Best Shiatsu Shoulder and Neck Massager

The best massager for pain around the neck or shoulders is one with a U-shape. Indeed, the U-shape wraps the massager around the back of the neck and shoulders. Consequently, it’s able to get directly to the source of your pain. Also, the U-shaped shiatsu shoulder and neck massager has pockets at the bottom for your lower arms. So, you can use these pockets to pull down the neck massager and increase pressure on your neck. Furthermore, the pressure may help relieve your pain.

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Best Shiatsu Shoulder and Neck Massager Reviews

First and foremost, the neck massagers, reviewed here, usually come with 8 massage nodes or balls that are made of hard plastic. Meanwhile, these nodes give you a deep kneading massage. Now, 3D, or 3-dimensional, neck massagers rotate the balls in clockwise and counterclockwise direction. Also, the balls move back and forth to dig into the body as a human massager would do.

Finally, in addition to kneading, these massagers use heat to provide relief.

Editor’s Choice

Resteck

Comparison of Shiatsu Shoulder and Neck Massagers

Massage Nodes or Balls

Resteck - 4 large, 4 small balls

Nekteck - 4 large, 4 small balls

Mo Cuishle - 8 balls

InvoSpa - 4 large, 4 small balls

MagicMakers - 8 variously sized balls

Certifications

Resteck - None reported

Nekteck - Underwriter Labs

Mo Cuishle - FDA

InvoSpa - None reported

MagicMakers - FDA

Warranty

Resteck - Lifetime

Nekteck - 18 months

Mo Cuishle - 3-years replacement warranty and 90-days money back guarantee

InvoSpa - None

MagicMakers - 3-years unpublished

A/A+ Feedback

Resteck - 90%

Nekteck - 89%

Mo Cuishle - 85%

InvoSpa - 85%

MagicMakers - 86%

1-5 Rating

Resteck - 5.0

Nekteck - 4.9

Mo Cuishle - 4.6

InvoSpa - 4.8

MagicMakers - 4.7

1. RESTECK

RESTECK - Massagers for Neck and Back with Heat

Best Shoulder, Neck massagers

Key Features

First, the Resteck massager has 8 deep tissue kneading massage nodes. By the way, the nodes consist of four large balls and 4 small balls. Moreover, these balls generate a 3D (3-dimensional) kneading massage by rotating in the ergonomic U-shaped massager.

Second, the nodes automatically switch, every minute, between clockwise and counterclockwise rotations. In fact, this mimics the motion of a human massager. Also, the direction of node rotation can be changed by pressing a button on the massager.

Third, it’s three selectable speed settings control massage intensity and is changed by pressing button on the massager.

Also, you can turn the heat off or on using a button on the massager.

By the way, the heat, at its highest, is 105 degrees Fahrenheit.

In addition, the massager automatically shuts down after 15 minutes. However, the massager can also be manually turned off using a button on the massager.

Furthermore, it has flexible straps that allow you to manually adjust massage pressure.

Next, it uses high-quality polyurethane leather.

Finally, it can be used for your neck, shoulders, back, glutes, legs, calves, and feet.

Other Features

First, it can be plugged into the car’s cigarette lighter or into a 120v or 220v electrical outlet.

Second, it weighs about 3.5 pounds.

Third, it comes with a leather bag to help carry and store the massager.

Finally, it comes with a lifetime warranty.

Benefits

First, the Resteck massager helps soothe aching muscles.

Second, it helps relieve stiff neck.

Third, it helps alleviate acute pain.

Also, it helps relieve sore muscles.

In addition, it provides relief when you are tired.

Finally, it helps relieve stress.

PROS

First, it comes with a lifetime warranty

2. Nekteck

Nekteck Shiatsu Neck and Back Massager with Soothing Heat - Nekteck Electric Deep Tissue 3D Kneading Massage Pillow for Shoulder, Leg

Key Features

First, the Nekteck massager has 8 shiatsu deep-kneading massage nodes. By the way, the nodes consist of four large balls and 4 small balls.

Second, the nodes automatically switch, every minute, between clockwise and counterclockwise rotations. In fact, this mimics the motion of a human massager. Also, the direction of node rotation is changed by pressing a button on the massager.

Third, it’s three selectable speed settings control massage intensity and is changed by pressing button on the massager.

Also, the massager uses infrared for transferring heat to warm muscles. Moreover, the heat can be turned on or off by pressing button on the massager.

By the way, the heat, at its highest, is 113 degrees Fahrenheit.

In addition, the massager automatically shuts down after 15 minutes. However, the massager can also be manually turned off using a button on the massager.

Furthermore, it has flexible straps that allow you to manually adjust massage pressure.

Next, it uses high-quality polyurethane leather that is easy to clean.

Also, it uses breathable mesh fabric that allows the heat to transfer to your body. However, if you find the heat too much, place a towel between the massager and your body.

Finally, it can be used on your neck, shoulders, lower and upper back.

Other Features

First, the massager is protected against overheating.

Second, it has an Underwriter Labs (UL) approved power adapter.

Third, it can be plugged into the car’s cigarette lighter or into a 110v or 240v electrical outlet.

Fourth, it is 15 inches long, 8 inches wide, and 7 inches deep.

Also, it weighs only 3 pounds.

Finally, it may come with a 18-month warranty.

Benefits

First, the Nekteck massager improves blood circulation.

Second, it helps relieve stiff neck.

Third, it helps you relax after a long day.

Also, it helps alleviate sore muscles.

In addition, it helps relieve tension in the upper back.

Furthermore, it offers relief when you are tired.

Finally, it helps relieve stress.

PROS

This massager generates 113 degrees Fahrenheit of infrared heat that penetrates deep into the muscles.

