Best Massage Chairs

A massage chair can help relieve aches and pains and let you unwind after a long day. Knowing the functions, features, and styles available will help you choose a massager that works for you and enhances your health and wellbeing. Continue reading...

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Olympia Massage Chairs Zeus Athletica

Olympia Massage Chairs Zeus Athletica 🏆 2024

5.0  (236) Summary
  • Price (RRP) $22,500
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Ian W.
Ian W.
 
Great serviceAwesome chair fast delivery easy to deal with would buy with them again
Masseuse Massage Chairs Physio+

Masseuse Massage Chairs Physio+

4.9  (534) Summary
  • Price (RRP) $8,495
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Enrico Vidovich
Enrico VidovichSA2 posts
  Fair Incentive
all goodGreater understanding of total workings of the Chair as delivered. Show details ·  1
Masseuse Massage Chairs Ultimate Chiro

Masseuse Massage Chairs Ultimate Chiro 🏆 2024

4.9  (293) Summary
  • Price (RRP) $8,995
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Kimberley B.
Kimberley B.
 
Ultimate Chiro Heavenly MassageWonderful after sales service with Tom who made the whole buying experience a walk in the park. The delivery service was prompt and efficient and the aftercare, phone chat team were pleasant and helpful. I'm so happy with my Chiro Massage Chair.
I wouldn't be without it now. Show details
inTouch Smart Glide Pro Massage Chair

inTouch Smart Glide Pro Massage Chair 🏆 2024

4.9  (282) Summary
  • Price (RRP) $19,500
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Kerry Lynne
Kerry LynneNSW
 
Olympia Massage Chairs Alpha X

Olympia Massage Chairs Alpha X

5.0  (87) Summary
$18,900RRP
Sandeep M.
Sandeep M.
 
Awesome chair and serviceThis is a fabulous chair, so comfortable and the massage is awesome. I can’t thank enough to Zaarne for his professional first class customer service. I am so glad i made the inquiry about this great exceptionally well made product that has been a life changing purchase. The service and level of knowledge from Zaarne really sealed the deal. Show details
Olympia Massage Chairs Therapi +

Olympia Massage Chairs Therapi +

5.0  (71) Summary
$8,900RRP
Deonne Collins
Deonne CollinsQLD
 
  • Price (RRP) $12,995
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Annette Vella
Annette VellaNSW
 
Well worth every centRemedial deluxe, amazing chair
Look so forward to the end of the day to massage my tired muscles and tightness in my shoulders
Love love it !!! Highly recommend ! Honestly all the staff is amazing and helpful Show details ·  1
iRest A100

iRest A100

4.7  (92) Summary
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Catholyn
Catholyn
 
Reasonable price for good quality productI purchased a massage chair 6 months ago for my whole family and it is definitely a great product for back pain relief. My parents really like "full body stretch " function of this chair
iRest SL-R168

iRest SL-R168

4.8  (66) Summary
  • Price (RRP) $6,000
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Jungik L.
Jungik L.NSW
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iRest SL-A305-17

iRest SL-A305-17

4.8  (53) Summary
  • Price (RRP) $3,999
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Song Chen
Song Chen
  Fair Incentive
High quality message chairHigh quality, love it, my husband are so enjoy to sit on the message chair after his work and always see him fell asleep in the chair. Show details
Olympia Massage Chairs Bliss XO

Olympia Massage Chairs Bliss XO

5.0  (39) Summary
$11,900RRP
Anna X.
Anna X.VIC
  Fair Incentive
Best value and long warrantySarah has been very patient and explained all the features very well, I decided on purchasing the Bliss model because it provides enough strength to suit my back needs during my trail on the chair before purchase. Overall I think this model has all th basic functions I am looking for, hope everything goes well as promised. Show details
inTouch Evolve Massage Chair

inTouch Evolve Massage Chair

5.0  (38) Summary
$4,990RRP
Beverley
Beverleynone of your business7 posts
 
Quality chair excellent serviceChair was high quality and was delivered within a week. Service from the team at intouch to the installation guys has been over and above and really feel im supported if i have any issues going forward. Very pleased with puchase and would definitely recommend it. Show details
iRest SL-A688

iRest SL-A688

4.9  (43) Summary
  • Price (RRP) $11,699
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magoo
magooVIC13 posts
 
  • Price (RRP) $21,995
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Paul
PaulVIC
 
Best investmentBest investment ever made. Chair is very useful after long days of work. Show details ·  1
Chi-Link Prestige Massage Chair

Chi-Link Prestige Massage Chair

4.5  (55) Summary
  • Price (RRP) $6,980
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Alan
AlanQLD2 posts
 
iRest A100S

iRest A100S

4.9  (34) Summary
  • Price (RRP) $15,900
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yosef l.
yosef l.
 
