Some people love to drive, but for others it’s a necessity for work or for family. When driving is such a means to an end, the driver often suffers for it. Chronic back-pain, neck-pain, muscle-tension and lower body tension can make life and driving feel unbearable. Luckily, technology has not let us down on this one. There are several options for in-car seat massagers that can help rejuvenate those sore muscles during those long periods of driving. It might be difficult to know which one really fits, so here are the 10 best seat massagers for your car In 2019.
10 Zyllion Kneading Massage Pillow
This massage pillow is small and affordable. It has four rotating nodes and a heating feature, which work together to melt away the stress of a long drive and a hard work week. Every few minutes the nodes switch direction, to prevent bruising, and the optional heating element keeps the muscles loose and limber. Each cycle lasts for about twenty minutes, which is optimal for the best results. It fits conveniently against the car headrest, or really any headrest if someone wants to use it outside of the car. It’s the perfect way to get relief after a days work.
9 Viktor Jurgen Adjustable Massage Cushion
Recommended to long-distance drivers, this adjustable massage cushion comes with an AC and car charger adapter, as well as a 3-in-one functional design. It delivers lumbar support, massage therapy for the back and glutes, and cushions any seat. It has breathable fibrous material that allows amazing airflow, and won’t trap sweat or heat that sometimes makes long drives uncomfortable.The cushion and massage pillow can be adjusted for comfort, it’s very light weight, easily strapped in and has a firm non-slip attachment. It’s ideal for those who have lumbar support issues and want to eliminate pain or prevent further pain.
8 HoMedics Quad Shiatsu Pro Massage Cushion
The Shiatsu Cushion has three massage styles and zone-specific options. There’s the fast option, which beats those kinks and knots into submission. There’s the deep option, which really gets into the muscles for a more thorough, kneading massage. Lastly, there’s the gentle option, which is for the purpose of relaxing and getting some much-needed comfort. Like most portable massage units, there is a heat option that helps to soothe tired muscles. It’s convenient and has a minimalistic look that can fit into any car decor. It straps in with ease and has a remote that is user-friendly.
7 Relief Expert Vibrating Car Seat Back Massager
The Relief Expert has an innovative design that uses ten motors, which allows for five massage modes and three intensive settings for major relief in the neck, upper and lower back, shoulders, lumbar, thighs and buttocks. The three intensive settings are for vibration, which is a key element in relieving muscle fatigue and tension. It has straps that fit it snuggly into a car seat, or any seat and make getting comfortable while sitting easy and quick. This massage chair offers a simple but effective way to ease the body from work-related stress, pain from travel, and other factors.
6 Naipo Portable Back Massage Seat Cushion
Like most of its competitors, the Naipo seat offers a full body massage to relieve stress and improve circulation in the muscles. However, what makes the Naipo seat distinct from other massage chairs is that it has dual area heating films and unique padding for added versatility and effectiveness. There are several options for heat placement and intensity, which can’t be said for many other massage chairs, plus the remote is user-friendly. It’s designed to fit any seat, be it in the car or at home in a chair in front of the TV. It’s a very reliable product.
5 Gideon Shiatsu Deep Kneading Massager
The Gideon Shiatsu is a more modern option, with cool bells and whistles. There are eight programmable massage patterns, which might seem like a hassle for some but heaven for others. There’s also the super cool (no pun intended) cooling option, made possible by a unique 3D design with ventilated holes and five-speed operating fans. So not only is there the option to warm up for the winter and ease those sore muscles, but there’s also relief from the sweltering heat in the summer and a pleasant numbing effect. To top it off, it’s also stylish and affordable.
4 Snailax Gel Shiatsu Neck and Back Massager
This portable massager has customizable functions that allow you to have a full body massage or focus on a specific area. Along with a mild, soothing heat and an easy to control remote, it has a rechargeable battery that stocks up seventy minutes of massage time. It’s recommended, though, that each session is only fifteen to twenty minutes because anything past that could cause some serious bruising. The efficient design provides maximum comfort and support and is an ideal choice for those who have big problem areas that need special attention. It’s not too bad on the price front, either.
3 Relaxzen 10-Motor Massage Cushion
The Relaxzen Massaging seat cushion can only be described as plush. It is lightweight but get this, has 50 percent more seat foam than most other massagers. This extra cushion lessens the effect of the vibrating motors, so the driver still gets an amazing massage without being shaken up like a martini. There is also a thickly padded neck rest covered in the soft polyester material. While using one of the eight intensity levels of vibration, the driver can soak up the lavish and comfy feel of 50 percent more cushion. So basically, it’s like driving while sitting on a cloud.
2 Five S Vibrating Massage Seat Cushion
The Five S seat cushion is described as vibrating for a good reason; instead of the usual rolling and kneading feature, it uses a unique and high vibration level to enhance body relaxation. There are three massage speeds and four massage ‘programs’ for the choosing, along with a hand remote that allows easy shifting between the options. The objective of this method is to deliver a satisfying massage in the least time possible. It also, of course, has a heat function for tense muscles. It’s incredibly portable, easy to use, has a great modern design, and won’t break the bank.
1 Dr. Scholl’s 5-Motor Full Cushion Massager
Dr. Scholl’s massager has been fondly described as unpretentious. While it may not dazzle, with what it lacks in fancy bells and whistles, it is a solid and reliable massage cushion for everyone in the family. It has three intensity levels, it’s compact and easily transported from the home to the car, and best of all: the price tag is super friendly. Despite being simple, it doesn’t lack by way of ergonomics and it has the standard feature of heat built-in. Overall, it isn’t the most flashy, but it is at present the safest bet for a healthy budget.