Massage Chairs and Massage Tables

Would You Like to Add A Massage Chair to Your Home?
by: Mike Yeager

Massage chairs are a great way to relax. They offer the occupant a way to escape the stress of the day. These chairs have become widely available. There are many manufactures and many different styles, looks, features, and models available. To find the right one for you, you simply need to research a little. Purchasing a massage chair will be an expensive investment, so doing some homework will save you some money.

First, consider what you want out of your massage chair. Obviously you want a good chair massage, but many of these chairs offer more than just that. Other features include heat some even include an anti gravity mechanism. One very popular massage chair is the Ijoy massage chair. This massage chair has become one of the most popular among Americans. These chairs offer something called, "Human Touch" with sensors that resemble the feel of a massage given by a person including the rolling, kneading, tapping and compression.

Now that you are interested in purchasing a massage chair, you must think about what type you would like. You will also need to know how much you are willing to spend as well. Many of these massage chairs are expensive, but well worth it. You can find massage chairs in local malls and even in furniture sales shops. You can also research the multitude of choices you have on the internet, then, once you have found a few to try locate their local dealerships. This will give you a great idea of what you want, can afford, and like in a massage chair.

Massage chairs are awesome accessories to a home. Think about much you will look forward to coming home after a long days work, you muscles tense and sore to you relax them in your massage chair. These stylish and elegant pieces of furniture don't have to clash with your other furniture. They are versatile and can easily fit in. A massage chair also makes a great gift to a stressed loved one.
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Mike Yeager

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Growing Health Trend in Mechanical Massage Chairs
by: H.E.Scott

The growing massage chair health trend.

How many of you have noticed the growing trend in malls, airports, train stations, department and specialty stores and maybe even your best friends home of the Massage Chair? They seem to be everywhere now days and are almost always in use. People of all ages are feeding the plush vending chair dollar bills like a pleasure giving video game.

This new health trend is sweeping Japan, Europe and has now infiltrated the U.S. with dozens of models and price ranges from a few hundred to several thousand dollars. A recent LA Times article describes them as “not your fathers La-z-boy” and that, is an understatement for sure.

Websites like are popping up all over the internet touting massage strength, air compression, rolling, kneading, tapping and “shiatsu style” massage.

If any of you have had a “shiatsu style” massage it’s similar to getting rolled in a dark ally by a couple of bullies taking out their frustrations on your back. But man do you feel better the next day.

Not surprisingly massage as a health practice has been around for thousands of years. It was actually massage that lead to the advent of acupressure and acupuncture in the Far East as early as 6000 BC and has been continually refined ever since.

Medical professionals have pointed out that there exists a particular type of cell under the skin. This cell normally sits dormant, however when kneaded or massaged, this cell becomes stimulated. Once awakened, this cell enters the bloodstream and develops into a reticular cell, which can remarkably strengthen the body's immune functions and boost the disease-resisting abilities of the human body.

Today’s massage chairs, through computer technology, can actually “sense” the size and shape of each individuals back and apply varying degrees and types of massage to acupressure points on the users back, neck, legs and even foot to produce an amazingly human like massage.

Stimulation of these acupressure points has been shown to help with: Digestion, Insomnia, Headaches, Circulation, Fatigue, Muscle Cramping, Fibromyaligia and may even effect endorphin levels producing an elevated emotional state, which is what usually happens when I get a massage, even a poor one.

Having tried several of the massage chairs found on the above internet site I can say that this new massage chair trend is probably here to stay. It’s much like the TV, microwave and now cell phones. Once you have one, it’s hard to imagine life without it.
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H.E.Scott is an entrepreneur, artist, business owner and freelance writer for several online publications. This article may be published and or reproduced without change in its entirety with the authors’ permission.

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Manipulate The Body And Mind With A Portable Massage Table
by: Mike Yeager

A portable massage table can be very essential tool. Massage therapy is a hands-on manipulation of the soft tissue and joints of the body and using a portable massage table can make giving and receiving a massage that much easier. A massage offers many diverse physiological effects, which are primarily due to the therapist's hands moving over the body in a manner that affects all its systems - in particular, the muscular by decreasing muscle tension and feelings of stress; the circulatory by reducing heart rate and blood pressure; the lymphatic by improving the flow of blood and lymph fluids in the body; and the nervous by inducing the relaxation response. Most important, massage therapy helps meet the human need for the caring and affirmative touch. No wonder so many people find massage therapy so helpful in so many ways! After all, even the great Hippocrates who learnt this art from Herodicus way back in the 4th Century B.C., had advised thus in so many words when he said - "The physician must be acquainted with many things and assuredly with rubbing" (the ancient Greek and Roman term for massage).

Of the different kinds of massage therapies available, the most sought after are the Swedish massage, Vibrational Healing Massage Therapy, Shiatsu, Reflexology, Cranial Sacral Balancing, Chi Nei Tsang, and the increasingly popular Kerala Ayurvedic massage therapy.

Put your cards on the table.

Ancient Massage was essentially a floor massage. However today, as in all other spheres, technology has taken the driver’s seat to produce massage tables which are not only classy and comfortable for the client, but also provides access convenience and resilience for the masseur.

Typically, a portable massage table has pairs of legs at each end, and two pairs of recessed centre legs. This system offers the advantage of carrying safe working loads of up to 300kg without any visible degree of table flex or torque so that the masseur’s effort goes into his client and is not wasted by bending the table. Fibre and aluminium are increasingly used in the making of portable massage tables since these materials offer essential benefits of tenacity, durability and low weight. Exotic aluminium portable massage tables are designed to be squeak-free and come in custom sizes, adjustable height and backrest; replete with face cradle, tapered, high-resilient, foam-cushioned, sewn edges with shoulder recesses to prevent restriction of blood flow to the arms when they hang over the sides of the table. What’s more, this ingenious piece of design folds just as quickly and easily into a compact carrying case! So, now you can put all your cards on the table – a portable massage table!

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Mike Yeager, Publisher

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A Look at Shiatsu Massage Chairs
by: Jimmy Sturo

The term "shiatsu" refers to a form of Asian massage. This traditional massage uses techniques of digging deep into the muscle tissue to ease out knots and relieve tension. The shiatsu technique can involve patting, rotating, sweeping and vibrating the affected areas. Another popular technique is the "barefoot shiatsu" in which the therapist walks on the back of the patient to remove tension.

Many of today's shiatsu massage chairs are designed to imitate human touch. These chairs are often useful in the treatment of headaches, digestive problems, back pain and more. The benefits of shiatsu massage chairs can be likened to an actual massage. The difference is that with a massage chair, you can reap the benefits of this popular massage from your home at any time you wish.

New shiatsu massage chairs have buttons the consumer can choose from for different options. These options include kneading, pulsing and tapping. The key to getting the most from your massage session is to relax. If you are more tense than usual, you may be uncomfortable, and in some cases bruising may occur. To get a relaxing massage, relax and start out slow; limit your session to no more than fifteen minutes.

Shiatsu massage chairs are certainly at the head-of-the-class when it comes to massage chair therapy. These are probably among the most popular designs and those who have purchased them often say that they would never give it up.

If you are reluctant to the idea that a chair can provide a soothing deep massage, you should go try one out. Chances are that a store near you carries several lines of massage chairs and the salesperson will be happy to let you take a test massage. Although many people comment that the chairs are far from attractive, the massaging benefits are well worth lack of stylish appearance.

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