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Looking for the best massage chair to add to your home spa and lounge experience? We’ve made a list of the top-rated products for 2020. Check these out!
► Our top choice: Inner Balance Wellness Full Body Massage Chair
Massage chairs have come a long way from traditional to electric and from small to bulky. Having one if how you can get a massage with full relaxation and comfort that can only be offered in a spa.
Most of the chairs come at hefty prices though but still, you can find cheaper options as well. The best of the chairs offer plenty of massage variations, heating, and adjustment features.
Since massage chairs come with a price tag not to be coughed at, you have to think your choice through.
Here’s how you can choose the right chair:
- Massage options are the most important feature to look for. These vary from full body massage to massaging parts of your body (such as head and shoulders, legs, back, etc.)
- The heating feature is important as it has been installed in almost any type of modern chair. It gives you additional comfort when using an electric massage chair.
- Portability is important too because there are some massage chairs that are small enough to be used almost anywhere (even inside a car.)
- Extra functionality includes Bluetooth connection, a magazine rack, or USB port for charging.
- Comfort is by far the most important quality of a massage chair so check out the reviews (we have summed them up too.)
But you also have to consider common caveats that many chairs have (especially cheaper options):
- The chemical smell is not good for kids or the elderly or people with allergies.
- Ease of assembling – though most of them are ready-made, some products need assembly which might be difficult for some people.
- The value for money – you don’t want a chair that’s really expensive when there’s an affordable option that can provide the same satisfying experience.
Zero Gravity Massage Chair
This might be a really expensive massage chair but it offers a cutting edge technology feature that lets you specifically point which part of your body to massage using the remote. It reclines totally and simulates the techniques of expert massage professionals. In short – we love it!
Pros: Remote control; high quality materials; human touch technology; total recline.
Cons: So expensive; heavy; occupies big space.
Full Body Massage Chair
This chair is our #1 pick for the best full body massage chair. It is expensive (but all chairs with this feature set are) but the zero gravity design and heated massager makes up for everything. We love it that it’s so comfy but not at all bulky.
This chair may be made of faux leather material but you wouldn’t really care if we talk about the features. It has a power recline combined with a heating feature and foot rollers for full relaxation. It doesn’t need assembly and has fingertip controls for easy operating.
Pros: Power recline; heating feature; unique looking; no assembly needed; foot rollers.
Cons: A bit pricey; no remote control; faux leather.
Shiatsu Massage Chair
This massage chair can’t be used as a regular chair because it’s really heavy and not portable. However, it does have a remote control and heating feature for easy use and great relaxation. It also has a Bluetooth speaker for music.
Pros: Affordable; heating feature; remote control; width adjustment; blue-tooth.
Cons: Assembling is difficult; doesn’t recline enough; heavy.
This very affordable massage chair might be flimsy so taking extra care of it is a must to make it long last. It’s easy to assemble and has a remote control as well for ease of use. It has cup holders on both sides and a heating feature to improve relaxation.
Pros: Very affordable; remote control; heating feature; cup holders; easy to assemble.
Cons: Faux leather; unstable; flimsy.
Massage Office Chair
This is an excellent product even though it’s not durable and kind of confusing to use in the beginning. It’s really affordable yet it still has the heating feature for the lumbar and remote control for navigation. It even has side pockets to tuck away books or magazines in case you want to read during your massage session.
Pros: Very affordable; side pockets; remote; heating; portable and compact.
Cons: Easily scratches; not durable; confusing to use.
Heated Massage Recliner
It may be hard, stiff, and sometimes noisy when reclining but this affordable massage chair is upholstered with waterproof materials making it easy to clean in case of spills or dirt. It has a heating feature plus remote control for using its different massage options.
Pros: Power recline; heating; remote control; waterproof; easy to clean.
Cons: Not soft; stiff; noisy.
Back Massage Chair
A one of a kind massage chair – it is unique because it can be placed on different types of chairs making it very versatile and portable. It gives plenty of different massage types and has heating as well. The buttons don’t work properly sometimes though and make an irritating noise.
Pros: Affordable; really portable; heat; full massage; versatile.
Cons: No remote control; buttons work poorly; makes noise.
Small Massage Chair
Just be wary that this chair has a strong chemical smell so it’s advisable to air it out first before using. It doesn’t provide the best massage but it is sturdy and easy to move so it’s recommended for the elderly. It has a remote control and a heating feature as well. It’s great replacement for an office chair too.
Pros: Heating feature; remote control; sturdy; easy to assemble; portable.
Cons: Uncomfortable; chemical smell;light massage.
Massage Chair Pad
This is the cheapest massage chair option on this list. You get what you pay for on this one as it’s not built to last and makes a loud noise. It has a remote control though and a heating therapy system for great relaxation. It’s also very portable and easy to move around. A decent budget option all-in-all.
Pros: Super cheap; heated massaging; very portable; remote control; strapping system.
Cons: Low quality materials; not built to last; loud noise.
Massage Computer Chair
This massage chair looks like an office chair because of the wheels, making it really portable. It has a remote control behind it and it’s kid and pet friendly. The chair does make an occasional sound and the massage isn’t very effective.
Pros: Inexpensive; center tilt and tilt lock; mobile; non toxic; remote control.
Cons: Light massage; heat is not effective; makes squeezing sound.