Best Massage Chair Pad Reviews And Comparison for 2017
Massage chair pads exist to fulfill what a massage chair can do without shelling out too much money. They may not have as many functions or features as what a good massage chair can provide (e.g., full-body massage, reclining function, etc.).
A good massage chair pad, however, takes all of the good stuff from a massage chair and puts it into the product. By this, I mean it is able to ease back pain, remove general fatigue, and allow for a total relaxation experience.
There are many offerings on the market these days; as such, I've taken the best ones and compared them.
Easily attached to most chairs in the home, office, or cars (*depends on the model for compatibility), these miracles of modern technology are the first and – if chosen wisely – only step to comfort and stress relief, regardless of time or location. Provided below is an informative and comparative look at some of the best massage chair pads up for grabs today.
Deluxe Massage Chair Pads
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Gess has established itself as a brand that buyers turn to when they want comfort at good prices. Seated firmly at the higher end of the price spectrum, the Gess18 offers some impressive features. These include advanced microprocessor technology that offers targeted back pain relief.
A total of 12 independent nodes work the user’s back and neck, providing comfort via a Shiatsu massage. The heat mechanism provides focused stress alleviation, which can almost lull the user to sleep with its penetrating provision of comfort. The user can choose to customize the massage for the entire back or a portion of it.
Moreover, a remote is included for easy adjustment without the need to leave your seat. This is also probably the only massage cushion to date that has airbags to give you a soothing massage.
Homedics, seemly the most popular brand for wellness products, offers great features at now an affordable price with this model. The massage cushion provides concentrated hot-stone-like heat and an intensive Shiatsu massage for the entire back area. You also have the option to have it massage only the upper or the lower area according to your preference. The impressive air massage is a great feature that applies gentle but firm pressure to the lumbar according to the user’s preferred intensity.
The highest intensity can be pretty powerful but good enough for those who enjoy a deep massage. While the neck area is barely covered, at a sound price this is a great product from Homedics.
Casada QUATTROMED III with JADE stone and Heating
Casada’s QUATTROMED III comes with an infra ray heat mechanism which provides targeted stress relief for the lumbar region, upper back and neck muscles. The multi directional massage heads are crafted from jade stones for the ultimate luxury experience. The seat vibration ensures an all-around massage and, combined with heat function, offers a feeling of absolute relaxation as though the user is enjoying hot stone therapy. This chair pad can massage the entire back as well as split it into the upper and lower area.
Both Shiatsu and rolling massage are possible with this chair pad. If you don't want to tinkle with a lot of settings, an automatic feature can be accessed through the program. These benefits can be enjoyed from one’s home, office, or even their car. Built for opulence and comfort, this chair pad is of superior quality and has all the features one needs to feel invigorated and refreshed, no matter when and where. Eliminating the need for spas and masseuse appointments altogether, the QUATTROMED III retails at a heavy price.
Quadrollers are a feature of the HoMedics MCS-750H, a massage chair pad aimed to provide hours of stress relief with an array of options. Heat technology provides concentrated back relief for users of this cushion, which has three massage styles to pamper whoever chooses to relax in it. The percussion option provides a quick, invigorating massage. The kneading setting is for those who prefer deep comfort for their back muscles, and a rolling massage helps to gently relax the user.
The rollers can be customize to provide relief for the upper, middle, or lower back. The user can wave any knots and aches goodbye with this chair pad which is comfortable enough for a nap.This massage chair cushion comes with an easy to use remote, is usable for office or home chairs, and gives the user the experience of having a Shiatsu at home with a reasonable investment.
Mid-Priced Massage Chair Pad
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The Sharper Image MSI-CS775H
For the weary individual who wants some quick comfort at a sound price, multiple options exist. One of these is provided by The Sharper Image. The MSI-CS775H gives the user deep-rooted comfort with a Shiatsu massage through its two nodes. Targeted heat soothes the user’s back and along with a rolling massage can provide gentle relief.
The user can choose from three massage programs for his/her comfort needs.
The defining feature of this product is the air massage as it provides concentrated relief on the lumbar, neck as well as the entire back. The remote is easy to use and ensures that the user is in charge of his/her own comfort.
Zyllion ZMA-14-BK Shiatsu Massage Cushion with Heat
The ZMA-14-BK packs a strong (but gentle and soothing) punch. The chair pad boasts 4 adjustable Shiatsu massage mechanisms that provide heated relief for the neck area should the user require it. In addition, there are four more nodes that offer a rolling as well as a Shiatsu massage for the upper back, mid-back, and lumbar regions.
The chair is adjustable and fits around the user’s body structure. To further impress the buyer, the chair offers seat vibration for heightened relaxation and comfort. Massages can be customized based on the user’s preference. The chair shuts off automatically after 15 minutes and can easily fit to the size of seating within the home as well as the office. Users may possibly see an improvement in their lifestyle with this mid-range marvel.
Belmint Portable Massager
Belmint excels at providing convenient and affordable comfort goods, and its massage pad is no exception. The chair comes with four moving massage nodes and targeted heat that envelops the user’s back. Intense Shiatsu and a gentle rolling massage are possible with this chair.
