If you’re tall, you know the struggles of finding furniture that fits just right. You don’t want your legs hanging off the edge of the bed or the couch, and you definitely don’t want your head hitting the top of the massage chair. That’s why it’s important to find a massage chair that’s specifically designed for tall people. Here are some of the best massage chairs for tall people, as well as what to look for when choosing one:
Luraco i9 3D Split L-Track Medical Massage Chair
The Luraco Technologies i9 Max Medical Massage Chair is the world’s first top massage chair that can provide medical-grade massages using robotics and artificial intelligence. This innovative product was developed over five years by a team of designers, engineers & therapists who know what it takes for your massage experience to be soothing yet therapeutic!
With seven US patents granted so far as well as several more pending this cutting-edge technology will soon become available at major retailers where you’ll find patented design eligible anytime between now and 2023. The Medical Massage Chair i9 is FDA registered, UL and CE listed.
- True Zero Gravity: it is an important addition to any massage chair, especially one of this caliber. It is a zero-gravity massage chair that offers you the benefits of this position at the simple push of a button. As you recline back, your legs will be raised above your heart so that gravity’s influence is reduced on your spine and joints which allows them to decompress and relax the surrounding muscles as well. This relaxation can create a sort of weightless feeling in some people.
- Patented Butterfly Technology: this highly advanced and exclusive model offers up an unforgettable therapeutic session; 8 sets of rollers provide deeply nourishing pressure throughout your body while butterflies open and close to provide a truly unique feeling for each area being massaged – it’s like getting butterfly-supervised relief from tension all over again with 4 pairs per wing moving independently so no two parts are treated alike or matched down perfectly by chance either.
- Limitless Customizable Manual Programs: 9 different automatic programs and 5 personal memory settings
- 6 Independent Areas for Intensity Controls: independent areas are the neck, upper back, lower back, arms, calves, and feet. The user can personalize what area of their body to be more or less intense.
- Patented Stretching: unique body and 2-position foot stretching. Body swivel with twist stretching not found on any other products.
- 9 Presets: Health, Soft, Quick, Morning, Night, Sport, Shiatsu, Stretch, and TV
- Patented Adjustable Shoulder and Bicep Airbags: as there are different sizes of people, there are different heights for where shoulders will be when sitting in a massage chair; this function allows another way to adjust the i9 to personal body size, just as the sliding armrests, the shoulder/bicep airbag mechanism slides up and down to adapt to different heights.
- Patented Noise Reduction Technology: to maximize relaxation and improve health and wellbeing.
With all the options to make the i9 a perfect fit, Luraco realized that in many homes there will be multiple people who will be using it. The i9 3D allows up to five different users to save their favorite massage chair settings! Imagine that, it’s like having 5 massage chairs in one. However, the Luraco Remotes have been outpaced by touchscreen technology.
They were one of the first manufacturers to bring this interface into massage chairs and their design is sleek yet intuitive enough for most people’s tastes! Luraco is the only manufacturer to offer customization with additional features below:
- Customized Remote Screen with Owner’s name.
- Luraco Blood Pressure Monitor that usually an optional product, but it is included free in Custom Edition
- Built-in Wireless Cell Phone Charging: Relax your body and recharge your phone at the same time.
- Back-Up Emergency Power to restore the massage chair position if power is interrupted (Patented).
- Personalized Leather Name Tag of the owner on the headrest.
The Luraco i9 3D Medical Massage Chair offers a truly unique experience. With its patented technologies and features, it is perfect for anyone looking to relax or heal themselves with an excellent massage therapy session! Note: Please don’t be misled by 4D or 5D space advertised by other manufacturers. If air, motor speed, music, or heat is considered a dimension then the Luraco i9 would be a 7D massage Chair.
Human Touch Super Novo
One of the best features of the Human Touch Super Novo is its Virtual Therapist™ capability which allows you to connect with Alexa and have all of your worries disappear. Additionally, it comes with 38 different programs, so you can always find the perfect massage for your needs.
