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Best Massage Chairs for Small Person

Which is the best massage chair for a small person.

If you're anything like me, you're not tall. That can mean that some of the bigger massage chairs don't fit you as well as others. Many may believe that a large massage chair is fit to seat all sizes, and can easily support a petit user, but that’s not necessarily true. A massage chair fit to size on a smaller user maintains a secure massage so that the user can experience the effects of the chair from head to toe. For smaller people, it can be difficult to determine which massage chair will work best for their body type.

Which are the best massage chair models for a small person?

Well, worry not. We're here to tell you which chairs we know are best for smaller users.

We advise smaller users to find a massage chair that features body scanning technology. This innovative feature measures the user’s body before their massage, so that the rollers, and massage track can accurately target the body during the massage. With body scanning technology, smaller users are ensured they will receive a thorough massage tailored to their specific body.

Smaller users should also keep in mind the airbag massage feature when looking for their new massage chair. Airbag massage offers compression therapy throughout the body, relieving tense muscles. Body scanning technology in combination with airbag massage ensures that smaller users are assessed accurately for their body type, and that the massage technology embedded operates properly given the user’s unique body size and type.

Below, we’ve created a short list of some massage chairs we find best for small people. These chairs are all different in their own way, but provide the best support for those of a smaller stature.

Inner Balance Wellness Jin 2.0 Brown

Inner Balance Wellness Jin 2.0

Designed with the user in mind, the Inner Balance Wellness Jin 2.0 massage chair is perfect for small people, with foot and calf rollers that can support a user roughly under five feet. The Jin 2.0 is about 30 inches wide, so when using the air compression program, petite users feel the airbags in full effect. The Inner Balance only requires two inches away from the wall for full recline, saving space as well. This massage chair also features a dynamic SL- track, lumbar heat, ergonomically designed armrests, and 3D digital speakers.

  • Track & Length: L-track, 51.25"
  • Foot Massage: Yes
  • Body Scan: Yes
  • Suggested Minimum User Height: 5’0
  • Dimensions Upright: 60.25" x 29.5" x 44"
  • Dimensions Reclined: 68.5" x 28.5" x 35.5"
Human Touch Certus Moon

Human Touch Certus

The Human Touch Certus offers a 3D massage entirely customizable for any user. This massage chair is crafted to support users who are also roughly under five feet, and typically have a smaller width. Enjoy the Certus’ unique SL-track that will deliver a precise rolling massage detecting pressure from the body to ensure optimum application. This massage chair also features cloud touch acupressure, Flex 3D massage technology, and full-body stretch mechanisms so you can get the most out of your massage, and not have to adjust just so the massage chair targets the right spots.

  • Track Type: S/L-track
  • Foot Massage: Yes
  • Body Scan: Yes
  • Suggested Minimum User Height: 5’0
  • Dimensions Upright 63" x 32" x 47"
  • Dimensions Reclined 63" x 32" x 47”
Synca JP1100 Massage Chair Black

Synca JP1100

Made as a sleek and contemporary model, the Synca JP1100 is another good massage chair for small people. Customers short of five feet can enjoy the full slate of relaxation this massage chair has to offer. Offering a power stretch, near flat recline, and double detection, this massage chair is wonderfully made to relive a variety of users, and can be the best massage chair for those of a smaller stature. The Synca keeps you secure while providing air compression massage, and thorough reflexology.

    • Track & Length: S-track 29"
    • Foot Massage: Yes
    • Body Scan: Yes
    • Suggested Minimum User Height: 5’0
    • Dimensions Upright: 54.5" x 35" x 49.25"
    • Dimensions Reclined: 78.75” x 35” x 29.25”
Oski 400t Massage chair Black

Osaki OS-4000T

The Osaki OS-4000T massage massage chair has the perfect balance between price and feature set, which is why year after year it consistently sits at the top of many lists. This massage chair offers a streamlined airbag massage system and foot massage rollers. When you recline into the zero-gravity position the leg rest will extend and retract. Once you find the perfect length, simply press your toes down on the footrest to stop it. This is a feature that someone that is a smaller height will really benefit from.

    • Track & Length: S-track 49"
    • Foot Massage: Yes
    • Body Scan: Yes
    • Suggested Minimum User Height: 5’0
    • Dimensions Upright: 58.3"L x 35.4"W x 48"H
    • Dimensions Reclined: 74.8"L x 35.4"W x 45.3"H

Final Thoughts 

Smaller users should not feel discouraged when looking for a massage chair. Many chairs on the market today are designed with smaller people in mind. With body scanning technology and airbag massage, these chairs can provide a thorough, customized massage that is tailored to your individual body size and type. So what are you waiting for? Find the best massage chair for a small person today!

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