Mini Guide on What Leg Massager Is and How to Use It
Thigh massage can offer many vital health benefits. Leg massager is one of the things that can make this self treatment easier. Let us take a look at different kinds of leg massaging devices and at the health effects you may expect after using them.
The benefits of using a massaging device:
Massage can help you solve several problems. One of them is increasing and improving liquid circulation in your legs. Today, most people lead hypo dynamic style of life. We work sitting down for long hours. Such position is very unhealthy for your legs. It decreases blood inflow and outflow in your legs. This leads to pour nourishment of leg tissues and various vessel problems.
By massaging your legs you stimulate blood inflow and outflow and ease the work of your vessels. Plus, you relax and at the same time stimulate muscle work of your legs. Plus, you decrease water retention by massaging them. This helps to reduce appearance of cellulite on the thighs.
Types of leg massagers:
Basically, there are several types of these devices available. Here we will talk of two of them: compression massagers and vibration and squeeze massagers.
Compression massagers for legs look like the cuffs you use for taking your blood pressure. They get automatically filled with air. You wrap them around your legs or just one leg and adjust the right level of pressure. The compression, created by the air massages your legs, relaxes and stimulates muscles and improves blood and lymph circulation in them.
These compression massagers for legs are available in the form of cuffs or in the form of wrap shoes. In the latter case, you can get both of your legs massaged simultaneously. You sort of put them on, as shoes and they may go all the way up to your knees. You may also get additional cuffs for the upper legs.
Now, vibration and squeezing massagers cause pretty similar effect on your legs. Only they work a bit differently. They look like some sort of shoe hold or shoes, placed in a box. You insert your feet into them. They cause vibration onto your feet and massage them. Most of such massagers have different vibration modes to adjust to your needs or likes.
It has to be stated that both of the above mentioned types of massagers for legs come in variety of sets to meet any budget. The least expensive of them are small compression cuffs with electric motors. You put them on each of your legs in turn. They sort of look like the blood pressure cuffs, but they massage, instead of taking pressure.
As you may see, there are many shapes and models of leg massager devices to choose from. But even the simplest ones would provide you with significant health benefits.
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