Advanced Multi-Dimensional Massage Technology with S- and L-Track Systems extend massage coverage from the shoulders and spine down to the thighs. Includes an advanced multi-dimensional track that extended from your neck all the way down to your thighs. The Unibody design covers up to 60% more of the back than conventional massage chairs.
The massage chair also includes a dual lumbar heat function, which can help to loosen tight muscles and relieve pain, there are seven main programs, each with variations. Designed with Cloud Touch Acupressure™, it features targeted aircells that apply pressure to key healing points and manipulates your body to stretch your muscle and heal back pain and muscle injury.
Equipped with an Altec Lansing sound system, this innovative model allows you to listen to the immersive sounds of nature to enhance relaxation. It also offers a narration of the features and health benefits of Super Novo.
- Virtual Therapist™: With its captivating design complete with Alexa capability courtesy of Virtual Therapist™ this high-performance massage chair will make all your worries disappear as soon as they start sinking in.
- Super Novo 38 Programs: pleasure in that massage chair are 38 programs, including deep tissue, full-body immersion, and an effective collection of therapeutic relaxation and recovery programs.
- Cloud Touch Compression Massage: strategically placed targeted airbags apply pressure to key healing points and manage your body to stretch muscles. You can independently turn on and off the different regions of airbags and adjust via 5 levels of intensity.
- Dual Lumbar Heat: adjustable and targeted heat gently soothes the back to loosen tight muscles & help relieve pain. You can adjust the heat through 3 levels of intensity.
- Super Intense Dual Position Stretch Feature: the automated legrest measures your legs, for optimal comfort during the massage session, the air cells inflate around the foot, ankles, and calves, while the side air cells inflate; then, while being pinned down by the air cells, the automated leg rest then extends slowly Out (or Down) – with a long pause. This effects decompression therapy that relieves pressure on the spine (traction), while also stretching the lower extremities.
Human Touch’s Novo is one of only a few that can truly be considered a one-size-fits-all option. It is a favorite, and often one of the only choices when partners, spouses, and families are making a purchase that will accommodate everyone’s needs.
Finally, the Super Novo’s unibody design covers more of your back than conventional massage chairs, providing a more complete massage experience. This is one of the only massage chairs that accommodate those from petite to extremely tall in stature – from 5’0″ – 6’9″ and up to 285 lbs.
Cozzia Qi SE therapeutic Massage Chair
That 4D L-Track smart massage chair combines cutting-edge technology and imaginative design to provide you with world-class relaxation.
The Cozzia Qi SE is wall-saving with a compact design that only needs to be placed 5 inches from the wall. The Qi SE has unique LED chromotherapy lighting that moves in patterns and changes colors depending on the option you choose.
- 4D Human-Like Vario Motion™ Mechanism: massage that feels less like a robot, and more like a human, the mechanism provides the most human-like massage in the industry.
- Dual-Zone Heating: dual heated pads that target the knees and calves with deep tissue air massage, and heated massage rollers for focused neck heat.
- Triple Black: a special edition colorway featuring a black interior, a matte black automotive exterior texture, and black trim details.
- Safety: child protection safety lock, equipped with overheating, power surge detector
- Advanced Reflexology: tri-action foot rollers that use two levels of shiatsu foot rolling combined with immersive air pressure massage to create deep tissue foot massage.
- 64 Airbags with Pressure Sensor: five-level adjustable airbags around the neck, calves, soles, seat, arms, shoulder, back, palms, and sensors measure PSI for foot & calf massage.
Heated air compression sleeves on the legs that move up and down to massage both knees and calves. There are 26 airbags massaging the legs and 16 airbags massaging the calves and feet.
