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10 best handheld massagers

Stiff neck? Sore back? Painful  shoulders? We find the best tension-relieving tools to soothe those common knots and niggles

Taking the time to give your body some extra care and attention can be a great way to relax and make sure you are prioritising your well-being.

You can get a long way massaging your limbs, face and feet with your hands, but there are some fantastic products out there that can help you with tricky spots or add a bit more power to your massage. We have tried and tested a range and selected ten of the best, with something for every aching muscle from your head (Genie, £4.48) to your toes (Dr Archy, £18.95).

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If you are physically active and like the feeling of a deep tissue massage, you will love the GRID. The Scholl Energy Percussion Massager is the one to go for if you want to add oomph to your massage, and the Ribbit is a great value all-round massage aid.

Buy now

1. Scholl Energy Percussion Massager, £30

2. HoMedics Deluxe Shiatsu Foot Massager, £50

3. Scholl X-Pop Massage Cushion, £30

4. The Grid, £32

5. HoMedics Novelty Massager Ribbit, £16

6. Back Nodger, £25

7. Dr Archy, £19

8. Beurer Mini Massager Relaxing Trio Set, £23

9. Wahl Spot Therapeutic Massager, £7.50

10. Genie Head Massager, £5