Many of you may not realize this but neck pain is a very common issue among people nowadays, mostly a result of bad posture and sitting hunched in front of the computer. Needless to say, neck pain can get quite insufferable if not properly dealt with. Fortunately, there are many ways to deal with neck pain these days, from trained professionals to specially designed devices.
Seeing how many of us cannot afford to employ the services of a professional masseur for the job, the use of a neck massager might just be the next best thing. For your consideration, we put together a list of the ten best neck massagers on the market right now.
Best Neck Massagers 2017
10Homedics NMS-230-THP Shiatsu Neck Massager
This deep kneading shiatsu massager from Homedics is perhaps one of the best money can buy. We say this because it uses an easy-to-use integrated control feature and flex handles to customize the intensity of your massage. On top of this, the device will provide a soothing source of heat during the massaging process. In this regard, it is important for neck massagers to provide soothing functions as well as pain relief, which is precisely what the Homedics NMS-230-THP does.
9Massage Therapy Concepts Digital Neck Massager with Infrared Heat
With this neck massager, you get the benefit of pulse therapy, a technology that stimulates and improves circulation in the spinal cord, vertebrae, and nerve roots. At the same time, it also helps relieve deep tissue inflammation and swelling through an advanced vibration therapy feature. Interestingly enough, it also uses an electromagnetic field aimed at providing the same benefits of acupuncture therapy.
8Naipo Neck Pillow Massager
What makes this neck massager stand out is its ability to mimic the kneading motions of a real massage therapist, thus helping you relax during the massaging process. It is also quite versatile by design, as it can massage not only the neck but your back, shoulders, lumbar region, and calves. Furthermore, this device enjoys a heating function that allows the massager to heat up massage nodes u tp 40 degrees Celsius.
7HoMedics NMS-375 Shiatsu Neck and Shoulder Massager
This deep kneading shiatsu and vibration massager uses a convenient integrated control feature that gives you full control over its capabilities. Speaking of which, this massager has three massage options to choose from: shiatsu, vibration / combined, or a soothing heat function for maximum relaxation. Not only that but it also features custom comfort flex handles built to allow you to customize the intensity of its massaging functions.
6Nekteck Shiatsu Deep Kneading Massage Pillow
It is important for any neck massager you might consider buying to be not only easy to operate but comfortable as well. Such is the case with the Nekteck Shiatsu Deep Kneading Massage Pillow which enjoys a lightweight construction that makes it comfortable to wear for long periods of time. Thanks to its built-in heating function, this massage pillow will help soothe fatigued muscles and reduce stress while its three custom speed massaging modes provide you with the therapeutic massaging your neck requires.
5Five Star FS8801 Shiatsu Neck & Back Massager
This particular massager uses eight kneading rollers with a soothing heat for therapeutic purposes. It is also capable of massaging in two directions if needed, with a simple one-button switch to choose which one. As you would expect from any high-end massager, this device can also massage the back, waist, limbs, and shoulders along with being very effective at providing your neck with the comfort it deserves.
4LiBa Shiatsu Neck Massager
Equipped with four improved massage nodes, this massager will reach muscles your average massager simply cannot. It does so while providing a heating function aimed at relaxing your body by loosening the muscles. Not only that but it also has bi-directional capabilities that enable you to choose which way the massager will operate. On top of all this, it features a multi-position capability, one that allows it to be used to massage other areas of your body as well.
3Gideon Shiatsu Deep Kneading Massage Pillow
Thanks to its four rotating massage nodes, this massager will penetrate deep into your neck to loosen tight muscles and to help release any stress, aches, knots, or tension you may experience. As expected from such a high-end device, it also comes with a warming feature that delivers comfortable warmth during the massaging process. At the same time, it features 3D counter-rotating balls designed to penetrate the tissue as far as possible while mimicking the kneading and penetration of professional massage therapists.
2Shiatsu Neck & Back Massager Pillow
This ergonomically designed back massager will fit perfectly against the contoured shape of your neck so as to provide you with the perfect neck massage. Thanks to its advanced heating function, this massager will help you relax during the massaging process while the gentle heat soothes aching muscles as much as possible. Interestingly enough, this device also comes with an automatic one-minute timer that will make the device change direction every minute to avoid putting too much pressure on a single spot.
1Zyllion ZMA-13-BK FDA Listed Shiatsu Pillow Massager
There is perhaps no better neck massager on the market at this point in time than Zyllion ZMA-13-BK FDA and it’s easy to see why. This ergonomic massager enjoys a 6-cm ultra slim body that makes it perfect for massaging not only the neck but the upper back or the abdomen as well. Due to its four deep-kneading shiatsu massager nodes, it will penetrate deep into the muscle tissue to provide the therapeutic benefits it was designed to provide. Last but not least, this device comes with an adjustable strap to secure the cushion safely in place and with a 20-minute auto shut-off feature for good measure.