- Automatic Knee & Calf Adjustment
- Quick Access Buttons Embedded in Armrest
- Inductive-stop Sensors in Footrest
- One Touch Zero Gravity Position
- Auto Leg Length Detectable
- One Touch Lie-Flat & Home Restore Button
- Adjust the backrest and footrest at any desirable position
Qi SE provides a space-saving design with only needs 5″ clearance from the wall; saving 37% of living space, compared to competing massage chairs.
Titan PRO Jupiter XL – Extra Large Size
Titan PRO Jupiter offers XL Size For 6’6″ Users. The Titan Jupiter is the first of its kind to specifically cater to the taller person, handling up to 6’6” in height. Most massage chairs have a maximum extension of 8-9 inches. It has engineered its tracks to extend out an additional 12.6 inches from the default position.
Although designed to accommodate the taller person, it still fits like a glove even at 5 feet. The seat base has also been widened by 2” more than the standard, giving it a total of 21” of seat clearance. 3D technology and the L-Track combine for an incredibly life-like feel that is out of this world.
- Unique Head Massage: reinvented the head massage, perfecting the pressure applied to the sides of the head; the air will inflate on the sides of the pillow expanding like an accordion, intended to squeeze the temple region, delivering a soothing massage.
- Full 44 Air Massage System: air compression system is full with excellent coverage, arm air easily covers from above the elbow to the fingertips.
- 3D Rollers L-Track: excellent neck and shoulder program; three – 3D deep tissue massage programs, five levels of air intensity starting in one area, working it gently, graduating to the next, etc.
- Rolling & Scrapping Dual Action Foot Massage: the 1st is a roller that spins with bumps on the outer part of the wheel, to mimic the feel of thumbs pressing on the bridge to the balls of the feet; the 2nd action is the forward and back motion, where the rounded points move front and back scraping the bridge and heels of the feet; with the airbag compression, you are getting 3 different types of massage at once.
- Automatic Programs: you can select from 9 automatic programs: sleeping, vitality, relaxation, combination, pain relief, muscle, circulation, waist, and stretch. Each program is uniquely designed to deliver a variety of massage combinations. When the “Auto” button is pressed use the remote scrolling pad to select the massage program.
The Titan Pro Jupiter provides an easy-to-use experience with the bulkiness of past remotes. Select from 9 pre-set programs (Sleeping, Relax, Vitality, Combination, Muscle, Pain Relief, Circulation, Waist, and Stretch).
The massage chair that takes up to 3 feet behind the backrest for it to be fully reclined is now a thing of the past as Titan’s innovative design team has engineered an amazing space-saving technology. When you are done using your massage chair, all their needs will only require 2 inches from wall space!
The Jupiter XL massage chair is manufactured in one of the top factories in China. This is a mid-price chair, which means internal parts, etc., may not last AS long as the Luraco i9 massage chair.
Kahuna SM 7300S – Superior (Spacious) Massage Chair
The SM-7300S is an updated version of the original SM-7300 massage chair with many new features. It concentrates on providing a better experience in terms of variety, 13 automatic programs that cover more body areas at once, and advanced techniques like kneading tapping combinations for higher quality massages!
With this massage machine, you can scan your whole body and be sure that all massages are accurate. It will make feel rejuvenated with its innovative 2D rollers which provide a guided experience for optimal pleasure!
- Zero Gravity and Heat Therapy: a massagechair isn’t only well-versed in the art of massages, though, since it heavily focuses on other fields of therapy too; heating therapy on the back and leg area with separate on/off button
- Space-Saving: with upgraded 3 zero gravity positions with more angle
- Shoulder Position Detection: function let you enjoy a more individualized massage.
- 4 Variety Stretching Programs: stretches for the whole body vertically while holding shoulders and pushing to stretch out shoulder blades and neck
- 36 Air Bag Massagers: all-in-one whole-body massage
- Auto Smart Body Scan: auto smart acupoint detecting scanning system will scan and detect your body size for individual custom fit massage.