3. Mo Cuishle

Mo Cuishle Neck, Shoulder, Back Massager with Heat - Shiatsu Neck Massager - Deep Kneading Massage for Neck, Back, Shoulder, Waist, Leg, Feet

Key Features

First, the Mo Cuishle shiatsu shoulder and neck massager has 8 deep tissue kneading nodes. Also, these nodes provide a deep massage to your tissues and muscles.

Second, the nodes automatically switch, every minute, between clockwise and counterclockwise rotations. In fact, this mimics the motion of a human massager. Also, the direction of node rotation is changed by pressing a button on the massager.

Third, it’s three selectable speed settings (slow, medium, fast) control massage intensity and is changed by pressing button on the massager.

Also, you can turn the infrared heat off or on using button on the massager.

In addition, the massager automatically shuts down after 15 minutes. However, the massager can also be manually turned off using a button on the massager.

Next, it uses premium breathable mesh and polyurethane leather to deliver a very comforting experience.

Finally, it can be used on the neck, shoulders, upper back, lower back, waist, foot, calves, legs, and arms.

Other Features

First, the massager is protected against overheating.

Second, it can be plugged into the car’s cigarette lighter or into a 120v or 220v electrical outlet.

Third, it is 12 inches long, 7.28 inches wide, and 4.3 inches deep.

Next, it weighs about 3.1 pounds.

Also, it has FDA approval.

In addition, it is easy to carry anywhere you choose.

Next, it has a 90-day money back guarantee. In fact, you can return it for any reason.

Finally, it comes with a 3-year replacement warranty.

Benefits

First, the Mo Cuishle massager soothes and relaxes strained muscles due to either physical strain or mental stress.

Second, it helps ease tense muscles.

Third, the gentle heat helps improve blood circulation.

Also, it helps relieve body aches, pain, and cramps.

In addition, it relaxes tight muscles.

Furthermore, it helps eliminate pain in the spine, back, waist, and legs.

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

PROS

First, this massager generates infrared heat that penetrates deep into the muscles.

Also, it comes with a 3-year replacement warranty.

CONS

However, this massager only has one sized balls. Other massagers reviewed here use different sized balls for a better 3D massage.

4. InvoSpa

InvoSpa Massager - InvoSpa Shiatsu - InvoSpa Shiatsu Massager - InvoSpa Neck Massager - InvoSpa Back Neck and Shoulder Massager

Key Features

First, the InvoSpa massager has 8 massage roller balls. In fact, this shoulder massager comes with four big nodes and four small nodes to provide a 3D or 3-dimensional deep tissue massage.

Second, the nodes automatically switch, every minute, between clockwise and counterclockwise rotations. In fact, this mimics the motion of a human massager. Also, the direction of node rotation is changed by pressing a button on the massager.

Third, it’s three selectable speed settings (slow, medium, fast) control massage intensity that help relieve your muscle pain. Moreover, the speed settings are changed by pressing button on the massager.

Also, you can turn the infrared heat off or on using button on the massager.

In addition, the massager automatically shuts down after 15 minutes. However, the massager can also be manually turned off using a button on the massager.

Finally, it can be used on the neck, shoulders, upper back, lower back, waist, calves, legs, feet, and arms.

Other Features

First, it can be plugged into the car’s cigarette lighter or it can be plugged into a 120v or 220v electrical outlet.

Second, it is 46 inches long, 14 inches wide, and 7 inches deep.

Also, it weighs about 4.6 pounds.

In addition, it comes with a durable carry bag, making it easy to carry anywhere you choose.

Benefits

First, this massager helps ease tense muscles.

Second, the infrared heat helps improve blood circulation.

Also, it helps relieve sore muscles.

In addition, it helps release stress.

Furthermore, it helps you relax.

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

PROS

First, this massager generates infrared heat that penetrates deep into the muscles.

CONS

However, there is no warranty.

Also, no certifications have been mentioned.

5. MagicMakers

MagicMakers Neck Massager with Heat - Deep Kneading Back Massager - 3D Massage for Back, Neck, Shoulder, Waist, and Foot - Shiatsu Electric Neck, Shoulder, Back Massager

Key Features

First, the MagicMakers neck massager has 8 deep kneading massage nodes of different size. Moreover, these balls generate a 3D (3-dimensional) kneading massage by rotating in the ergonomic U-shaped massager.

Second, the nodes automatically switch, every minute, between clockwise and counterclockwise rotations. In fact, this mimics the motion of a human massager. Also, the direction of node rotation is changed by pressing a button on the massager.

Third, it’s three selectable speed settings control massage intensity and is changed by pressing button on the massager.

Also, you can turn the heat off or on using button on the massager.

By the way, the heat, at its highest, is 116 degrees Fahrenheit.

In addition, the massager automatically shuts down after 15 minutes. However, the massager can also be manually turned off using a button on the massager.

Next, it uses stretch fabric that is soft and durable. Consequently, you don’t need any other cloth to cushion the massager.

Finally, it can be used for your neck, shoulders, back, waist, and foot.

Other Features

First, the massager is protected against overheating.

Second, it can be plugged into the car’s cigarette lighter or into a 120v or 220v electrical outlet.

Also, it is whisper quiet (40 – 50 dB).

Next, it weighs about 3.3 pounds.

In addition, it has FDA and RoHS approvals.

Finally, there is a unpublished 3-year warranty that requires you to call MagicMakers.

Benefits

First, it helps relieve tense muscles.

Also, it offers relief when you are tired.

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

PROS

First, this massager is whisper quiet, generating only 40 – 50 dB of sound.

CONS

However, there is only an unpublished 3-year warranty that requires you to call MagicMakers.

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