Shiatsu is a Japanese therapeutic practice that involves hands-on therapy performed by pressing and manipulating certain points on the body to help the receiver relax and cope with stress, muscle pain, nausea, anxiety and depression. This deep tissue stimulation is often performed on the feet, since the ancient oriental teaching states the physical act of applying pressure to the feet, by stimulating the particular zones on the foot, helps to stimulate various organs in the body, and improve their function. The particular zones on the foot correspond with organs in the "zones" of the body. Benefits of shiatsu foot massage are, therefore, universal, as almost every part of the body may advantage from such a therapy. However, you don’t need an assistance of an expert to enjoy the benefits of shiatsu foot massage. The market is overwhelmed by different types of home appliances that work as perfect shiatsu foot massagers. Here are the reviews of some of the most popular massagers available on the market.
Deluxe Shiatsu Foot Massager
This foot massager is designed for people who spend a lot of time standing and suffer from painful legs and feet. Deluxe shiatsu foot massager offers heated foot massage and six different massage programs, which are especially planned to bring relief from the day’s exertions. It has adjustable parts that allow the user to find the most comfortable angle for massage therapy, and it is completely controlled by toe-touch.
Homedics Therapist Select Shiatsu Foot Massager
This is an innovative solution for counter-rotational massage that truly relaxes the muscles of the feet and legs. The user can easily select the massage and the level of heat by a simple touch of the toe. It is equipped with special ridges on the unit which helps to keep the feet in place during the massage. The heat, which accompanies the massage, deeply penetrates the tissues, adding to massage experience, and relaxing the muscles even more. It is compact, very light, and comes with a very long power cord, which makes the use of this massager very comfortable.
Dr. Scholl's Hot & Cold Shiatsu Foot Massager
This is a massager that comes with a cord, and works using the electric power. In reality, this means that the user doesn’t have to think about the batteries. It also offers the heat massage, which is fully adjustable, and the user can control this feature according to own desire. Actually, Dr. Scholl's Hot & Cold Shiatsu Foot Massager is the first available massager that offers both cold and hot functionality.