4 Special programs:
- Dynamic Sport
- Office Person
- Senior Mode
- Golfer Mode
4 Stretching programs:
- Yoga Stretching
- Dynamic Stretching
- Sv-Chiro Stretching
- Active Stretching
Longer operation time of up to 1 hour per massage session. With 6 rollers providing the experience of being massaged by 6 different hands and the whole body being embraced while the massage is being processed. That model has premium quality speakers on both sides to enjoy relaxing music. Kahuna’s designers recommend height and weight: 5’2” to 6’5” up to 350lbs.
Apex AP-Pro Lotus – Budget Model
The Apex AP-Pro Lotus is a budget massage chair that comes with the latest features and innovations on the market. Lotus offers auto zero gravity mode with 3 stages when pressing the zero gravity button. You can adjust the best angle of the backrest and calf rest during the massage.
The deep tissue massage offered by Apex massage Chair is unlike any other. The pressure on your muscles will be invaders, and you’ll feel them all the way down to their bones. If this sounds like something you need after an intense workout or long day at work-we’ve got just what’s needed: a truly healing experience that only takes 30 minutes each morning (or evening).
- Magnet Therapy Function: 8 natural energy magnets located in calf airbags.
- 64 Full Body Airbags: the model is designed with efficiency in mind, and that includes the entire airbag massage system. there are 64 airbags located throughout the massage chair to offer a full-body massage experience, the arm air massage function is built in 8 airbags, upper arm area is built in 4 airbags, with 3 levels of intensity adjustments.
- Negative Oxygen Ionization: located at the top of the shoulder massagers, this feature helps purify the air at the microscopic level and direct it to the user’s face, this technology is widely used throughout Asia and Japan and has numerous relaxation benefits.
- 7 Auto Programs: each program focuses on different areas with different massage applications. Demo, Fatigue Recovery, Waist Stretch, Ache Relieve, Comfort, Full Air, and Relief Stress are provided options.
- Leg Extension: the massage chair can fit up to 6ft 4in and is equipped with a spring-loaded leg extension for the taller user, simply apply light pressure to the feet and extend your legs out.
- Adjustable Shoulder Massager: the shoulder part is designed with automatic detection and micro adjustment function, in which body curves and massage points are automatically detected, and it can automatically adjust the distance of massage hands’ moving back and forth according to the detected body curve and massage points.
The Apex Lotus comes standard with Apex’s latest massage rolling track, which massages from your neck, all the way down to your glutes and upper hamstrings. This is called an “SL” rolling track, and it works with the automatic detecting function at the beginning of every session to give every user a massage that fits their body.
The audio jack input is located on the left armrest area where you can insert your headphone plugs to listen to your favorite tunes.
Osaki OS-4000T Zero Gravity Massage Chair
The Osaki OS-4000T massage chair is the newest update to the best-selling OS-4000 model and now includes foot rollers, the OS-4000T also offers beautifully updated upholstery and includes zero gravity, a 30-inch roller stroke, body scan technology, an S-track massage robot, full body air massage, seat vibration, and heat therapy for your back.
Choosing your massage is easy with the seven unique auto programs: Muscle Relief, Anti-stress, Neck/Shoulder, Thai, Stretching, Demo, and Back/Lumbar, all with one touch of a button.
Massage combinations are endless with six of the most desirable techniques: Shiatsu, Kneading, Swedish, Rolling, Clapping, and Combo. Add to that 5 speed and intensity settings and you have complete control of your massage for ultimate relaxation.
- Unique Foot Rollers: located on the bottom of the feet are 2 rows of spinning reflexology massagers (foot rollers) which provide a soothing kneading style application.
- Ergonomic S-Track: the model is ergonomically designed with the shape & curvature of the human spine. It also provides support to both your neck and back.
- Next Generation Air Massage Technology: through innovative engineering, Osaki reduced the total number of airbags but has increased the volume and surface area of massage.
- Advanced Computer Body Scan Technology: it scans your entire body prior to your massage to customize it, especially for your body type and size. The massage chair technology now allows the rollers to map the back curvature with more accuracy than ever before. Plus, you can make micro-adjustments as needed to bring a more humanistic and scientific massage approach.
