What’s the Best Finger Massager of 2018? Top 12 Revealed

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For those of us that use our hands a lot, having the right massager for our fingers is a must. Without the added ability to stimulate the tissues with the following devices, our hands and fingers would not feel as good as they feel, especially in moments of high stress and repeated use. Which finger massager is best for you? Well it all depends on your level of comfort and a design that fits your preferences, and this is why we’ve reviewed our picks for the top 12 Finger Massagers.

Product FAQ

1. What Is a Finger Massager?

2. What’s a Manual Finger Massager?

3. What’s a Mechanical Finger Massager?

4. Who Should Use a Finger Massager?

5. Where Can I Find a Quality Finger Massager?

How We Reviewed

As a general rule of thumb, we reviewed devices with the backing of some of the best names in the industry for massage and wellness. The design of a quality finger massager is incredibly intricate. Choosing a company with less than ideal credibility is off the table. That said, each one of these devices offers something a little bit different depending on what you’re looking for.

Overall Price Range

Some options massage one finger at a time and can be as inexpensive as $, while others use advanced technology and massage the whole hand at once. Some of these models can be priced up to $$$. So as you can see, picking the right model will both be a function of what your needs are and how you’ve budgeted. 

What We Reviewed


Manual

Features

This manual finger massager is a handheld device and is ideal for being able to choose the pressure you apply at any given time. It’s a fantastic portable tool that’s great for relieving stiffness and promoting healthy circulation.

Price $

Method of Relief

This is a portable roller that’s easy to use.

Portability

This little roller is easily packed up and stored with your other toiletries or spa kit.

Pros

  • Affordable
  • Choose the pressure
  • Portable

CONS

  • Small size might be misplaced
  • May break down from overuse over time
  • Low tech, its one modality is applying pressure

Features

This manual roller’s ergonomic design offers outstanding benefits for pain management in the fingers, wrist, forearm, and even the foot. The way it targets pain points is unique, and its multi-purpose usage ensures that you’ll get the relief you need for years to come.

Price $

Method of Relief

This is part compression and part roller. Its combination of both these forms is a strength.

Portability

Again because of its small size, this tool is easily transported from one place to another.

Pros

  • Multi-application
  • Durability
  • Portable

CONS

  • Targets points well, not wide areas
  • Requires physical effort depending on placement
  • Small product might be misplaced

Features

This manual roller has the nice addition of having some hand cream thrown in. This is great for those that want to experience added sensation when they use the product. Massage therapists are known for the creams and oils they use during services. Including the ‘Work Pain Relief Therapy’ cream is a plus here.

Price $

Method of Relief

The method of relief here is a roller/cream combo.

Portability

Another highly portable device, this can be transported in tandem with the cream easily.

Pros

  • Pain relief cream included
  • Unique addition of a magnetic roller ball
  • Comes in a ‘ready to gift’ box with bow

CONS

  • Seems slightly overpriced
  • Varied effectiveness of cream
  • Few complaints about lack of pressure

Features

This manual roller by SinLoon doubles as a pressure point reliever as well. It has a rolling ball on the blunt end that is used for this secondary purpose.

Price $

Method of Relief

This is another example of a dual roller method of relief.

Portability

This is an easily transportable device whose multi-uses are applicable in a wide variety of circumstances.

Pros

  • Two uses in one
  • The secondary use can be applied anywhere
  • Particularly strong sensations for scalp massage

CONS

  • Some complaints based on finger size
  • No English instructions
  • Can be tiring to operate

Features

Giam has a fantastic reputation for providing effective products and they certainly deliver here as well. In this multi-functional set you get both a roller and a set of massage balls to both relieve and also strengthen the fingers, hands, and forearms.

Price $

Method of Relief

These methods offer both healing from compression and the use of a two pronged roller for you to enjoy.

Portability

Both the balls and the roller are highly portable.

Pros

  • Comes with roller and balls
  • Comes with exercise guide
  • Dual use roller

CONS

  • Blunt end roller one track instead of ball
  • Some complain of ball texture
  • The ball material may break down over time

Mechanical

Features

This electric finger massager works its infrared magic while also targeting with acupressure. Both modalities have been known to relieve tension and soreness.

Price $$

Method of Relief

This method of relief is via infrared light and vibration: no exertion is required.

Portability

This item is small and transports easily. 

Pros

  • Simple to put on
  • No effort to make work
  • Easily transportable

CONS

  • Might interfere with typing
  • Newer technology in process of perfecting

Features

This compression massager encompasses the whole hand and gives you an all-encompassing experience for your palms, fingers, and thumb.

Price $$

Method of Relief

This method offers full hand compression for those who could use coverage for their entire hand.

Portability

There’s a chance it may run out of battery on the go and it may be a little to big to fit in a small bag. But other than this it seems portable enough.

