Learning Center - The Best Massage Chairs for Larger People

best massage chairs for big and tall people

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People come in different shapes and sizes. That’s a fact. We need our massage chairs to be able to accommodate us, no matter our size. When it comes to finding the best big and tall massage chairs, it can be a bit tricky. But that’s why we’re here.

We’ve put together a list of great massage chairs for people on the larger end of the spectrum that can help you to find the perfect fit.

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The Kahuna LM-7800 Massage Chair

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This massage chair is for people up to 6’3″ tall. The LM-7800 its also a popular choice among consumers of every size. The extendable footrest is also great for people who have long legs. You’ll have much more room to stretch your legs.

This chair is also quite wide at 30 inches. In addition to this, the chair offers some of the top features that people want. It has a Quad-Style massage roller on an L-Track, which will reach your lower back and glutes, Zero Gravity, lumbar heat, and of course full-body airbag compression massage.

The Luraco iRobotics i7 PLUS

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The Luraco iRobotics i7 massage chair has accumulated incredible reviews from users across the globe online. The chair has been tested for up to 300 lbs and is made in the USA. In fact, it was voted best medical massage chair by Tech Guru at the International Consumer Electronics. And has been given the Mark of Excellence Award at the Consumer Electronics Show.

The i7 PLUS is an advanced version of any massage chair, with innovative technology that’s sure to leave you impressed. It’s a very popular chair, and the simple user interface with a smartphone-like display makes it exceptionally easy to use and enjoy.

With five intensity settings, the chair’s massage can be personalized to your needs. Additionally, the body scan feature works well with bigger users and will ensure that the rollers position themselves correctly for your massage.

The Panasonic EP-MA73

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When you’re looking for a comfortable massage chair as a larger person, you need to consider the width of the chair and the back. That’s where the Panasonic MA73 shines.

Unlike the common narrow massage chairs you’ll see from most brands, the MA73 is wide enough for any big and tall person. The weight capacity isn’t the highest, with a maximum of 264 pounds, but the build is pure quality. The heavy-duty frame is well made to withstand regular, intense use.

Additionally, the features of this chair make it a customer favorite. The heated hand and arm massage are very cozy and tend to areas that we don’t realize are under so much stress. For those who use their hands often or have rheumatoid arthritis, it can be a godsend.

Plus, it offers five different massage setting so that you can customize your massage from day to day and change it up if there are others using the chair. This chair is also endorsed by the American Chiropractic Association, offers heated massage rollers, stretch programs, and the specialized Junetsu Massage Technique, which uses a spiral circular motion that reaches deep down all the way to the bone to loosen muscles.

For the price, you get a lot of bang for your buck. With the higher than standard weight capacity, wider seat area, and hand and feet massage capabilities, this chair is an easy recommendation for a larger person.

The Titan PRO Jupiter XL

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With a height range of up to 6’6” and a long L-Track of 53”, the Titan PRO Jupiter XL is an incredible chair for taller and bigger individuals. With the combination of 3D technology and an L-Track massage, this large massage chair delivers an incredible experience every time you use it.

Plus, it also offers Bluetooth technology so that you can connect your smart device and listen to your favorite music or audiobook, space-saving tech that allows you to recline the chair fully with only 3.2” needed behind it, and two-stage zero gravity that allows you to experience the best in spinal decompression and joint relief.

The Jupiter XL is a top seller among our customers, and it’s easy to see why. With all this and adjustable intensity of both the rollers and the airbags, this chair is one of the top models on the market today.

The Dreamwave Classic

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The Classic model of the Dreamwave offers a max height of 6’5” and also offers 3D massage and roller width adjustment so that you can make sure the rollers are hitting your back the way you want them to.

The seat of the chair is nice and wide at 38”, and the chair offers several programs and manual modes, which allow you to personalize your massage experience and makes it great for a multi-user household.

The Classic uses patented Shiatsu massage to loosen muscles and also provides body scanning technology so that the chair can map your size and shape to ensure good pressure from the rollers from neck to lower back.

And in the instance where you do share the chair, the lower end of the height requirements is 5’, so people of practically every size can enjoy a thorough, or gentle, massage from this chair. Plus, the lumbar heat and hip squeeze functions provide another layer of massage therapy that can loosen muscles and relieve stress on the spine.

Human Touch Novo XT2

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When you want really the most out of a height range, the Novo XT2 is a fantastic choice. It tops out at 6’9” and has a max weight of 285 lbs. The seat width is also pretty good at 31”. This is one of the best massage chairs on the market, and the height limit is just one of its incredible features.

The Novo XT2 also offers a combination S/L-Track, dual lumbar heat, built-in Altec Lansing speakers, an advanced tile-style remote with an Android and iPhone app, 3D massage, zero gravity, USB ports, 35 auto wellness programs, space-saving, and so much more. It is a fantastic chair and another of our customers' favorites because it can accommodate those on the shorter end too, with a 5” minimum height.

Human Touch Super Novo

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If you want to kick your massage capabilities up a notch, without losing the excellent height range of the Novo XT2, you want the Super Novo. The Super Novo still offers the max height of 6’9”, but now the seat width goes up to 34”. Plus, with all the same great features of the Novo with several additions, it’s a new release that everyone is excited about.

Now, the adjustable footrest can not only stretch out to accommodate long legs but the massage feature can reach up to the knee area. It provides an incredible design that delivers 3D massage across your entire back and all the way down to your thighs. Plus, you can up it even more with the available 4D massage programs.

Best of all, this is the first chair of its kind that offers Alexa Integration. That’s right. Sit down in the Super Novo and all you’ll have to do is say, “Alex, tell my Novo to give me a massage.”

Now that’s a massage chair.

Get Shopping!

Now that you know some of the best chairs for your body type, you’ll be able to take home the perfect chairs for your needs and enjoy all the benefits massage has to offer, all while being comfortable and relaxed.

If you have any questions, check out our Massage Chair Buying Guide, or reach out to us over the phone or through email at info@massagechairplanet.com. We’d love to help you enjoy a smooth purchase process, so don’t hesitate to reach out.