- 38 Airbags: The massage chair wouldn’t be a full-body without the addition of air massagers. The 38 massage airbags are pumped with air and wrap around the regions of the body the S-Track roller system can’t reach, providing a rejuvenating compression and stretch; the airbags massage the outer arms, hips/waist, shoulders, buttocks, neck/head, hamstrings, calves, and feet.
- Seat Vibration: located in the seat base is a vibration plate that provides a vibration massage to the back of the thighs.
- Lumbar/Lower Back Heat Therapy: its built-in heating pads provide relief to those suffering from lower back pain by increasing the oxygen flow to aid in healing damaged tissue. Heat therapy also forces your lower back to press more firmly against the backrest for a stronger and deeper massage
With auto leg scan the calf and foot massager is capable of making adjustments according to each individual’s leg length ensuring that the massage airbags are concentrating on the correct areas.
A massage with high pressure will lighten your stiff body, but a soft massage will help you relax and have a good night’s sleep. Also, the delicate pneumatic massage and folding leg unit pours calmly to the calf, pelvis, and soles, and is designed with a weightless angle of 126 degrees.
At the start of the massage, the massage chair will fully extend out and then retract. Once the foot massager has reached the desired length, firmly press your totes down to indicate the massage chair to stop.
3 Types Of Width Adjustable Settings:
Tis massage chair is one of the best budget big & tall massage chairs and provides a Zero Gravity recline position places your legs above your heart and evenly distributes your weight across the massage chair. This position has been found to relieve pressure on the spine, relax the neck and back, increase circulation and blood oxygen levels, expand lung capacity, and help correct spinal alignment.
Kahuna LM6800 Full Body Massage Chair – Bonus Budget Model
The S/L-Track design feels really good on your lower back. It is a must if you suffer from lower back pain and certain kinds of sciatica.
LM-6800 is a specially designed L-track frame structure massage chair with 4 rollers along with an air-cell massage system that effectively massages your shoulders, waist, arms, and hips.
The Yoga Program stretches the whole body vertically while holding the shoulders and pushing to stretch out the shoulder blades and neck.
- Body Stretch Feature: the Yoga Stretch button on the remote gives you a full-body stretch. It grips your ankles and tilts back to the side, helping tired muscles relax while it’s being used for this type of exercise; this massage chair also has some other unique features that make all aspects better than any others in its price range – which is why we recommend getting one today
- Multiple Program Choices: 6 preset programs to choose from, including the yoga stretch; there is also a range of specific body zones to choose from; like the upper back, lower back, full back, lower body, or lower back and body.
- Zero Gravity: it is the best possible massage position. It elevates your legs, lowering your heart rate and blood pressure, because your heart isn’t working so hard, you get to relax even more; 3 stages of true zero gravity positions.
- 3D Body Scan: takes your measurements before starting the massage sequence and sets the rollers and leg length to match your specific size.
- Hybrid S-/L-Track Design: feature really hits every spot along your spine; the rollers track the natural curve of your spine, and they track all the way down to your bottom.
Kahuna Lm6800 offers all-in-one full-body massage with 36 airbag massagers. The Kahuna special in this department is that their footwells are flexible, and they stretch.
Kahuna Signature Program – SH-Chiro:
- SH-Chiro program is designed specially to target your spine unblock nerve energy and allow it to flow better down your spine and throughout your body.
- You will feel the spin pressure relief after use.
So you don’t have to bend your knees and sit in a funny position to try and fit your foot in the box. Space-saving technology only requires three inches during the transition to zero gravity positions.
What Should You Consider While Buying a Massage Chair for Tall People?
When you are looking for a massage chair, it is important to keep in mind that not all massage chairs are created equal. If you are tall, you will need to find a massage chair that is specifically designed for people who are taller than average. Here are a few things to keep in mind while you shop for the perfect massage chair for tall people:
- Look for a massage chair that has an extendable leg rest. This will allow you to get the full benefit of the massage, regardless of your height.
