep.

In addition, the footrest is 11.8 inches high, 5.12 inches wide, and 10.6 inches deep.

Furthermore, the chair can be used by anyone weighing less than 440.9 pounds.

Next, the full body massage chair is powered from a 120-volt 60 Hz electrical outlet.

Also, you can link your cell phone to the chair’s Bluetooth player and listen to music while massaging.

In addition, assembling the chair takes about 30 minutes.

Incidentally, the home massage chair has two wheels that make it easy to move.

Finally, the chair comes with a three year warranty.

PROS

First, eight fixed rollers massage parts of your back. Also, two rollers massage your feet.

Second, 50 airbags provide compressed air massage to shoulders, arms, back, waist, hips, seat, calves, and sides of feet.

Third, the waist and feet get a heat massage.

Finally, chair has a Bluetooth player that links to your mobile device.

2. SmartMassageChairs

Full Body Electric Zero Gravity Shiatsu Massage Chair from SmartMassageChairs

Key Features

Heat and Bluetooth

First, this shiatsu massage chair massages the neck, shoulders, arms, back, waist, hips, legs, and feet.

Second, the ergonomic massage chair has an armrest linkage system design allowing arms to feel comfortable while reclining.

Finally, pressing the Zero Gravity button, on the remote controller, causes the chair to fully recline with feet higher than the heart. As a result, the heart has less work to do.

Full Body Shiatsu Massage

Meanwhile, this home massage chair gives you a full body shiatsu massage.

First, there are eight rollers inside the backrest. Moreover, these rollers rotate in the same physical location instead of going up and down the back. So, to massage more of your back, you will need to move your upper body sideways. However, this depends on the width of the chair. And it requires an effort on your part.

Second, the airbags massage shoulders, arms, hips, calves, and feet.

Third, foot rollers massage the bottom of feet to relieve sore feet. By the way, the roller massage speed can be adjusted.

Also, the built-in waist heaters provide a warm massage to the waist and promotes blood circulation.

In addition, the seat includes a vibration device to provide a vibration massage.

Consequently, the squeezing massage airbags and vibrations massage the seat. By the way, these vibrations also vibrate and massage the hips.

Remote Controller

First, you can select from among six preset auto massage modes. By the way, each mode provides a different massage combination.

Also, the remote controller allows you to choose massage method, specific parts of body to massage, adjust roller speeds, and airbag strength.

In addition, the remote controller is used to start a 15-minute timer.

Finally, the rollers massage speed and the airbag’s compression strength can be adjusted using the remote controller.

Other Features

First, the shiatsu massage chair’s footrest can be extended up to 4.3 inches to accommodate tall users.

Second, in the upright position, the chair is 30 inches wide, 46 inches high, and 57 inches deep.

Third, the home massage chair can be used by anyone weighing less than 380 pounds.

Fourth, the chair can be used by anyone up to 6.1 feet in height.

Fifth, the shiatsu massage chair is powered from a 110-volt 60 Hz electrical outlet.

Also, you can link your cell phone to the chair’s Bluetooth music player and listen to music while massaging.

In addition, it’s easy to assemble the chair.

Incidentally, the 175 pounds chair has two wheels that make it easy to move.

Finally, the shiatsu massage chair comes with a 3-year warranty.

PROS

First, eight fixed rollers massage parts of your back. Also, rollers massage bottom of your feet.

Second, airbags massage shoulders, arms, hips, calves, and feet.

Third, heaters provide warm massage to the waist.

Fourth, vibration massage in the seat also vibrates the hips.

Finally, you can listen to your mobile device using the chair's Bluetooth player.

3. Tinycooper

Tinycooper Massage Chairs by Ootori, Zero Gravity Massage Chair, Full Body Massage Chair, Sinoluck Ootori Massage Chair

Key Features

Ootori

First, this full body massage chair massages the neck, shoulders, back, arms, buttocks or seat, thigh, calf, and feet.

Second, like many expensive full body massage chairs, this massage chair has similar features, such as:

Zero gravity massage chair design
Heat
Vibration
Full body airbags, and
Foot rollers

Third, the Zero Gravity massage chair reclines so your legs are higher than the heart. As a result, there is reduced strain on your cardiac muscle. Consequently, the heart efficiently delivers energizing oxygen throughout the body, providing relief to tired, sore muscles and other health benefits. By the way, the chair’s incline ranges from 95 to 145 degrees.

