Massage gun is a popular tool which looks like the power drill. It is designed to aid recovery, decrease soreness and increase range of motion by pleasantly beating your muscles into submission. Massage gun is suitable for everyone from professional athletes to recreational gym-goers to those with chronic pain love these powerful massagers.
Related data suggests that using massage gun for a minimum of 15 seconds and a maximum of 2 minutes per muscle group. A full-body session should not exceed 15 minutes. Treat yourself 2-3 times per day.
15~30 seconds = muscle activation
2 Minutes = Pain relief & Recovery
There are many benefits you can get from using the massage gun:
General, the Massage Gun can be used for reducing your muscle soreness, stiffness, and enhancing flexibility, but here are some situations you need to avoid these devices, or at least use it after consulting with your doctor.
You can use these on any muscular area of the body. However, don’t use it on the face, neck, or throat, or on other sensitive areas of the body as you can bruise the delicate skin here and cause injuries.
Also, don’t use them on injuries that are still healing, such as stitches.
No, don’t use these devices during pregnancy, especially over the abdominal area. Even for other areas, consult your doctor first!