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  • Reviews of Top 10 HandHeld Personal Massagers
Reviews of Top 10 HandHeld Personal Massagers
Reviews of Top 10 HandHeld Personal Massagers
Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Great professional grade therapeutic massager; Really helps relieve sore muscles
  • Powerful machine; Delivers invigorating 1400 - 4600 rpm massaging action
  • Convenient fingertip controls
  • Easy to use and very effective
  • Durable cast aluminum construction with red and black powder coat finish
  • Starts at a high speed immediately after start
  • Saves time and money

    Cons

  • Needs a partner to use the device
  • May be a bit heavy for some users
Review Summary

The Core 3401 Jeanie Rub Massager with Variable Speed is a professional grade therapeutic massager that really helps relieve sore muscles and unwind those stubborn knots. This powerful machine is easy to use and very effective with its varying speeds. The Jeanie Rub Massager provides deep-penetrating, oscillating action, delivering a consistent, soothing and invigorating massage. The easily adjustable switch lets you be in control. If you are mainly interested in general massage and want a range of speeds to slow down for more sensitive locations or really crank it up on heavier muscle tissue, then you want the Jeanie Rub variable-speed massager. Cast aluminum construction with red and black powder coat finish looks great and resists abrasions, ensuring years of use. 

However, the Core 3401 Jeanie Rub Massager may be a bit loud and heavy for some users. Also, the machine may cause discomfort to the hands because of the strong vibrations. Using this machine may need another person to help you activate and use it. 

Overall, the Core 3401 Jeanie Rub Massager with Variable Speed is highly rated and recommended by users. It is ideal for personal health, fitness and sports massage as it helps to relax tight muscles and relieve tension.

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Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Great for relieving muscle pains and tension, gives nice deep tissue massages
  • Handle is long enough to reach lower back easily
  • Comes with 4 unique heads for pain relief
  • Variable speed to match user's preference
  • Ergonomic design; Comfortable and easy to hold
  • Lightweight unit; Comes with a 8 feet power cord
  • Very affordable massager

    Cons

  • Some users find it little heavy and big
Review Summary

The Wahl 4290-300 Deep Tissue Percussion Therapeutic Massager is designed to create a gentle, relaxing, all-over body massage. It features soft, finger-like nodes to replicate human touch and a long handle to reach those hard to reach places and massage them easily. The Wahl Percussion Massager puts out up to 3,350 pulses per minute but you can adjust the speed and intensity to your preferences. This massager has a 8 ft. power cord and includes 4 attachments for 4 types of massages: Accupoint, Deep muscle, Four-finger flex and Raised bump. It really works well on back, neck, hand, foot, leg and even facial muscles. Great for relieving muscles pains, chronic pains, and tension, this Wahl 4290-300 Deep Tissue Percussion Therapeutic Massager is really able to give those nice deep tissue massages.

However, as per some user reviews, this massager may feel a bit too heavy and big after using for 15-20 minutes.

Overall, the Wahl 4290-300 Deep Tissue Percussion Therapeutic Massager is highly rated and well recommended by users. it is a very practical device and comes at an affordable price. You can increase your local blood circulation, reduce muscle tension, and relieve fatigue with this massager.

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Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Comes with 8 different massage head attachments
  • Two speed settings: Low for a light, soothing massage and High for intense, deep massage
  • Two Heat settings to help improve circulation and pain relief
  • Works well for face, neck, head, shoulder, back, and leg massages
  • Compact and lightweight with an ergonomic handle
  • Easy to use with good maneuverability
  • Well worth the price

    Cons

  • Head may come off at times
Review Summary

The Wahl 4196-1001 Heat Therapy Heated Therapeutic Massager allows you to relieve aches and muscle pain in the comfort of your own home. This Wahl Therapeutic massager features two speed settings, two heat settings and a lightweight, ergonomic design. For a customized experience, the massager includes eight separate attachments providing different types of massage, from a light touch for facials to a deep massage using two heat settings. The attachments also include a comb-like attachment for scalp massages. A contoured, multi-grip handle provides a sure grip and easy maneuverability. This heated massager can give nice and deep relaxing heat massages to better relieve those tense and aching muscles on your back, shoulders, neck, leg, and head.

However, some user reviews mention that if you are not careful the heads of the massager may come off unexpectedly sometimes.

