We all have that one friend who, once-in-a-while takes on the role of a massager and gives your neck and shoulders a rather unpleasant massage. In fact, after their so-called ‘massage’, it turns out, that you actually need a massager to ease the pain.
A neck and shoulder massager is unlike the other different types of massagers. It is a very simple looking appliance, yet very effective in its function. Such massagers are more often than not used for medical purposes by patients who have shoulder and neck issues.
However, they aren’t priced too high and anyone who feels that they could benefit from this, should pay more attention to the following paragraphs.
If you are purchasing it for some medical rehabilitation, it’s best to consult your doctor. However, for the rest of the people, these are some guidelines you can follow:
Comfort and convenience: A common fact that everybody can agree on is that life-jackets aren’t particularly comfortable to wear. The massager we are talking about in this article, looks very similar to a life jacket. It’s design perse, is very similar. The use of it however, is primarily for medical purposes. Therefore, the added incentive of comfort. Before purchasing one make sure that the massager isn’t too tight, or too loose, or something that will cause you inconvenience in the future.
As unique a commodity it might seem to you, these massagers are available in abundance. Down below, we have given five examples of shoulder and neck massagers, along with some relevant information about them.
Best Neck and Shoulder Massager for personal use in India:
#1.JSB HF71 Neck Shoulder Pain Massager:
Although the massager is meant to be used for the shoulder and neck region, JSB have designed the product in such a way that, it can also be used for pains felt in the back, hips and thigh regions as well.
The functions that give it the massager like qualities are: kneading, heat and balls. One can adjust the massager to one’s individual needs with relative ease.
#2.Neck and Shoulder Massager from RoboTouch:
This is a slightly more expensive option when compared to the one above, with more or less, similar features. The predominant difference lies in its design.
It’s very convenient to wear around one’s neck, however, it is quite heavy weighing 3.2 kgs. What adds to it’s convenience that it very much looks like a life jacket, one just needs to put it on and get massaged. It uses a RoboTouch massaging technology.
#3.US-111 Portable Ultrasound Massager:
Clearly the most sophisticated neck massager in this list when compared to the others. Just like the first model, it’s capable of being used for multi-purposes.
You can in fact, use it for almost any body part. The underlying principle behind its design is Ultrasound, which emits ultrasonic waves that produce a healing effect on the massaged body part.
Unlike the other massagers, this one does not in any way resemble a life-jacket and functions very differently in comparison.
It’s primarily used in medical establishments but due to the simplicity associated with its working, the popularity of this and many such devices is growing in the households as well.
#4.JSB HF25 Neck and Shoulder Tapping Massager:
This model by JSB Healthcare, comes with a number of additional features when compared to the other JSB model in this article.
The massager uses a tapping massaging mechanism to provide relief to the neck, shoulder and even the thigh region, if need be.
An LED display, gives more control to the user, who in turn has an option to choose from 8 different massaging modes, at 5 different intensity levels.
If need be, one can choose to opt for the auto-switch off mode which ensures that the product is switched off automatically, in 15 minutes.
#5.Neck and Shoulder Massager:
In terms of features and design, this shoulder and neck massager is almost identical to the one mentioned above. It, too, comes with 8 different massaging modes, the intensity of which is adjustable.
Apart from that, this model is also controlled via a LED display and has a 15-minute auto shut-off feature.
One considerably notable difference between these two models is that, this model uses a drum massage technology while the one above uses a tapping massaging mechanism for its massages.