- 1 1.1 TheraFlow Dual Foot Massager Roller
- 2 1.2 Nekteck Heated Electric Kneading Foot Massager
- 3 1.3 Miko Shiatsu Foot Massager with Deep-Kneading
- 4 1.4 RENPHO Foot Massager Machine with Heat, Shiatsu Deep Kneading
- 5 1.5 HoMedics, Triple Action Shiatsu Foot Massager
- 6 1.6 RENPHO Foot Massager Machine
- 7 1.7 Belmint Shiatsu Foot Massager
- 8 1.8 Snailax 2-in-1 Shiatsu Foot and Back Massager
- 9 1.9 TruMedic InstaShiatsu Heated Foot and Calf Massager
- 10 1.10 Ivation Foot Spa Massager
- 11 Buyer’s Guide to Foot Massagers
Why We Like It
Everybody loves a bargain, and so do we. The TheraFlow Dual Foot Massager is the most affordable foot massager available. It is a manual massager, meaning it doesn’t come with the fancy features of an electric massager, but still gets the job done.
While it lacks the whistles and bells of its more expensive alternatives, this foot massager still provides an effective relief from foot tension and pain. Carefully spaced ridges on the roller presses against trigger points on the foot, for effective pain relief at the right spots.
An anti-slip bottom keeps the massager still when in use. This feature prevents the appliance from moving about when being used. Moreover, the massager is perfect for all feet sizes, while being lightweight for portability.
Apart from foot relaxation and a good feel, this massager provides relief plantar fasciitis pain, foot stress, and arch pain. It does these while utilizing the original shiatsu acupressure massaging technique.
Why we like it
The Nekteck Heated foot massager features a versatile design complete with 6 massage heads. These massage heads have 18 rotating massager nodes for an amazing relaxing feel. These nodes relaxes tense muscles, easing blood flow in feet after a hard day’s work.
Another feature we like about this massager is its heating function. The heat function fastens the relieving process for fatigued muscles, therefore quickly alleviating pain. Oh and the function is safe to use and can be turned off when not needed.
Depending on foot size and convenience, the massager features adjustable height. The height is adjustable through 3 different settings, for more effectiveness. You don’t have to bend over the massager and turn it off. An easy to reach power button can be pressed with the toe.
What’s more, the whole device is extremely portable. It has a carrying cord built into it to help move it from place to place. The Nekteck massager is a great way of relieving pain without going to the salon or spending a fortune.
Why we like it
The Miko Shiatsu foot massager is a high end machine, for those who are willing to pay more for a quality massager. For those who do, the product leaves their feet pampered in luxury. It has a variety of features enabling a customized massage session, making it worth the price tag.
The Miko is a high tech massager with two foot chambers, lined with cloth covers you can wash afterwards. Once your feet are cozily in the chamber, you have two ways of operating the massager. You can either use the control panel on it or operate it with the included remote.
There is the option of choosing between two massaging techniques. Opt between soothing natural vibrations and deep kneading from kneading nodes. Plus, the mild temperatures are adjustable to your specific liking.
The deep kneading, shiatsu rolling, and heat functions help relieve tired feet. Also, the massaging action opens up blood vessels, for increased blood flow. The machine is ideal for those seeking relief from muscular tension, chronic pain, plantar fasciitis, and diabetes.
Why we like it
Fitted with rotation ball, rolling stick, and heading, the RENPHO foot massager is another great machine for your home comfort. The machine lessens the pain sensation on your feet, consequently relaxing the whole body.
The massager offers shiatsu, kneading, and heating massages. Thanks to an ergonomic design, the RENPHO is simple and straightforward to use. It comes with intuitive, user friendly, and easy to reach controls. The touch panel responses great to foot touches.
With 3 kneading intensities, you can customize the vigor of the massage to you specific preferences. Furthermore, the heating function can be independently controlled on each of the two chambers.
As a hygienic addition, the cloth covers lining the foot chambers can be removed for washing. The machine fits most people, with feet sizes of up to 12 for men. While this may not fit some people, it is still a good range for most of the people.
Why we like it
The HoMedics Triple action foot massager provide a great massaging experience at an affordable price. You won’t have to break a bank to afford this one. Using the Deep Kneading Shiatsu principle, it delivers a circular knead up and down the foot.
These circular strokes rejuvenates weary soles and arches all the way from heel to toes. An optional heating system further alleviates muscle tension. Heat melts away muscle tension, enhancing the massaging experience.
Thanks to a stimulated blood flow, the healing process hastens, making your fatigued feet feel alive again. The two chambers are generously spaced to accommodate all feet sizes. A breathable fabric is included in the chambers to prevent your foot from overheating.
This foot massager is one of the easiest to use. Toe responsive controls enables you to either power the machine’s heating feature on or off. Since the device is portable, you can use it at home or take it with you to the office and comfort yourself as you work.
Why we like it
The RENPHO foot massage machine can be remote controlled, thus ensuring your well-being and proper health. It comes with squeeze, heat, and shiatsu therapy functions. As the kneading nodes squeeze through your feet, blood flow increases, contributing to overall health.
