Massage guns, or Percussion therapy devices, help relax and soothe sore muscles, whether you are an athlete or just hunched over a desk all day.
Theraguns (manufactured by Therabody) tend to be the best massage guns. We’ve tested a bunch of the newest models and several of the more affordable alternatives available. Our favorites are below, as well as what we learned from talking to a physical therapist and athletic trainer to see exactly what these devices do.
Update April 2021: We added all three Therabody Wave series roller devices, as well as the SKG F5, an alternative heat massage device.
Medea Giordano is the primary reviewer of this guide. Jess Gray and Julian Chokkattu also tested some devices.
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