Pros

  • Full hand massaged at once
  • No effort required from user
  • Pleasant sensation

CONS

  • Full hand massaged at once
  • No effort required from user
  • Pleasant sensation

Breo iPalm520S Electric Hand Massager Palm Finger Acupoint Wireless Massage with Air Pressure and Heat Compression for Gift
  • Intelligent air pressure, point massage, heat compressure, massages the pressure points around the palms and fingers. Great Gift for people who use their hands more without relaxation such as computer worker, pianist and housewife etc. The Total Hand Massager squeezes away the stress and strain of daily life to give you a robust massage experience that's nothing like you've ever tried before!
  • The Hand Massager is designed to soothe and restore hands. Simply place your entire hand in the soft, cloth-lined chamber and turn it on. Built-in air pressure inflate and deflate to squeeze away aches and stress. With the same time, the heat compression function to care your hand skin.
  • Smart Auto Timer hand massager:Adjustable Air pressure (circulating from low to high) with optional heating compressure massage for 5 minutes duration(preset 5 mins timer, 10mins and 15 mins mannual optional). Manually operate related function buttons to switch between air pressure and hot compress modes.
  • Wireless & Portable with Lightness - Light weight of 980g let anyone to do massage from anywhere. 4 x AA Battery charging(included) provide maximum portability. It also supports pluging into an AC outlet use.It is suitable for home, office and travelling to wireless use.
  • Best Gift for You, Your Friends and Family: Every day just spare 10-20 minutes to wear it after a tired day using hand, the massage will stimulate the hand nerves and help blood circulation of your hand, palm and finger to improve chilly finger in winter. If long-term use, it also makes your hand skin tender and beautifies your hands.

Features

There’s a lot this little device can do. From targeting specific quadrants of your hand to full hand compression, this device is one of the most multi-functional mechanical finger and hand massagers we’ve come across.

Price  $$$

Method of Relief

This is a full hand mechanical compression massager. It’s best results might come when used in tandem with a practiced hand massager and a manual roller.

Portability

Because of its many functions, it may be difficult to gauge how safely this device can be transported. But it has the ability tobe carted around with relatively little effort if you’re careful about it.

Pros

  • Wireless
  • Portable
  • Lightweight

CONS

  • Overpriced
  • Compression may not help pain
  • Too much pressure on finger tips

Features

The Unknead is similar to the previous models we’ve discussed but has the added benefit of using heat to help relieve stress and tension.

Price $$

Method of Relief

This method combines compression, heat, vibration and acupressure; making it one of the most diverse models we reviewed.

Portability

As a smaller model that’s quick to recharge, this was one of the few mechanical models to get five stars from us.

Pros

  • Heated inside
  • Quick recharge
  • Pulsation with compression

CONS

  • Different settings less specific with time
  • Could benefit from roll function
  • Sometimes pressure can be quite intense

Features

One of the most high-tech items we reviewed, this system primarily uses infrared light to both heal the skin and heal the muscles and joints underneath. 

Price  $$$

Method of Relief

Infrared light is what powers the therapeutic effects of this device. It’s another frontier of healing technology that’s been continually developed since the 1800s.

Portability

This system, while still needing to be plugged in, is highly portable.

Pros

  • FDA approved
  • Sleek design
  • High tech

CONS

  • Needs to be worn for long time
  • May relieve pain but not swelling
  • Treats only one side at a time

Features

Though the look of this full glove may seem space age, the help it provides for arthritis sufferers is unbeatable.

Price  $$

Method of Relief

This method of relief is primarily compression and vibration.

Portability

This glove simply folds and can be easily transported.

Pros

  • Small vibrations around finger joints
  • Cordless and rechargeable
  • Can also be used for swelling

CONS

  • May not fit all hands
  • No variety in pressure
  • No warranty

Features

The ultimate sensory experience, this hand massager uses heat and compression to provide an overwhelmingly relaxing experience for the hand.

Price $$$

Method of Relief

The method of relief here is heat, compression, vibration, and acupressure, for another holistically healing effect.

Portability

Because it’s battery powered, there’s no need to carry a chord around, which makes this device more portabl than others we looked at.

Pros

  • Battery powered
  • LCD display
  • Heat, compression, and ventilation working in harmony

CONS

  • No way to tell if battery low
  • Only comes in three colors
  • Need to replace batteries when dead: no chord option

The Verdict

So of the massagers we reviewed, which is top notch? We all agree that in the manual category it’s the SinLoon Finger Massager. This is because its rolling ball on the blunt end can be used in such a variety of ways. The Culturemart Finger Recovery Massager is a close second in this category. As far as the mechanical models are concerned, we all agree that the uKnead Palm and Finger Massager is the item that’s a cut above the rest. Here’s to happy hands!© Incomestorage

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