The massaging action facilitates hormonal release, creating calmness. Moreover, these hormones curbs the release of stress and tension causing hormones. Its heating function is designed with your safety in mind. The device heats slowly, taking between 7-10 minutes.
Moreover, the massaging intensity can be adjusted to an individual preferences, so as the squeeze intensity. If the heat is a problem for you, you can turn it off. An inbuilt timer automatically turns off the device either after 15 or 30 minutes.
The chambers are largely spaced, to accommodate men’s sizes of up to 12. Also, the cloth cover comes off easy for washing, ensuring a clean massaging environment. The touch buttons are easily pressed by your toes. Still, a wireless control is available for autonomy.
Why we like it
At its price range, the Belmint Shiatsu massager doesn’t come on the cheap. However, the craftsmanship behind this device makes it worth the price tag. For starters, it is one of the best shiatsu foot massagers available, thanks to the deep kneading technique.
With an inbuilt timer, you don’t have to manually turn the device on or off. You simply set the desired time duration and let it do its thing to your feet. The massager uses an air compression technique to deliver excellent masseuse-like touch.
The intensity of the compression can be regulated from light to strong. This feature is great for starters, as the pressing may be too strong at the beginning. Therefore, if you have low tolerance to pain, then start the massager on the lowest setting, with a gradual increase.
Compression pumping on the forefoot has an added benefit of prompting the body to excrete toxic fluids from the food. In the process, more oxygenated blood flows through the foot, hastening the healing process.
Why we like it
Versatility is an important aspect of any prospective home appliance you intend on buying. Foot massagers are no exemption. The Snailax is a 2 in 1 foot massager, giving the best value for money spent on it.
Apart from being a foot massager, it can as well function as a back warmer. The Snailax is a nice foot massaging machine, feet warmer with the heat on, and by detaching the top cover, it makes for an excellent back heating pad.
Additionally, the machine is portable, allowing you get benefit from its incredible Fatigue elimination capabilities. Its functionality is down to about 8 rotating shiatsu rollers for deep tissue massage. The kneading works on feet, leg, back, and thighs.
If you desire heat therapy, a heating pad is included in the set up to warm up your feet, or as a massage medium. For your safety, a protective medium surrounds the feet chamber, keeping you safe. Whether it is on your coach, bed, chair, or office, you can bring this massager along.
Why we like it
Instead of just massaging your feet, why don’t you also give your tired calves a treat? The TruMedic heated foot massager gives you these two functionalities, for the price of one. It’s a great product for eliminating fatigue and reducing soreness.
For the price you pay for this massager, you get a professional spa like treatment at the comfort of your home. Customizable modes for vibration, speed, and air compression means you can customize the massage intensity as much as you want.
The best foot massagers should perform multiple massaging styles, in a single machine. Rolling, kneading, air pressure, and scraping massage styles for your feet and calves means you don’t have to step into a spa for the same treatment.
The button on this device are easy to understand and operate, for each of the four massages. An ergonomic design takes the shape of your calf and foot, thus maximizing comfort, pain relief, and relaxation since you deserve it.
Why we like it
On those days when you desire a soaking action as your foot is massaged, then Ivation Foot Spa Massager would your ideal go-to massager. The massager has rollers built into the bottom of the tab. As a result, as your feet gets massaged, they are soaked in warm water.
For even a toastier foot bath, you can adjust the water temperature up to 122 degree Fahrenheit. As the rollers vibrate, they relieve tension from the feet and legs. Multiple water jets in the tub circulate the warm water, adding to the bliss.
Alongside the waterjets, motorized rollers work out kinks and knots in your toe muscles. If you love essential oils during spa time, then, you can add some in the warm water, for even a better massaging experience.
The bubbles created by the water jets calmly reduce foot pain. Essential oils adds to the aromatherapy function of the massager. Controlling this massager is easy too. An advanced LED display features a timer and multi-massage function selections. You get a free brush and acupressure pedicure attachments.
Buyer’s Guide to Foot Massagers
Type of Foot Massage
When shopping for a foot massager, you need to work out what will work out the best for you. To this regard, you can get foot massagers of three types; electric, manual, and foot spas. These options work differently to meet the diverse massaging needs.
Al electric massager has motorized rollers that move massaging nodes to press on different points on the foot. On the other hand, a manual one has rollers that you target you target soft tissue parts on the foot. Due to this working mechanism, users can target the rollers on specific parts of the foot.
Foot spas use a combination of motorized rollers and heated water to provide therapeutic relief to weary feet and calves.
The location and ease of access of control buttons are essential to the ease of use of any device, and not only foot massagers. Look for massagers which you can control using your toes. If its touch screen, then the controls have to be sensitive to toe touch.
Bending down to tone down on settings should not be the case. There are even option for a wireless control with a remote. These are a win-win buy on your part.
To make a massaging process more effective, a heating function is usually incorporated in the device settings. Heat soften tissue muscles, thus hastening the therapeutic relief from the massaging action.
However, heat can be too much for your feet too. As such, you need a way of turning the heating off. Further, a meshed cloth should cover the foot chamber to shield you from some of the heat. The fabric should be removable for washing after every massage session for a clean environment.