Navigation Links
Massage Chairs Promote Comfort and Happy Dads for Father's Day
Date:6/3/2008

CHATSWORTH, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans are among the hardest-working people on the planet, so it's good news that more of us are learning to savor the stress-dissolving satisfactions of massage.

One-third of American adults have turned to massage for pain relief, often on their physicians' advice, according to the American Massage Therapy Association. Baby boomers are particular enthusiasts, averaging seven massages annually. They're followed closely by adults 18 to 44, who averaged five massages in a year's time.

No matter what age, anyone who has experienced a massage knows the only issue is how long to wait before having another -- and that matters mainly because prices can easily top $100 for an hour of kneading and squeezing, stretching and compression.

To the rescue comes the massage lover's dream -- and the ideal Father's Day gift: a 21st-Century version of the classic recliner.

Massage chairs have long been a popular consumer product in Japan, where about 15% of homes have them. Americans are just beginning to realize the benefits of having a massage chair in the home; only about 1% of U.S. homes have them, but that figure is expected to rise as the population ages.

With many massage chairs now on the market, scouting relative merits requires expertise like that of Relax The Back (http://www.RelaxTheBack.com), one of North America's largest specialty retailers of ergonomic and comfort products. The nationwide network of retail stores carries the SANYO Zero Gravity Massage Chair (HEC-DR7700), which gives all the benefits of a live massage.

Equally elegant as furniture or massage chair, the Japanese-made Zero Gravity chair takes its name from the semi-reclining posture astronauts naturally assume under weightless conditions -- which also happens to be the least stressful position for astronauts during take-off, as determined in the U.S. space program. Two reclining positions allow the Zero Gravity chair to support the back while promoting optimal oxygen flow.

But it's after you're positioned that the real benefits begin. The chair's sensors identify stiffness and tension to customize a full-body massage targeting the areas of greatest need. Numerous strategically placed airbags in the Zero Gravity chair's backrest, seat, and footrest inflate and deflate in predetermined sequences, working with adjustable rollers to mimic human hands as they gently compress and stretch muscles throughout the back, legs and feet.

"This chair leaves a recliner in the dust," says Frank Nordt, a Portland, Ore., biochemist who spends long hours before a computer screen. "It's definitely what I'm looking for on Father's Day."

To learn more about the benefits of massage chairs, including the SANYO Zero Gravity Massage Chair, visit http://www.relaxtheback.com or stop by your nearest Relax The Back store.


'/>"/>
SOURCE SANYO Home Appliances
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Veria Announces Acquisition of Massage Envy Ltd.
2. The Massage Spot Announces Opening of Manhattan Beach Location; Seeks Investors for Growth of Affordable Luxury Mini Day Spa Concept
3. Smart Circle International, LLC Launches Its National Health and Wellness Network Complimentary 1/2-Hour Massage for Everyone
4. Massage Prep(TM) Announces Outreach Program
5. Massage Eases Pain, Anxiety After Surgery
6. Giving emergency nurses aromatherapy massages with music dramatically reduced stress levels
7. Giving emergency nurses aromatherapy massages with music dramatically reduced stress levels
8. Free Wheelchair Mission to Distribute 4,400 Wheelchairs to China Earthquake Victims
9. Chrysler LLC Vice Chairman and President Jim Press and His Wife Suwichada Serve as Honorary Co-Chairs of Annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Promise Ball
10. The SCOOTER Store Donates Power Chairs to Two Army Veterans With Limited Mobility
11. The BBVA Foundation awards its 2007 Biomedicine Chairs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The Patient Advocacy Community of The Beryl Institute presented Eve ... Ravich Patient Advocacy Award in recognition of her extraordinary contributions to the field ... at The Beryl Institute’s annual Patient Experience Conference on March 20 in ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... Sterling, VA (PRWEB) , ... April 21, 2017 ... ... hosting its first weeklong campaign, AWARE: A Week of Addiction and Recovery Education, ... emerging evidence in treating and preventing substance use disorders. , The mission ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... Malvern, Worcestershire, UK (PRWEB) , ... April 21, ... ... Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of International Trade, the UK’s most ... performance in international trade, which represents 95% of total revenues and has grown ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... April 21, 2017 , ... Westside ... experienced, personalized dental care since 1985. After thirty-two years, Dr. Latner has become one ... to help my numerous clients over the years with all their dental needs,” said ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... 21, 2017 , ... Federal mandate, fines, controversy, questions about ... Obamacare program that most Republicans love to hate and Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid ... , Like Obamacare, the Miller program centers upon a federal mandate. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/19/2017)... Companion animal vaccines ... pets such as canine, avian and feline. ... such as Attenuated Live Vaccines, Conjugate Vaccines, Inactivated ... Recombinant Vaccines. Attenuated live vaccines are derived from ... have been weakend under laboratory conditions. Conjugate vaccines ...
(Date:4/18/2017)... , April 18, 2017 Cogentix Medical, ... on providing the Urology, Uro/Gyn and Gynecology markets with ... the first quarter ended March 31, 2017 after the ... The Company will host a conference call and ... on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern ...
(Date:4/18/2017)...  Socionext Inc. and SOINN Inc. today announced ... which Socionext extracts and delivers biometrics data to ... results in reading ultrasound images from Socionext,s viewphii™ ... results will be introduced at Medtec Japan, held ... 4505 & 4507. In this initial ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: