Naipo Massager (Neck/Back)
- Editor Rating
- Rated 5 stars
- Naipo Kneading Massger (Shiatsu Style)
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- Value for MoneyEditor: 95%
- Product QualityEditor: 100%
- Comfort during MassageEditor: 100%
The Naipo Kneading Massager with 8 x rotating massage nodes has been reviewed by Tristan Haskins aka CardioCritic. A high quality massage device that is guaranteed to ease tension and soothe aching muscles in neck, shoulders and back.
Released > January 2017
Suggested Retail price (at time of release) > £59 / $79
Expect to Pay > Approx £49/$59
Manufacturer > Naipocare
What is it
Naipo are a leading manufacturer of HIGH QUALITY massage devices. To keep their prices low they generally sell their products directs through their stores on Amazon. The product on test here is a Kneading Massager that gives the user a powerful “Shiatsu Style” massage. It is designed primarily for neck, shoulds and back, however, it can also be used on legs, arms and waist.
It features 3 x massage speeds, forward and reverse rotation, 8 x kneading massage nodes (4 x small & 4 x large). As well as providing a deep and invigorating massage it also features a soothing heat setting – optional.
Shiatsu “style” Massage?
A genuine Shiatsu massage is one whereby pressure is applied with thumbs, hands, elbows, knees or feet to pressure points on the body. Throughout the massage focus is applied to rotate and stretch limbs joints and pressure points (meridians in Chinese medicine). This Naipo Massager simulates a similar kneading / rotating action.
Who’s It For
This massage device is for anyone who wants to relieve pain and soreness in neck, back or shoulders. However, you don’t have to be suffering neck/back pain to appreciate this unit. Who doesn’t like a nice deep neck massage? With this Naipo Shiatsu style massager you can enjoy a masage at anytime, anywhere. Just plug the massager in to a power socket and sit back. Let the rotating massage nodes do their work to relieve tension and relax muscles. The options heat settings provides a soothing warmth to the area being massaged.
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This product comes boxed direct and can be ready for use in just a few minutes. Familiarise yourself with the manual before getting started. The unit comes with both a DC and mains AC power adaptor.This means you can use it at HOME or in the car / caravan from 12V DC. Just plug it in to the preferred power source and press the ON button.
For the next 15 minutes sit back and enjoy the massage. To prevent over heating the massager automatically turns OFF after 15 minutes. You can re-start it by pressing the ON/OFF button. The massage nodes will rotate both clockwise and anti-clockwise automatically. If you want to FORCE a direction change just press the button.
NOTE > At all times some nodes are rotating clockwise, others anticlockwise. This opposing rotation is what gives the unit the Shiatsu style deep massage.
Want it HOT
If you want your massage to really soothe aching muscles simply turn on the optional heater. The massage nodes glow red as they emit a pleasant warming sensation in to the muscles.
Want it Harder / Softer
The great thing about this Naipo massager are the arm slings. Pullling DOWN with your arms will increase the pressure applied throughout the massage. Raising the arms slightly will soften the intensity of the massage.
Faster or Slower
It is also possible to control the SPEED of the massage nodes. The speed control provides access to 3 variable speeds from slow, to medium to fast. Personally I preferred the medium and slower speeds.
What’s included in the box.
1 x Shiatsu shoulder massager
1 x User manual
1 x Car charger
1 x Charger
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Naipo massaging neck and shoulders
Massage Nodes dual direction provide Shiatsu style massage
A short video of CardioCritic using this Naipo massager. Trust me, I’m enjoying it even if it doesn’t show on my face. When making the video we tried several times with more smiling and lots of “ooohs” and “aaaahs” as the nodes got deep in to the shoulder muscles. The result was something you really wouldn’t want to be seen watching, trust me here. Take my word for it .. it’s a LOVELY FEELING lots of pleasure with a little “nice” pain too.
How many other neck and back massagers on Amazon have this level of consistently high customer reviews? This new model has received 4.5/5 Stars from 178 verified purchasers.
CardioCritic has really enjoyed reviewing this product. We were thinking about giving it away as a prize but sorry … I am keeping it ! I have always been lucky with my neck/back and never really considered purchasing a massager. The Naipo neck and back massager has convinced me that you do NOT need to have a back or neck problem to enjoy a lovely, deep invigorating massage. I have awarded the Naipo Kneading Shiatsu Style Massager a highly recommended 5/5 Star CardioCritic review rating.