Full Body Shiatsu Massage

Meanwhile, the full body massage chair gives you a full body shiatsu massage.

First, there are eight massage rollers inside the backrest. Moreover, these rollers rotate in the same physical location instead of going up and down the back. So, to massage more of your back, you will need to move your upper body sideways. However, this depends on the width of the chair. And it requires an effort on your part.

Second, there are 32 airbags physically located to provide air compression massage to shoulders, arms, seat, calves, and feet.

Third, in the manual mode, you can turn on and off airbags in any region.

Also, the air pressure detection sensor ensures that no part of the body will be over compressed.

Next, to relieve tense feet or pain, foot rollers massage the bottom of feet.

Also, two carbon fiber heating pads located in the lumbar area help dilate blood vessels of the muscles surrounding the lumbar spine. Consequently, blood circulation improves throughout the body. Furthermore, the increased blood circulation improves the flow of oxygen and nutrients to muscles, helping to heal damaged tissue. Meanwhile, the infrared wavelengths equals human body wavelengths to allow better heat absorption and promote faster metabolism.

In addition, the seat includes a vibration device to provide a vibration massage. Indeed, the soothing vibrations detoxify, stimulate, and relax the surface tissue to promote better blood circulation in the groin.

Finally, the foot rollers roll forward and backward to soothe your soles and heel.

Remote Controller

First, the 3 levels of roller speeds and the 3 levels of the airbag’s compression strength are adjustable using the remote controller. By the way, the 3 strength levels range from strong to gentle.

Also, the remote controller is used to start a 15-minute timer.

Other Features

First, the chair’s footrest can be extended up to 4.33 inches by pushing down. Might be easier to do this when the chair is in an inclined position.

Second, this full body massage chair can be used by anyone up to 6 feet in height.

Third, in the upright position, this home massage chair is 30.3 inches wide, 45.3 inches high, and 47.3 inches deep.

Fourth, in the zero gravity or recline position, the chair is 30.3 inches wide, 29.5 inches high, and 70.9 inches deep.

Fifth, the chair can be used by anyone weighing less than 287 pounds.

Also, there is one air pump and 5 motors.

In addition, the chair is powered from a 120-volt 60 Hz electrical outlet.

Furthermore, assembling the chair takes about 30 minutes.

Incidentally, the 151 pound chair has two wheels that make it easy to move.

Finally, the chair comes with a 3-year warranty that guarantees the qualified product will be replaced or repaired, without cost to you. Also, they offer an additional warranty to extend the length of time.

PROS

First, eight fixed rollers massage parts of your back. Also, foot rollers roll back and forth to massage your feet.

Second, 32 airbags provide air compression massage to shoulders, arms, seat, calves, and feet. Meanwhile, air pressure detection sensor prevents over compression.

Third, seat has vibration massage.

Finally, infrared heat helps blood circulation in the hips.

CONS

However, it doesn't have a Bluetooth player like some of the others reviewed here.

4. Kahuna SM-7300

Top Performance Kahuna Superior Massage Chair SM-7300

Key Features

Rollers move over back

First, this home massage chair massages the neck, shoulders, arms, back, hips, buttocks, legs, and feet.

Second, the Zero Gravity massage chair helps spread your weight across the chair. Consequently, this relieves stress on the body and allows for a deeper, more intense massage experience. Furthermore, the reduction of stress on your body is very effective. Also, when you are fully reclined, and your legs are higher than your heart, the heart doesn’t have to work so hard.

Third, this home massage chair includes massaging techniques like kneading, tapping, knocking, tapping & knocking, and shiatsu massage. Also, these techniques can be used either on the whole body, selected areas of the body, or specific points of the body.

Finally, the LED lights on the side of the chair cast a cool relaxing tone of color on the surroundings. As a result, there is a better atmosphere for the massage.

Full Body Massage

Meanwhile, the massage chair gives you a full body massage.

First, this chair follows the curvature of the spine from neck to lower back and down to the buttocks. Consequently, it provides an effective massage using the SL-track technology with a 6-wheel roller system. Also, the extended SL-track uses two additional rollers to perform precise and unique massage techniques. Therefore, along with the ability to change the width between the rollers using the remote controller, extensive areas of your back can get massaged.

