A massage chair is a specially designed chair that is used to give an overall body massage to the person using it. It’s made of particular parts that allow proper access to all body parts and offers a full body massage. This type of chair can be used in spas, salons, homes and even offices. The advantages of these chairs have been widely shared but it goes without saying that there are disadvantages associated with the usage of this type of chair in our lives. Let’s discuss five negative impacts associated with the usage of this chair.
Different manufacturers make these types of chairs, there is a standard weight that is associated with its usage but we can not rule out the fact that there are overweight persons who will seek the massage service. If in business you can not send away clients because of weight matters. Alternatively you can not subject your clients to weighing machines to confirm their weight before they use the massage chair. As a result the chair will be overloaded and end up not working properly damaging it. When this occurs it will bring a loss to the owner. This might also cause the clients body to end up bruised, stiffened and cause injury
2 The spread of contagious diseases.
The massage chair has a special place for the head to rest during the process of massage. This part is usually referred to as the cradle or head rest. When a person with a cold uses the chair, there is no guarantee that the cradle will be properly cleaned And disinfected to ensure proper hygiene. It’s a fact that the cold and flu are all viral and can quickly affect anyone who will come into contact with that area. As a result, the spread of such diseases can not be controlled.
- The chair cost
The massage chairs do not come cheap when you decide to get one for a business one has to consider factors like functions it has, materials used in manufacturing it, the finish it has because aesthetic is very critical when it comes to business. With all these in mind, be sure to spend a good amount of money to get the desired chair that will provide clients with excellent services and earn your money back.
- Use of electricity
The massage chairs use power in its operations; the parts need electricity to functions properly. Power is costly and will come to be a high expense when it comes to business running. There is also an issue with people who have special gadgets like the pacemakers would not use the massage chair without their doctors’ clearance. This is because when in use the functions of the chair might be disturbed by the pacemaker hindering its full performance and affect the heart’s function at the same time,
With the above negative concerns associated with the acquisition and use of the massage chair, one has to think carefully before deciding on whether to own it in their home or have it in their businesses.