A massage chair is a big investment, with many models costing hundreds or even thousands of dollars, but the rewards to your health and comfort are worth the down payment. Whether you’re looking for a model that can work out tough knots and stress in your aching body, or you want a place for ultimate relaxation outfitted with the latest tech, here are the best massage chairs available right now.
Real Relax Massage Chair
With over 4,000 reviews on Amazon averaging four-and-a-half stars, the Real Relax Massage Chair has proven itself to be a crowd favorite. “I'm in the chair right now, and I've been using it every day since I got it,” one of those reviewers wrote, adding, “I was nervous about buying one so cheap (compared to others), but I did my research on Amazon. … I'm really happy with this!” Engage the zero gravity mode, crank the back heater, and engage the foot massager to see why so many folks are so happy.
BestMassage Full Body Electric Shiatsu Massage Chair Recliner
In this BestMassage chair, 21 airbags placed along the arms, hips, shoulder, thighs, calves, and feet work together to work the whole body through a custom air massage system. Built-in sensors make the system extra effective, measuring the length of each user’s spine and targeting the specific spots that need the most help.
Walnew Power Lift Recliner
The Walnes Power Lift Recliner is specifically designed to assist elderly users get in and out of the chair. A lift function built into the base of the chair raises up as users exit, depositing them onto the ground with ease. While the massaging functions are more limited than some other models, they still provide five modes and two intensity levels across four target areas: back, lumbar, thighs and legs.
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SMAGREHO 2020 New Massage Chair Recliner
“For two people that used to fly around the world 26 days a month for work, it’s like having our own first class seat at home!!!” wrote one ecstatic reviewer of the Smagreho massage chair. “I do not feel like a milkshake in this chair like I have in previous models I have tried out,” another reviewer noted. “I would strongly recommend this chair for anyone looking for a comfortable way to relax after work and before bed.”
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Best Choice Products Faux Leather Recliner
This Best Choice model provides comfort on a budget. At $400, it’s less than half the price of most models, and a fraction of some of the glitzier models, but it still provides heat and massaging functions to target tired spots, all in a relatively simple and sleek package.
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WeGuard Massage Gaming Chair
This massage chair is specifically designed for gamers, but it will do wonders for anyone who spends hours in front of their computer (aka, most folks). While the massage functionality is pretty limited compared to competitors, the ergonomic design of the WeGuard chair will ensure comfort during long stretches at work or play.
At $2,300, the Relaxonchair MK Classic is a price tier above some others on this list, but it’s also a step up in terms of materials, durability, and customer care. Intelligent scanning enables full body massage functions, from the neck down to the thighs, but customers report feeling equally comforted by Relaxonchair’s customer support.