Second, these specially designed rollers have acupoint bumps. Consequently, they increase the massaging effect to make you feel more rejuvenated and get more blood flowing through your body.

Third, the chair uses triple air cells for massaging the hips.

Also, the chair has acupressure points on the arm massage area to enhance the arm massage.

In addition, the chair uses dual air-cells that inflate and wrap around the sides of your calves and top of your feet.

Finally, the chair uses scraping, rolling and kneading to massage the feet.

Auto Programs

Now, the wired remote controller lets you select from nine auto programs. For example, you can select one of these five auto programs.

First, yoga stretching is light stretching that warms up and loosen your muscles.
Second, the fast recovery program uses sports massage therapy to help muscles recover.
Third, the pain relief program relieves muscle aches using several techniques.
Next, the relaxation program provides a soft, gentle massage that quickly relaxes muscles.
Finally, the athlete program aids in recovery of sore and tense muscles.

Or, you can select one of these four special programs.

First, the office person program targets the neck and shoulders.
Second, the golfer program concentrates on the lower back, hips, and legs.
Third, the senior program provides a gentler and comforting body massage.
Lastly, the dynamic sport program provides an overall massage that refreshes you.

By the way, an acupoint detection system helps custom fit the massage to the body.

Remote Controller

Meanwhile, the remote controller can also be used for the following.

First, select one of the three roller speeds.

Second, select one of the three widths between rollers.

Third, select one of the airbag’s five compression intensities.

Also, pressing the “Zero Gravity” button causes the massage chair to recline.

In addition, you can set areas of the body that the rollers massage. For example, the areas include the whole back, or partial areas of the back, or fixed locations on the back.

Next, you can set air massage for the whole body, or upper, middle, or lower parts of the body.

Also, the timer can be set for either a 10, 20, or 30, minute massage.

In addition, you can select between two foot roller speeds.

Finally, you can select between scraping, rolling and kneading foot massages.

Other Features

First, the chair can be used by anyone up to a height of 6 feet 5 inches tall.

Second, the seat is 21 inches wide and the shoulder area is 24 inches wide.

Third, in the upright position, the chair is 28 inches wide, 47 inches high, and 48 inches deep.

Fourth, in the zero gravity or recline position, the chair slides forward while reclining. As a result, the chair only needs to be placed so that it’s back is only 3 inches away from a wall.

Fifth, the footrest can be extended up to 12 inches to accommodate someone who is 6 feet 5 inches tall.

Also, the chair can be used by anyone weighing less than 320 pounds.

In addition, the chair is powered from a 110 or 120-volt 50 or 60 Hz electrical outlet.

Finally, the chair comes with a 2-year warranty that covers all parts and labor cost. Also, they offer on-site repair services. However, the warranty does not cover shipping expenses. In addition, the warranty does not cover normal wear and tear. For example, it does not cover velcro, zippers, or tears in any fabric or leather covering because of abuse. Also, they do not cover if the product has been damaged physically or intentionally. And, the warranty does not cover customer’s accidents or neglect such as stains, fluids, mold, water damage, animal damage, cuts, and burns.

PROS

First, this home massage chair can give you kneading, tapping, knocking, tapping and knocking, and shiatsu massages.

Second, six rollers, with acupoint bumps, massage you while they travel the length of your back from the neck to the buttocks. Also, there are two other rollers for precise and unique massages.

Third, triple air cells massage the hips.

Fourth, the chair provides scraping, rolling, and kneading massages to the bottom of your feet.

Also, the chair uses dual air-cells that inflate and wrap around the sides of your calves and top of your feet.

In addition, acupressure points massage the arms.

Finally, this home massage chair does not take up more space in the Zero Gravity incline position.

CONS

On the other hand, a heat massage is an option.

Also, the seat does not provide a vibration massage.

In addition, it doesn't have a Bluetooth player like some of the others reviewed here.

Finally, it comes with a 2-year warranty while others reviewed here come with a 3-year warranty

5. Real Relax Favor-05

Real Relax Massage Chair, Full Body Zero Gravity Shiatsu 3D Robots Hands S Track Recliner, Favor-05

Key Features

rolling massage in backrest

First, this home massage chair massages the shoulders, arms, back, hips, calves, and feet.