Overall, Wahl 4196-1001 Heat Therapy Heated Therapeutic Massager is highly rated and recommended by users for a wide selection of massage heads and a good heated therapy. It is compact and lightweight making it easy to use, maneuver and carry around.

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Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Gives nice and deep massages with different settings
  • Strong and powerful vibrations; Has variable speeds
  • Has 3 vibration modes: Point Massage, Massage Roller or a Wavy Surface
  • Elbow-angled handle; Easy to access lower, middle and upper back
  • Uses three different massage heads
  • Lightweight; Easy to use
  • Good value for money

    Cons

  • A bit noisy
  • Strong vibrations can be painful and unpleasant for some users
Review Summary

The Panasonic EV2510K Easy Reach Rolling Massager gives nice and deep massages with different settings. With varying speeds and different kinds of heads, you can massage yourself and enjoy the different kinds of massages. This massager is easy to use and highly recommended by users for relieving neck and shoulder pains. The rollers of the massager really glides over the shoulders. It is lightweight and has long handle to reach those hard to reach aches. It is designed with a pronounced hook to help massage deeper.

However, the Panasonic EV2510K Easy Reach Rolling Massager may be bit noisy for some users and it may also be a bit awkward to use at first. Also, some users may find the strong vibrations a bit painful to handle and some may find them unpleasant. 

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Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Lightweight therapeutic massager
  • Gives strong and powerful massages
  • High quality product
  • Great for general body as well as scalp massages
  • Built for heavy duty use
  • 100% ball bearing construction with special frame contour to fit hand and reduce hand fatigue
  • Reasonable price

    Cons

  • May slip off your hands, smaller hands find difficulty in using the product
  • Strong vibrations may numb your hand and tire out
Review Summary

The Oster Professional 103 Stim-U-Lax Massager is a professional grade, lightweight therapeutic massage machine that combines the advantages of hand and mechanical massage. Its special contoured design reduces hand fatigue and its universal motor is constructed for heavy-duty use. It provides soothing, relaxing movement through your finger tips. This massager really relaxes and relieves the pain from your shoulders and back. This devices works very well and is used by many massage therapists and barbers as it is great for scalp massage also.

However, as per some user reviews, the Oster Professional 103 Stim-U-Lax Massager may be a bit heavy and uncomfortable for those with smaller hands. The strong vibrations of the product may make it slip off your hands during use, or even numb your hands after use.

Overall, the Oster Professional 103 Stim-U-Lax Massager is a highly rated and well liked by most users for its quality and performance.

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Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • 4 rotating shiatsu heating heads give deep and relaxing massage
  • It has heating option too; Built-in overheat protection
  • Works for massaging neck, lower & upper back, shoulders, lumbar area, abdomen, calf, and feet
  • Can be used in vehicle, office and home
  • Lightweight and slim design
  • Fashionable leather look and easy to clean
  • Available at a low price

    Cons

  • Some users feel that heat is less
Review Summary

The Quality Life Kneading Massage Car Cushion Shiatsu Pillow has 4 rotating shiatsu heads and soothing heat system to give good massage and help blood circulation. It targets muscle stiffness and tension where you need it. This massage pillow allows multiple massage positions for neck, lower & upper back, shoulders, lumbar area, abdomen, calf, and more. This convenient, light-weight pillow can be used in home, office and car. A free car adapter is included in the package. When it is overheated, the built-in Overheat Protection will turn off machine automatically to prevent burning. It's practically the best chair massage available at a good price. It has a fashionable leather cover on top which also makes it easy to clean.

However, the Quality Life Kneading Massage Car Cushion Shiatsu Pillow does not really heat up to high temperature, which may be a bit of a disappointment to those who like the heating option of the product.

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Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Easy to reach the sore spots in necks and shoulders
  • Can keep pressure on the spot while rubbing
  • Effective for muscle pains and chronic back problems
  • Very similar to trigger point massage with two projections and 6 treatment balls
  • Easy to use and handle; Comes with an instruction booklet
  • Worth the money; Durable; Also recommended by many therapists
  • Makes great gift for family and friends

    Cons

  • Some users may find it painful to use
Review Summary

The Thera Cane Massage is a simple and easy to use self massager used to apply pressure to sore muscles. With its unique body cane design, the Thera Cane Massager lets you apply deep pressure massage on hard to reach areas of your body using two strategically placed projections and six treatment balls to help relieve pain. A gentle, manually applied massaging action is all that is required for Thera Cane use. The two longer rods can be used to provide leverage and an increased mechanical advantage when the Thera Cane is used on the neck or upper and lower back. This massage cane makes it easy to keep pressure on the sore spots as you rub them and try to get the knots out. The whole action works similar to trigger point massage, and it is incredibly easy to handle and it comes with an instruction manual too. 

