Debunking Common Myths Surrounding Massage Chairs

August 10, 2021
 By Dr. Alan Weidner
August 10, 2021
 By Dr. Alan Weidner

Debunking Common Myths Surrounding Massage Chairs

Like many new products or services that are becoming more popular in recent years, there are a few unfortunate myths that have sprung up regarding massage chairs. These are generally passed around by people who don’t actually have much experience with massage chairs, but due to the way our societal games of broken telephone tend to work, some of these misconceptions eventually get passed off as facts in some circles.

At Massage Chair Relief, we’re here to help reverse this cycle. Not only do we offer a wide range of massage chair options for all our clients, we also provide several vital areas of education to ensure you have all the proper information about our products while considering how they’ll best serve you. With this in mind, today’s article will discuss three of the most common massage chair myths we hear, plus set the record straight on each of these areas.

Myth #1: Massage Chairs Are Too Expensive

While this may have been true a couple decades ago when they first hit the market, at least for some people, it’s no longer the case at all. Massage chairs have become much more affordable, especially if you know you’ll be using yours regularly and getting plenty of value out of it.

These days, you can find massage chairs that will work well for your needs at as little as $400. There are also plenty of options available between this amount and the thousands of dollars you may see in mass-marketed brands or high-end luxury models.

Myth #2: Massage Chairs Are Just a Luxury

Some may view a massage chair only as a luxury that’s used for pampering, but this isn’t the case at all for many people. Massage chairs are vital for uses like stress relief, back pain relief and arm pain, like that caused by repetitive use in a job you may do on a daily or weekly basis.

Myth #3: Massage Chairs Are Only for Older People

While it’s true that many older people greatly benefit from massage chairs, this isn’t the case only for those who are of advanced age. If you have trouble relaxing enough for the muscle knots and patterns in your body to release, massaging chairs can provide you with similar results to what a professional masseuse would.

Myth #4: Massage Chairs Aren’t Effective

Simply put, this myth couldn’t be further from the truth. Today’s massage chairs accurately mimic a human massage in several ways, targeting specific areas of the body and creating a relaxing, therapeutic effect. They’re used with major benefit by a variety of people, ranging from seniors or older adults to athletes who compete regularly.

For more on debunking the myths surrounding massage chairs, or to learn about any of our massage chair options or services, speak to the staff at Massage Chair Relief today.

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