The uPhoria Foot and Calf Massager by Osim is designed to replicate the ways of the Tui-Na deep tissue massage. It is a mechanical massager that is integrated with a couple of massage techniques and methods like the wrap-around squeeze massage, rollers, vibration, and warmth. It also offers five programs: reflexology, sleep, toning and manual glide, and knead. All of which employs the different techniques necessary for improving blood circulation in legs and soothing tightness in calves. Moreover, the option to add vibration and warmth is also available for a more satisfying massage experience.
- A premium massager that can be applied on the calf and the foot
- Replicates the Tui-na massage by stimulating the leg’s meridian points
- Integrated with a couple of massaging functions like vibration, warmth, and wrap-around squeeze
- An option to simultaneously or separately use vibration and heat
- Includes five massage programs: Relax, Reflexology, Sleep, Toning and manual glide, and Knead
Detailed Review of the OSIM uPhoria Foot & Calf Massager
Design and Durability (4.5/5.0)
The OSIM uPhoria Foot and Calf Massager is a compact and sturdy mechanical massager that weighs almost 18 kilograms. It’s obviously something that needs to be used in a permanent location in the house, because it’s heavy to move around. One of its best characteristics is the adjustable width feature which makes it ideal for different calf sizes. However, those who have longer legs may need to make some more adjustments to make their calves fit. The massager is also strong. It presses too hard into the muscles of your feet and calves, thus it can be painful for those with sensitive legs. In contrast, this can be very relieving for those who prefer a deep-tissue massage as it yields results that are almost identical as a human massager. The option to add warmth and vibration also makes this massager a complete device. Overall, it’s very well-designed.
Ease of Use (5.0/5.0)
This mechanical foot and calf massager has an adjustable width feature that helps the user fit properly his/her calf into the massager. It’s also easy to use. If you’re the average guy who’s not too tall or big, then there may just be a few adjustments you’d need to make. For taller or bigger guys, then you got to patiently look for a better position that would comfortably allow you to fit your calf or feet into the massager. There are also a couple of massage programs you can choose from and experiment. All of these are very easy to operate. I personally suggest you first give this a try in the shop, so you’ll know if the power is just fine or is too much for you.
The OSIM uPhoria Foot and Calf Massager is undeniably one of the hardest massagers available today. It comes close to being a human massager. The massager penetrates deeply into the muscles, thus giving you the kind of relief you often get in massage parlors. This is highly recommended to those who often experience numbness or pain on their feet and legs. However, those of you who have sensitive skin or legs should take caution when using this device. If the power of the massager is way too much, then you could end up bruising your calf or foot.
I find the price reasonable for this mechanical massager. However, it’s obviously expensive. For those who prefer a hard massage, then this can be well-worth your money.
- Efficient in terms of performing a deep-tissue massage
- Soothing and very relieving
- Sturdy and compact design
- Includes a couple of massage preferences
- Easy to use
- May be painful for those with sensitive feet and legs
- Quite expensive
- Not easy to store on different places in the house
This OSIM uPhoria Foot and Calf Massager is highly-recommended to people who are suffering from soreness or pain in their foot and calves. This is highly-effective in performing a deep-tissue massage, thus it should help improve blood circulation. It massages hard like that of a human massager, so it should be well-worth the big money you’ll spend on this device.