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Naturalize Shiatsu Neck Shoulder Massager With Heat Review
I have never tried a Shiatsu Neck Shoulder Massager before so I really didn’t know what to expect. I soon found out that Shiatsu Massage is quite intense and deep. Since I am not used to that kind of rough massage I found it to be a little painful and the massager is a bit heavy and awkward.
Since I don’t have a lot of experience I thought I should take the massager to someone who knows what they are doing. My step-mother is a massage therapist so she knows all about it. I took the massager to her house and she tried it and liked it. She likes a deep Shiatsu massage and doesn’t mind the pain. A friend was also there that has a very, very bad neck and wanted to try it out . She thought the massager was WONDERFUL and it really helped to loosen up her neck.
This massager uses eight silicone kneading balls plus a bi-direction movement that mimics the feeling of a personal massage with or without heat. When the heat is on the balls glow red.
The Naturalize Shiatsu Neck and Shoulder Massager has two sleeves that you put your arms through and rest the massager on your neck and shoulders. With your arms in the sleeves you can control where you want the massager on your back or shoulders.
Under the flap of the sleeve you will find the control panel to turn on the massager and operate the heat and reverse functions. After a certain amount of time the massager will automatically switch directions or you can manually switch the direction of the massaging balls when you want. The Shiatsu Neck Shoulder Massager has four different massage modes.
The massager can be used on different parts of your body. The instruction book that comes with the unit has pictures showing how to use it. One way is to turn the sleeves inside out and use the velcro strap to secure it around your waist like a belt. This makes it easy to massage your lower back.
For my overall review I would say if you don’t like painful deep massages this is NOT the massager for you.
The massager has to be plugged in when in use and the power cord is a bit short. You have to stay close to an outlet to use it, and it unplugs very easy. I would accidentally unplug it when I moved around.
If you are sitting in a chair and lean back too hard the massaging balls will stop rotating.
The massage unit is heavy and a little awkward to use.
It takes awhile for the heat to heat up, and it doesn’t get very warm.