i restI Highly Recommended IREST massage chair, IREST had a lot of type and range for Price, price was compete with other brand, staff w're friendly and explan with all detail. I was served by KIM ( Burwood store ). Show details
iRest SL-A305S

iRest SL-A305S

5.0  (22) Summary
  • Price (RRP) $9,399
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maheshinder
maheshinderQLD
  Fair Incentive
Best massage chairit is easy to use. very nice massage , even better than hand massage. Show details
iRest SL-A309S

iRest SL-A309S

5.0  (17) Summary
  • Price (RRP) $9,699
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azzy
azzyVIC2 posts
 
I rest a309sThis chair is absolutely amazing, we look forward to it every day.. so glad we went to the home show. Best investment ever, I have actually fallen asleep in it a few times. Show details
OSIM uThrone Gaming Massage Chair

OSIM uThrone Gaming Massage Chair

4.6  (21) Summary
  • Price (RRP) $1,680
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Flora L.
Flora L.NSW6 posts
 
iRest SL-A321

iRest SL-A321

5.0  (12) Summary
  • Price (RRP) $10,999
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Danny
DannyVIC2 posts
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Awesome product and service!!Good massage and good size. For the first time, wife really approved this impromptu purchased! Like the wise man said, Happy wife, happy life :) Show details
Innovation Square ULT-88

Innovation Square ULT-88

3.6  (36) Summary
sally
sallyVIC
 
fantastic chairI believe this company has gone into liquidation. After 7 years of regular use, I needed someone to fix a problem with my chair. George, who is Melbourne based, was excellent if anyone needs repairs or a service on their chair.
George 0405 001 319 Show details
Chi-Link Executive Massage Chair

Chi-Link Executive Massage Chair

4.5  (15) Summary
  • Price (RRP) $9,980
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Min
MinQLD
  Fair Incentive Verified
OSIM uDivine V

OSIM uDivine V

5.0  (11)
  • Price (RRP) $9,580
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Lung  Gouw
Lung Gouw
  Verified
Good investment for health and well beingUsed 3-4 times a week and had better sleep every night. Show details
Elex Zenith 6D Dual Core

Elex Zenith 6D Dual Core

5.0  (10) Summary
  • Price (RRP) $19,990
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Matthew G.
Matthew G.NSW
 
Olympia Massage Chairs DaVinci

Olympia Massage Chairs DaVinci

5.0  (9) Summary
$23,500RRP
Kong Sing
Kong Sing
 
Worth every centsAfter doing physical activities DaVinci is a must go for relaxing and softening my muscle, I love the strong massage, it helps me improved sleep quality and take away those tired feelings. It’s luxury worth every cents, you guess what, I can watch movies even can catch up my business work by using the remote. I’m loving my chair. Highly recommend.
Stewart
Stewart
  Fair Incentive
A BlessingBought this for my wife who is in a wheelchair. She has found it really good to boost her circulation and notices her feet do not swell as much. Also the hip swing setting also assists with keeping her more supple. Show details
Medi Pro 2500

Medi Pro 2500

4.3  (10)
Carolyn
Carolyn2 posts
 
Perfecto chairThis is the TajMahal in my very small lounge and money well spent...such luxury coming home from work to sit in my chair..Loving it and the envy of my friends... Show details
$4,650RRP
Nirajan T.
Nirajan T.VIC
 
Infiniti Lion 4D Massage Chair

Infiniti Lion 4D Massage Chair

5.0  (4) Summary
$9,790RRP
Joe
JoeSA
 
Fantastic massage chairKenzo was fantastic to deal with! The voice commands on the chair, really make it excellent to use. Show details
$4,995RRP
Darren S
Darren S
  Fair Incentive

A woman sitting in a great massage chair in the corner of a room by a window and sliding door.

Should I buy a massage chair?

If you’re in significant pain or have concerns about your health, you should consult your GP, physiotherapist, or relevant health practitioner first.

While massage chairs can't replace the treatment you'd receive from a physiotherapist or massage therapist, they're a great way to relax and unwind. Plus, you can use them at any time.

Whether or not a massage chair is "worth" buying will depend on whether you can afford one and how well it can help with your body tension or pain.

We’ve listed some benefits and disadvantages of massage chairs below.

Pros
Can help relieve tension, pressure, soreness, aches and pains.
Can promote good posture by helping each vertebra return to their natural alignment.
Can improve blood circulation.
Is a dual-function furniture piece, as it can also be used as a regular armchair.
Cons
Usually less versatile than handheld massagers, as they tend to mostly focus on the larger back muscles.
Tend to have a maximum user weight, so not everyone can use one.
Can only massage areas of your body that can be reached by its rollers.
Generally quite expensive.
Quite bulky, and so may not be suited to smaller homes or rooms.

What to look for in a massage chair

Massage styles and functions

Different massage chairs have different massage styles and functions - some will focus on one type of massage (for example, you can buy a shiatsu massage chair) while others will have a variety of massage types.