- Make sure that the backrest of the massage chair is long enough to support your back. You should also look for a massage chair with an adjustable backrest so that you can find the perfect position for your height.
- Choose a massage chair with a wide range of massage settings. This way, you can customize the massage to your specific needs and preferences.
- Pay attention to the weight limit of the massage chair. You want to make sure that the massage chair can accommodate your weight without any issues.
- Ask about the warranty and return policy before you make your purchase. This way, you can be sure that you are getting a quality product that will last for many years to come.
How Long is Too Long in a Massage Chair?
The duration of time spent in a massage chair is a critical consideration to ensure both the effectiveness of the massage and your overall well-being. While the benefits of using a massage chair are well-documented, there is indeed a point at which spending too long in a massage chair can have adverse effects. To determine how long is too long in a massage chair, one must consider several factors, including the chair’s design, individual tolerance, and health goals.
- Chair Design and Features: High-quality massage chairs are designed to provide effective and therapeutic massages without causing harm, even during extended sessions. These chairs often include safety features to prevent overheating and overuse. However, cheaper, less sophisticated models may not have these safeguards.
- Individual Tolerance: The optimal duration for using a massage chair can vary from person to person. Some individuals may find that 15 to 30 minutes of daily use is sufficient to achieve their desired relaxation and pain relief, while others may tolerate longer sessions without issue. It’s crucial to listen to your body and adjust the duration accordingly.
- Health Goals: Your health goals and the specific issues you are targeting with the massage chair play a role in determining the appropriate duration. For general relaxation, shorter sessions may suffice. However, if you are using the chair to manage chronic pain or specific musculoskeletal conditions, longer sessions might be necessary, under the guidance of a healthcare professional.
- Potential Risks: Prolonged use of a massage chair can lead to issues such as muscle soreness or skin irritation. These risks can be mitigated by using the chair as directed, maintaining proper posture, and periodically adjusting the intensity of the massage.
- Hydration and Comfort: Extended sessions in a massage chair can lead to dehydration and discomfort. It’s advisable to stay hydrated before, during, and after using the chair and to take short breaks to stretch and reposition yourself to maintain comfort.
- Consulting a Healthcare Professional: If you have underlying medical conditions or concerns about using a massage chair for an extended duration, consult a healthcare professional for personalized guidance. They can help you determine the appropriate length of sessions and frequency.
In summary, how long is too long in a massage chair depends on various factors, including the chair’s design, individual tolerance, health goals, and potential risks. As a general guideline, most people can enjoy 15 to 30-minute massage chair sessions daily without adverse effects. However, if you plan to use the chair for longer durations, it’s crucial to pay attention to your body’s signals, maintain proper hydration, and seek professional advice if you have any concerns about its impact on your health. Ultimately, moderation and self-awareness are key to maximizing the benefits of a massage chair while minimizing the risks of overuse.
Conclusion. What’s the Best Massage Chair for a Tall Person?
If you are looking for a best massage chair that is specifically designed for people who are taller than average, the Luraco i9 3D Split L-Track Medical Massage Chair is the best choice. This massage chair has an extendable leg rest, so you can get the full benefit of the massage regardless of your height. The backrest is also adjustable, so you can find the perfect position for your height. In addition, the Luraco i9 3D Split L-Track Medical Massage Chair has a wide range of patented massage settings, you can customize the massage to your specific needs and preferences.
The Human Touch Super Novo is another great choice for a tall person. It has a long backrest that will support your back, and it also has an extendable leg rest. The Super Novo also comes with a unique Cloud Touch Compression Massage Function which heals points and manages your body to stretch muscles.
The Cozzia Qi SE is another excellent choice for a tall person. This massage chair has a 4D Human-Like Vario Motion™ massage mechanism that provides the most human-like massage in the industry.