They say there’s no gain without pain. While it may look a little like an instrument of torture, an acupressure mat works in a similar way to the ancient traditional Chinese practice of acupuncture as an effective way to release pain.
While a massage admittedly looks and sounds more appealing than a mat with plastic nails, over 1,000 Amazon praised-filled reviews suggest it really does work. And, at under £20, it is a far cheaper alternative to a deep tissue massage – plus you can do it from the comfort of your own home.
The Pro 11 Wellbeing Acupressure Mat and Pillow has had shoppers raving about its benefits, describing it as ‘a godsend’, ‘remarkable’, and ‘so relaxing’.
Amazon shoppers have found that the PRO 11 WELLBEING Acupressure Mat and Pillow helps relieve back pain and muscle tension, and even promotes better sleep
The Pro 11 Wellbeing Acupressure Mat is an accessible way to try out acupuncture from home.
Based on the ancient Chinese practice, the spikes on the mat are designed to stimulate pressure points on the body, reliving tension, aches and pains, and even promote relaxation. Shoppers have even claimed that you get a better night’s sleep after using it.
If you’re looking for a way to relieve tension in your upper and lower back, treat tight muscles, and melt away stress, incorporating the mat into your daily routine could provide some serious benefits.
The Pro 11 Wellbeing Acupressure Mat has amassed over 1,100 reviews on Amazon, an impressive 75 per cent of which have awarded it the full five stars.
‘I hardly ever write reviews but I would love to rave about this mat!’ penned one shopper. ‘I have had it for four months and am totally addicted. I use it in bed before sleep. My back feels so much better.
‘I would normally get lots of pain in the middle of my back and that doesn’t happen now. And very relaxing before bed. Have gifted it to several people already.’
The Pro 11 Wellbeing Acupressure Mat helps to relieve back pain, stimulate nerve endings, improve blood circulation, and de-stress after a long day
Another reviewer added: ‘A bit uncomfortable at the start but it’s really great once you relax and get used to it. It’s really helped with all my aches and pains and really helps me wind down before bed. I really think it’s great for helping with back and shoulder problems, it’s definitely helped me.’
Many shoppers recommend lying down on the mat for 10 to 15 minutes a day. While some users experience a little discomfort at first, as it subsides many have reported that their body loses tension and they start to feel more relaxed. If you’re feeling uncomfortable from, then wearing a T-shirt on your first go can help.
‘Bed of absolute sheer bliss!’ wrote one enthusiastic shopper. ‘I love this mat and head pillow it’s not expensive for what you get. I have had a great nights sleep since receiving it. Love it and makes me feel relaxed after I have used it.’
Another added: ‘Surprisingly works – a few minutes of discomfort followed by a warm throbbing followed by euphoria and calmness and could easily turn to sleep.’
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