It offers a programmable control with three vibration levels to the seat. It's easy to adjust to the chair's width on almost any surface upon which it is placed. Deep-kneading rollers provide a massage akin to one given by a professional Shiatsu therapist. Massage selection and programming can also be customized. Features are comparable to those on more expensive chair pads.
HoMedics MCS-510H Total Back and Shoulder Massage Cushion
The MCS-510H massage chair pad by HoMedics spoils the user with four different nodes that provide three types of relaxing massages. Deep kneading is an option with a Shiatsu. A comforting rolling massage is also an option, as is a targeted spot massage for concentrated relief.
This chair is designed for stress relief within the back and shoulder muscles. Full coverage is provided as the chair pad molds to the user’s frame thanks to HoMedics’ carefully thought-out technology.
The chair pad comes with a removable cover through which the user can customize the relaxation experience while placing the product on just about any seating surface in the environment. The upper, middle, and lower back can be separately targeted, or targeted together, and heat mechanisms provide a soothing sensation simultaneously. The programmable remote helps the user operate this impressively priced and impressively designed massage chair pad.
Economical Massage Chair Pads
FIVE STAR FS8812 10-MOTOR MASSAGE Seat Cushion With Heat
For the individual who has just ventured into the world of at-home/portable relaxation, as well as for the frugal buyer, there are some notable massage chair pads for sale.
One of these is the Five Star FS8812 pad. While it lacks advanced features such as a Shiatsu or a rolling massage, it does provide the user with a firm vibrating massage through its 10 vibration motor technology. The neck, back, and thighs all benefit from its technique, and further comfort is provided though soothing, concentrated heating for the lower back region.
The massage can be enjoyed at three speeds and heat is an option, not a must. A hand control unit is provided alongside, and stress relief is divided into four zones, including the shoulder and upper back, lower back, lumbar, and thighs. Convenient for the home, office, or car, this product is supplied with additional charging options suitable to all environments. It switches off in 30 minutes when not in use. At a surprisingly affordable price, the user can enjoy an invigorating vibrating massage just about anywhere he/she pleases.
Comfort Products 60-2907P08 10-Motor Massage Plush Mat with Heat
The 60-2907P08 massage chair pad from Comfort Products has 10 massage motors similar to the offering from Five Star mentioned above.
This pad, while not created in the shape of a chair like all the aforementioned similar products, has the unique feature of providing relaxation whether the user chooses to sit or lie down.
It comes preprogrammed with five variable modes for a refreshing vibrating massage. There is zone control for various regions of the body controlled by the LED handheld unit. The pad can heat up within the lumbar region for a soothing sensation, and the heat function intensifies in just minutes. The massage pad comes with a convenient side pouch for storage.
This product, made of quality fabric, can be had for a highly sound price for its notable aspects.
HoMedics MCL-110H-2 Shiatsu Massage Cushion with Heat
HoMedics supplies most of the options listed here, and for good reason. The MCL-110H-2 is at the lower end of the price spectrum, but still manages to leave an impressive mark should one choose to consider it as an option.
At such an affordable price, the massage chair pad has two nodes and offers a Shiatsu mechanism that travels up and down the user’s back, providing a deep, kneading massage. The device is programmable depending on whether the user wishes to target the upper back, the lower back, or both simultaneously. A heating mechanism allows for soothing relief as the user enjoys a stress-relieving massage.
Users looking for gentle relaxation will have to consider other options, as this product provides intense muscle pain relief only. Moreover, it may not easily fit users of heavier builds and greater statures.
The chair pad comes with integrated controls and is designed to fit seating within the home and at work. It is indeed a decent option for the buyer who wants intense action coupled with comforting, focused heat and some degree of personalization.
Gideon™ Seat Cushion Vibrating Massager
Last but certainly not least in this lower price range is Gideon’s seat cushion, which targets multiple areas of the body and offers various options for stress relief. There are 10 vibrating nodes which apply pressure upon the back muscles for targeted tension relief.
Heat mechanisms provide elevated relaxation as the user enjoys a vibrating massage.
Spot massages are an option; the user can target precise points upon which to apply pressure. The upper and lower back, hips, and thighs can be focused on separately as well as simultaneously. The chair pad comes equipped with four massage modes, which offer pulsating, tapping, rolling, and kneading massage techniques. Moreover, intensity settings can be altered according to the user’s preferences.
The chair pad comes with a handheld control for personalizing the relaxation experience. It can be used in multiple settings, including in automobiles, at home, and at work. As such, it comes with the necessary charging devices. These remarkable features can be availed of at a remarkably reasonable rate.
Pros/Cons of Choosing a Massage Pad over a Massage Chair
Portability ( having a massage anytime, anywhere)
Significantly cheaper to own
Easy to use
Low cost maintenance (a massage chair's repair service can be expensive)
New models are introduced quickly, companies usually drop support for old models
Low to non-existent warranty
Cannot provide a full-body massage (usually targets only the upper back and neck)
For the individual who is stressed but who has little time to make appointments for his/her needs, there are various massage chair pads that provide comfort and relaxation at all points of the price spectrum.