Second, this massage chair has features, such as:

Zero gravity design
Heat
Vibration
Full body airbags
3D robot back rollers, and
Foot rollers

Third, the Real Relax massage chair recliner includes an exclusive armrest linkage system that can keep your arm in the armrest with airbags all the time during Zero Gravity.

Finally, this chair provides six massage techniques

Kneading and massage
Walking and finger pressing
Light kneading and beat
Knock and beat
Shiatsu and pressing
Rolling and pushing

Full Body Massage

Meanwhile, this home massage chair gives you a full body massage.

First, the four 3D robot hand rollers move from neck to waist following the S track in the backrest. Therefore, along with the ability to change the width between the rollers using the remote controller, extensive areas of your back can get massaged.

Second, you get a full body air massage with 50 physically co-located airbags providing air compression massage to shoulders, arms, hips, calves, and feet.

Third, to relieve tense feet or pain, two foot rollers, in each foot, massage the bottom of feet. Moreover, these foot rollers provide a Thai type scrapping massage to relieve foot stress and improve sleep.

Also, the built-in waist and buttock heaters provide a warm massage and improve blood circulation.

Finally, the seat includes a vibration device to provide a vibration massage. By the way, the seat vibration can be turned on or off from the remote.

Remote Controller

Now, this home massage chair's wired smart remote controller lets you control the massage chair’s capabilities such as the six auto programs or modes.

First, pressing the “waist” button on the remote causes the chair to rock. Consequently, the chair repeatedly moves from upright to inclined and back to upright position. As a result, your body relaxes.

Second, pressing a “Zero Gravity” button on the remote moves the chair into the zero-gravity position.

Third, pressing the “stretch” button, on the remote, moves the chair into the back Thai yoga stretching position.

Meanwhile, the other four programs include relax, strong, Chinese and Thai.

Also, the timer can be set to provide a massage for 15 minutes.

Finally, the three 3D roller speeds, three width spacings between rollers in the back, and the airbags three compression intensities are adjustable with the remote.

Other Features

First, the home massage chair’s footrest can be extended by 2.5 inches to accommodate anyone up to a height of 6.1 feet.

Second, in the upright position, the chair is 29.92 inches wide, 43.7 inches high, and 57.4 inches deep.

Third, the chair can be used by anyone weighing less than 400 pounds.

Fourth, the chair is powered from a 110/120-volt 60 Hz electrical outlet.

Fifth, this chair is approved by the FDA.

Also, you can link your cell phone to the chair’s Bluetooth music player with Hi-Fi speakers and listen to music while massaging.

In addition, the delivered chair is nearly 99 percent assembled.

Furthermore, the chair weighs 230 pounds.

Incidentally, the chair has two wheels, in the back, that make it easy to move.

Finally, the chair comes with a three year warranty.

PROS

First, 50 physically co-located airbags provide air compression massage to shoulders, arms, hips, calves, and feet.

Second, four rollers massage while they travel the length of your back from the neck to the waist. Also, two rollers in each foot provide Thai type scraping massage to your feet.

Third, the massager has six massage techniques.

Fourth, a heat massage to the waist.

Fifth, a vibration massage in the seat.

Finally, the chair has a Bluetooth player that links to your mobile device.

Massage Chair Buyers Guide

The massage chair buyer's guide give you more insight into the chair's features. 

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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.

Finally, get a back stretcher that allows you to adjust the curvature of the stretcher. So, when you first start out, you can start with a smaller curvature. And, as your back muscles becomes more flexible, you can increase the curvature to increase intensity. Also, on days when your back muscles are too stiff, you can use the back stretcher with a smaller curvature.


Best Back Stretchers for Back Pain

Best Back Stretchers for Back Pain

Back stretchers, also referred to as a back stretching device, back muscle stretcher, or lumbar stretcher are an effective way to relieve 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.

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6. Back Stretcher

Comparison of Best Back Stretchers

side-by-side comparison of best back stretchers, reviewed below, will help you make a decision. Meanwhile, the list of these back stretchers, in descending order of recommendations are as follows:

Back Stretcher

Back Stretching Device

SOLIDBACK Stretcher

Soft Touch Back Stretcher

ChiFit Acupressure

CHISOFT Spine Stretcher

1. SOLIDBACK Stretcher

SOLIDBACK Lower Back Pain Relief Treatment Stretcher

Key Features

back stretchers

First, the SOLIDBACK’s nodes create acupressure on the back.