However, some users find this cane a bit painful to use on themselves especially when relieving those muscles with knots that are deep enough to relax. 

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Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Powerful and heavy massager for deep tissue massages
  • Easy to use controls and easy to hold 14-inches handle
  • Easy to operate with 2 speeds
  • Interchangeable heads for different kinds of massages
  • Strong vibrations for good percussion massage
  • Well made; Durable plastic construction; Non-slip handle
  • Good value for money

    Cons

  • May be a bit bulky to carry around
  • Little heavy for some users
Review Summary

The Frankies Deep Tissue Hammer Massager is perfect for upper and lower back, shoulders, thighs, calves and more. It has two independently rotating percussion heads to instantly soothe the tense, tired muscles that lay deep beneath the surface. This Hammer massager is designed to relieve severe tension, and its ergonomic shape ensures that the massager stays in close contact with your body. This deep tissue hammer massager is easy to operate, well built and has varying speeds to provide all levels of massage. The controls are user friendly and easy to use. The 14 inches long non-slip, plastic handle makes it easy to hold and use. 

However, according to some user reviews, the Frankies Deep Tissue Hammer Massager may be a bit bulky and heavy to carry around.

Overall, the Frankies Deep Tissue Hammer Massager is highly rated and recommended by most users. It is an ideal remedy for aches and pains, especially for athletes who have sustained injuries big and small.

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Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • High frequency stimulation to relieve pain quickly
  • Easy to setup and use; Ergonomic design
  • Five auto modes for different stimulation programs
  • Three selectable massage programs to get deep into the muscle
  • Compact, lightweight and portable
  • Battery powered; Good battery life
  • Worth its price

    Cons

  • Pads may lose stickiness after a while
  • Replacement pads can be a bit expensive
Review Summary

The Prospera Electronic Pulse Massager is a compact, portable, micro-computer-controlled device. It may help temporary relief of pain associated with sore and aching muscles in the shoulder, waist, back, neck, arm, and leg due to strain from exercise or normal household work activities. It uses frequency that really makes its jolts sharp and clear. Easy to setup and use, this machine really helps relieve those muscle pains and that shoulder tension effectively. This battery powered TENS massager also provides enough variable power to get deep into the muscle. The machine massages, kneads, and beats, it really does all of its functions well. 

However, the Prospera Electronic Pulse Massager is not recommended to those with pacemakers or heart conditions. The massager may also stop working after a few month especially if the pads lose its stickiness or if it get mangled up.

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Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Simulates a true foot massage
  • Therapeutic, relaxing and soothing massage and heat
  • 4 heads for full foot coverage
  • Innovative counter- rotating massage heads
  • Can massage with heat and no heat
  • Easy to use toe-touch control
  • Good product for the price

    Cons

  • May develop a loud buzzing noise in the motor after long usage
  • Does not have a speed and heat control
Review Summary

The HoMedics FMS-200H Shiatsu Elite Foot Massager uses deep kneading action to simulate a true foot massage with soothing heat and full foot coverage. With its therapeutic, relaxing and soothing motions and heat, your tired feet can relax and loosen up after a long day of walking. The HoMedics FMS-200H Shiatsu Elite Foot Massager can work in either massage or heat and massage mode. It has four innovative counter-rotating massage heads to provide ultimate relaxation at the touch of a button close to your toes.

However, as per some user reviews, the HoMedics FMS-200H Shiatsu Elite Foot Massager may develop a loud buzzing noise in the motor after long usage. This foot massager is missing speed control for the rotating balls and heat control. Some users report that the material covering wears out with time.

Overall, the HoMedics FMS-200H Shiatsu Elite Foot Massager is rated very well and recommended by users. It is designed to stimulate and rejuvenate tired or sore feet with a massage and soothing heat. HoMedics FMS-200H Shiatsu Elite Foot Massager makes an ideal gift for anyone who enjoys a foot massage.

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By Anonymous on November 25, 2014

Thera Cane Massager "Some users may find it painful to use"jQuery171026510831450708083_1416926008923?? Stupid statement. Up to individual how much pressure to use. AND you don't include Back Body Buddy made by same co. I believe which is even better. I have both, both great!