Rubbed the Right Way: The 7 Best Personal Massagers to Destress Anytime

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* Personal massagers are a cost-effective solution to stress relief
* Available at a variety of price points, these devices will save you money on spa treatments
* Find one that works for your needs, from back rollers to deep tissue wands

After a long week at work, there’s nothing better than checking yourself into a spa. But those treatments can add up quickly. Take matters into your own hands (and give your wallet some relief) with these personal massagers.

When used with regularity, they can knead out problem points all over your body. From back rollers to magic wands, the best massagers make great gifts for your friends, your partner and yourself.

John Steinberg
3 years
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John Steinberg
3 years
Amazing.. !! this is a real good reference for my upcoming projects!

1. Anself Back Roller Massager

Whether you need to relax from a long day at work or too much time at the gym, the handy Anself Back Roller Massager is a cost-effective way to eliminate sore and aching muscles. The small and handheld design allows it to be easily transported. In addition, the massager is available in red, blue and green. The simple ball design helps to remove fatigue, promote blood circulation and kneads easily over your body.

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2. Gaiam Pressure Point Massager

The Gaiam Pressure Point Massager sports a unique design with three central, pressure applying balls. Using the end handles, you’ll be able to target the exact pressure points you wish to alleviate while aiding your circulation. In addition, the Gaiam is ideal for relieving sports related injuries and also comes with a free online massage guide.

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3. Happy Trigger

Although it may resemble a slightly obscure fishing rod, the Happy Trigger is extremely effective for self massage. The hook shape ensures that you can apply adequate pressure to your back while the pointy tip provides deep relief. Able to relieve tension anywhere on your body, including all those hard to reach areas, this easily transported massager is sure to remain close to your side.

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4. WAHL Deep Tissue Percussion Massager

Boasting a variety of interchangeable heads, the WAHL 4290 has something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you desire the 4-fingered flex (which feels like a real masseuse’s hand) or the accupoint to rid your body of uncomfortable knots, this sleek device offers massage relief after a hard day’s work.

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5. Wand Massager Handheld

This handheld massager has 10 extra powerful speeds and a variety of eight vibration patterns, and the lightweight device will have you relaxed and stress free almost as soon as you turn it on. The extra long handle puts you in full control, while cordless freedom means that you can take it with you wherever you go.

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6. HoMedics Percussion Action Massager

Featuring an ergonomic, easy-to-grab handle and a variety of massage speeds, the HoMedics HHP-350 Massager has dual pivoting heads to focus all of the relief exactly where you want it. Designed for all-over-the-body use, the massager also features a heating function that works best when the two nodes are exposed.

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7. Naturalico Shiatsu Massager

For truly deep muscle relaxation look no further than the Naturalico Shiatsu. Ideal for use wherever you may be, including the office, your car or in the comfort of your home, this kneading node-filled band is great for targeting hard-to-reach muscle groups. By providing a warm and comfortable head, the Naturalico is able to release tension deep within your muscles and set you up for a more restful night’s sleep.

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