Second, the high quality extra hard dense EVA foam is soft to the touch. Yet, it is hard and dense so that it is not crushed by your weight.

In fact, the unique spiky arc shaped design effectively reaches deep and stretches you upper and lower back muscles completely. Moreover, the contour along the center was designed specifically to help align the spinal cord.

Next, it is 12 inches long, 11.3 inches wide, and 3.7 inches to the top of the arc.

Moreover, it can be used by anyone up to 300 pounds.

Also, it is recommended for anyone whose height is between 5 feet 4 inches to 6 feet.

In addition, it weighs only 1.2 pounds.

By the way, use the SOLIDBACK for 5 minutes per session.

Finally, you get 100 percent refund guarantee.

Benefits

First, it is used for sciatica nerve pain.

Second, it can be used for spinal stenosis.

Third, the SOLIDBACK can be used for correcting your posture.

Next, it is used for chronic lumbar support.

Also, it can be used for a herniated disc.

In addition, the SOLIDBACK is used for a stiff back.

Furthermore, it can be used to relieve upper or lower back pain.

Finally, the SOLIDBACK can be used to relieve neck pain.

PROS

First, the acupressure points reaches deep and stretches your upper and lower back muscles.

Also, there is a special area in the middle for the spine.

In addition, this stretcher covers nearly the entire width of your back. Consequently, it benefits more of your back.

Finally, you get a 100 percent refund guarantee.

CONS

However, the arc is fixed.

2. Back Stretching Device

Multi-Level Back Stretching Device - Back Massager - Lumbar Support Stretcher

Key Features

back stretchers

First, the stretching device is lightweight but sturdy.

Second, it is made of premium quality ABS plastic.

Third, it can be used as a back and shoulder massager.

Next, the device stretches muscles.

Also, device is adjustable to create three arc shapes. Consequently, you have a choice of stretching intensity.

Moreover, it can be used by anyone weighing up to 331 pounds.

Also, it is 14 inches long, 10 inches wide. Moreover, at its highest point, the top of the arc is 4.7 inches high.

In addition, it weighs 1.25 pounds.

By the way, use the lumbar stretcher for up to 10 minutes per session.

Also, it works best when used on a hard floor.

Finally, there is no return policy.

Benefits

First, it is used for sciatica nerve pain.

Second, it can be used for spinal stenosis.

Third, the lumbar stretcher can be used for correcting your posture.

Next, it is used for chronic lumbar support.

Also, it can be used for a herniated disc.

In addition, the lumbar stretcher relieves muscle pain, such as chronic back pain, and stress.

Furthermore, it can used to relieve Spinal and Back Pain.

PROS

First, this device has three adjustable stretch positions. At its most intense, the arc reaches maximum arc height of 4.7 inches from the floor. Consequently, you have a choice of stretching intensity to fit your needs.

Also, it has a smooth surface, made of ABS material and foam for the spine area.

Finally, it has a surface with acupuncture massage points for the back muscles.

CONS

However, there is no return policy other than the standard Amazon policy.

3. ChiFit Acupressure

ChiFit Back Pain Relief - Acupressure Back Stretcher

Key Features

back stretchers

First, the ChiFit Acupressure back stretcher has three adjustable stretch positions.

Second, it has two stretch surfaces. One with spiky acupressure points, and another a smooth surface without the spiky acupressure points.

Third, it is made of high-grade ABS and PP materials.

Next, it is 15.25 inches long, 6.25 inches wide at one end and 10 inches wide at the other end. Meanwhile, the apex is 4.25 inches high.

Moreover, it can be used by someone who weighs 315 pounds.

By the way, the stretcher can be used one or two times a day from 5 to 10 minutes per session.

Finally, being lightweight, it is easy to take with you.

Benefits

First, it is used for sciatica nerve pain.

Second, the ChiFit can be used for correcting your posture.

Third, it relaxes your back.

Next, it relieves aching muscles.

Also, the ChiFit helps relieve lumbar, back, neck, or shoulder pain.

