We welcomed the new Inada Nest massage chair to our California showroom a couple of months ago and I finally had the chance to sit on it for an extended period of time last week when I was spending the day at the showroom. Here are my observations: Right off the bat, especially lined up […]
A reader of my blog recently mentioned that my review of the Novo XT massage chair by Human Touch was too long and that he wouldn’t read it because of that. So, I got to thinking that perhaps it would help if I wrote a condensed version of my longer articles so that folks can […]
Pretty much all massage chairs that are not 100% airbag chairs have a roller system. The roller system goes up and down the spine, from the neck down to as far as the buttock muscles. The roller system consists of a roller track, one or two roller arms, roller “balls”, and an engine to move […]
Do people’s lower backs hurt when they tilt their chin forward to look at their toes? Do they feel a pull and a strain between their shoulder blades? Physical problems in the lower back between the shoulder blades is quite common, but massages on tight, sore muscles won’t alleviate this discomfort. It’s logical to expect […]
In 2014 I wrote an article discussing the different kinds of shoulder massage that is available on different massage chairs. In that article, I had to break down the different types of shoulder airbags and massage mechanisms employed by those airbags and what areas of the “shoulder” region are massaged by the differnet types of […]
A comprehensive review of the new iRobotics 7 massage chair from Luraco.
Massage Chair Relief and Dr. Michael Olpin are teaming up to perform research studies validating the physiological effects of massage chairs.
A thorough discussion comparing and contrasting the L-Track and S-Track features of today’s massage chairs.
I am seeing more and more chairs that boast “4D” roller technology. The first time I saw this I wondered “I learned in physics class that there are only 3 dimensions – the x-axis, the y-axis, and the z-axis. Where is this 4th dimension?” Well, of course, there really isn’t a 4th dimension, at least […]
A discussion about the benefits of massage for children and whether a chair is appropriate for children to use.