If you're new to full-body deep tissue massage, it's best to start with 10-15 minute sessions, two or three times a day. The powerful rollers on massage chairs can help to eliminate knots and rejuvenate problem areas of the body. While it may be tempting to spend more than an hour in the massage chair, this can actually aggravate body aches. Despite this, massage chairs are a great investment for your physical and mental health, as they allow you to relieve stress and body aches from the comfort of your own home.
Certain health problems mean that massage is contraindicated, so it's important to speak with your therapist to determine the best course of action. Each chair also offers unique programs and functions that allow you to control the strength, location and speed of your massage. Massage is often thought of as something you only do when you're pampering yourself, but if you suffer from depression, anxiety, hypertension or stress, investing in a massage chair is a great idea. Massage chairs can be broadly classified as professional or business use and consumerist, with features such as stretching, deep massage and chromotherapy.
David uses his experience in product development, product sourcing, leadership and strategy to create top-quality massage chairs and personal massagers that are of the highest quality, comply with all certifications and are socially responsible. As a first-time massage chair owner, it's best to start slowly by sitting in the chair for short intervals of time. This is usually when the nervous system has completely relaxed. With regular use of a therapeutic massage chair, you'll notice benefits in your body, energy levels, overall satisfaction and mental clarity.
It's important to check with your doctor before using a massage chair for an extended period of time if you suffer from blood clots or venous thrombosis. Additionally, intense vibrations from inadequate settings on the chair can cause muscles to stiffen. The masseur will start by working on these areas to warm up the tissues and prepare them for deeper work.