In addition, lumbar traction causes tense muscles to relax.

Furthermore, it decompresses the back and spine.

Next, it helps relieve herniated, compressed or bulged discs in the vertebrae.

Also, it helps relieve pinched nerves.

Furthermore, it helps realign the spine.

Finally, it helps you get relief from degenerated nerves.

PROS

First, it has three adjustable stretch positions.

Second, it has a spiky acupressure surface for back muscles.

Finally, it has a smooth central band for the spinal area.

4. CHISOFT Spine Stretcher

CHISOFT Lower Back Stretching Device - Magnet Therapy - Lumbar Traction

Key Features

back stretchers

First, the three arched level design lets you adjust the stretcher to get the desired stretch. In fact, the apex of the three arched levels are 3.25, 3.85, and 4.5 inches high corresponding to the three arc angles of 15, 35, and 50 degrees.

Second, this lower back stretcher has a detachable comfy silicon cover.

Third, it provides magnetic and acupressure therapy.

Next, the acupressure knobs provide a deep massage to muscles and tendons to relieve chronic pain.

Also, it is 15 inches long, 9 inches wide at one end and 7.5 inches wide at the other end.

In addition, this lumbar stretcher supports up to 200 pounds of back weight.

Finally, being lightweight, it is easy to take with you.

Benefits

First, the upgraded CHISOFT spine stretcher with comfy cover helps release tension in the lower back.

Second, the stretcher temporarily helps relieve sciatica pain.

Third, it helps correct poor posture.

Next, it helps improve flexibility of your back with the three adjustable arches.

Finally, magnetic therapy helps improve blood circulation, cellular metabolism and repairs.

PROS

First, it has three adjustable stretch positions.

Second, it provides both magnetic and acupressure therapy.

Also, the stretch surface has acupressure points for back muscles.

Finally, it has a detachable comfy silicon cover.

5. Soft Touch Back Stretcher

Key Features

stretcher illustrated
First, the Soft Touch comes with two massage balls for relieving back pain.

Second, it uses firm EVA foam for stretching the back.

Third, it is both washable and rinseable.

Next, the firm acupressure foam nubs or points stretch and knead tense back muscles.

Also, it is 11 inches long, 11 inches wide and 6 inches at its apex.

In addition, it weighs only 10.1 ounces.

Moreover, there is no limit on user weight.

Next, it is lightweight. Consequently, it is easy to use and move.

By the way, use the stretcher for up to 10 minutes a day.

Finally, use it on a hard floor. In fact, using it on a bed lessens its effectiveness

Benefits

First, it is used for sciatica nerve pain.

Second, it can be used for spinal stenosis.

Third, the stretcher can be used for correcting your posture.

Next, it can be used to get relief from pain in the back or neck.

Finally, it loosens tight lumbar and thoracic back muscles.

PROS

First, the Soft Touch contains EVA foam.

Also, it is washable.

In addition, it comes with two massage balls.

Furthermore, the firm acupressure foam nubs or points stretch and knead tense back muscles.

Also, this stretcher covers nearly the entire width of your back.

Finally, there is a special area for the spine.

CONS

However, the arc cannot be adjusted to provide different stretch intensities.

6. Back Stretcher

North American Health + Wellness Back Stretcher

Key Features

First and foremost, this stretcher is used for back and neck therapy. Also, it is used as a back stretcher.

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First, the stretcher is used for back and neck therapy.

Second, it is used as a back stretcher.

Third, it is padded for firm, comfortable support.

Next, it gently stretches and relaxes muscles.

Also, it is 11 inches long, 4 inches wide, and 2.75 inches thick. Moreover, at its highest point, the arc is 3 to 4 inches high.

Moreover, it can be used by anyone up to 250 pounds.

By the way, used the stretcher for 5 minutes a session.

Next, the material is soft vinyl covering the foam.

Finally, it is best used on a hard floor. While, it could be used on a bed, its not as effective.

Benefits

First, the stretcher helps relieve pressure.

Second, it helps relieve aches and pains.

Also, it increases flexibility.

Finally, it helps improve posture.

PROS

First, the stretcher has a smooth surface for the back muscles.

Also, there is a special area for the spine.

CONS

However, the arc cannot be adjusted to provide different stretch intensities.

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