Massage chairs often include (but aren’t limited to) the following kinds of massage functions:

  • Kneading
  • Rolling
  • Tapping
  • Vibration
  • Heat therapy

You should also look at the number and type of pre-programmed massage options a chair has. They can have anywhere between 3 and 50 massage programs - the more programs, the less repetitive your massages will seem when you’re not in the mood to fiddle around with buttons.

While massage chairs can offer an array of health and wellness benefits, steer clear of companies that advertise their massage chairs as being able to “cure” an ailment or medical condition.

Massage intensity

The strength of a massage in a massage chair is dependent on a variety of factors, such as the number of motors within the chair (the more motors, the more power), whether or not the massage chair has removable padding, and the abilities of its rollers.

Here are the different roller types you can choose from:

  • 2D massage: This means that rollers work on X and Y axes, so they can move up, down, left, or right.
  • 3D massage: This lets you adjust the intensity of the massage rollers, and works on X, Y, and Z (diagonal) axes.
  • 4D massage: A 4D massage chair has rollers that work on X, Y, and Z axes, but offers more control over speed and intensity than 3D technology.

Over time, your body will likely become used to the intensity of your massage chair, so it’s a safer bet to go with a chair with more strength abilities and options so that you’ll make the most of it in the long run.

Massage areas

More basic massage chairs will generally just be able to massage your back, however you can find full body massage chairs, with some even having head, foot, arm, and hand massagers. These more targeted massage areas are usually delivered via airbags or smaller massage heads or rollers. Airbags provide a compression massage.

Massage track

There are different types of tracks that come with massage chairs that determine the range of the rollers.

  • L-track: An L-track extends from the neck to the gluteus muscles. They conform to the spine’s natural curvature and are usually somewhere between 120 to 130cm long.
  • S-track: An S-track extends from the neck to the lower part of the lumbar region, and also follows the spine’s natural “S” shape. They’re slightly shorter than L-tracks, ranging from around 75 to 80cm, but enable greater spinal stretching and twisting motions.
  • J-track: A J-track, also known as a Flex Track, combines the range of an L-track with the S-track’s stretching and twisting capabilities.

Size

Massage chairs aren’t exactly compact, so you need to check measurements of any chair against the space you’re intending to place it in your home. Some chairs have a space-saving feature that lets them sit up against the wall and fold out when you want to use it.

If you find that you don’t have the space or budget for a massage chair, you could opt for a seat massager. Seat pad massagers have massage functions and can be placed on top on top of a seat or armchair that you already have.

Reclining ability

More premium massage chairs will usually have a range of recline options, one of which is zero gravity.

A zero gravity massage chair positions your body in a gravity-neutral position, with your legs above your heart level and your weight evenly distributed along your body. This takes pressure off your spine and can help reduce tension and improve circulation.

Features

Machines will often have an array of features that can make them easier to use, provide a more relaxing experience to users, or let them offer more massage functions.

  • USB port: This lets you plug in your mobile device to charge it.
  • Bluetooth speakers: These will let you play music from your mobile device, so you can listen to music that helps you unwind.
  • Memory settings: These will let you save your favourite custom massages so that you can easily access them at the push of a button or two.
  • Body scan technology: This scans your body to identify tight muscles and determine how much pressure to apply, where to apply it, and which massaging motions to use.
  • Heat technology: Some massage chairs heat up in certain areas to help soothe muscle pain or soreness.
  • Aromatherapy: Some massage chairs have an essential oil diffuser so that you can better relax.
  • Chromotherapy: Chairs with a chromotherapy feature use ambient, soothing lights to help you relax.
  • Air ioniser: This is generally located in the headrest, and helps clear the air of dust and other allergens.
  • Storage slots: Storage slots let you keep the essentials - such as books, magazines, or a phone - nearby.
  • In-built wheels: These you easily move the chair from room to room.

Durability

Genuine leather is a popular choice for massage chair upholstery because of its durability and luxurious feel. However, synthetic materials are becoming more popular, particularly among high-end chairs. This is because your massage chair generates a lot of heat and movement, and synthetic fabrics can be designed to withstand heat and wear and tear.

Getting a heavy-duty chair is a good idea, especially if you’re going to use it frequently. Look for a massage chair with a modular design - this makes repair work (which can get expensive) easier and likely cheaper.

Ease of use

Considering the point of a massage chair is to help you unwind and relax, the last thing you’d want is a chair that’s confusing or frustrating to use. Plenty of chairs come with intuitive controls that are operated via a touchscreen or with a remote. Some massage chairs even have voice controls.

Price

Massage chairs are usually hefty investments; they often range from around $500 to sometimes as much as upwards of $15,000. Massage chair prices will usually depend on features, materials used, and the brand.

Because of the high price point of many massage chairs, many retailers offer interest-free or affordable financing options.

Before buying a chair, check how long the warranty is and what it covers. At the very least, it should cover labour and parts. Some manufacturers also offer a one month money-back guarantee, so that you can get a full refund if you’re dissatisfied with the chair you’ve bought.

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