This product review is of the Human Touch shiatsu massage chair model HT-125. The Human Touch organization has one of the broadest range of massage chairs. The HT 125 is a low-range model with an executive chair appearance. This massage chair review of the Human Touch HT125 takes an unbiased look at this shiatsu massage chair.
Human Touch is known for its HT technology which provides a realistic massage feeling. This massage chair recliner is in the $1,000 to $2,500 price range.
Human Touch is a giant in the field of massage chairs and has over 30 models at almost every price point. Human Touch has built up an array of distribution channels for their massage chairs and can be found all across the country. Human Touch has been an innovator in this industry and has some patents covering the technology they have developed.
One of the more famous patents is the flipping ottoman. This is a unique feature, where the ottoman flips to expose a calf massager. The ottoman can be flipped back over and the massage chair looks more like a regular leather recliner.
What about the warranty of this Human Touch massage chair? Human Touch provides just an average warranty directly from the manufacturer. The standard manufacturer covers 3 years structure, 1-year parts, 90 days labor. In-home service is available for $225 for the first hour and $150 for each additional hour.
Human Touch provides below-average warranty protection for the customer. An extended warranty can be purchased at an additional fee. Human Touch makes good chairs, but their warranty needs to be beefed up to better protect the customer.
Aesthetically, Human Touch makes an attractive massage chair. Unfortunately, most massage chairs are just plain ugly. Human Touch does a great job in this area.
The recliner is similar to an executive chair in style. The bulky calf massage footrest disappears with the innovative flipping ottoman. Another nice designer touch is mounting the massage chair on a stylish, round base. The striking design of the Human Touch chair is available in many stylish is colors.
The massage chair has the following manual massages: partial roll, full roll, kneading, compression, percussion, and kneading percussion. Human Touch incorporates the latest version of robotic massage which is patterned after the same techniques used by professional massage therapists. There are 3 automatic programs in this particular recliner.
Overall, this massage chair recliner does a solid, thorough job on the back to loosen tight muscles and ease aches and pains.
Shoulder height adjustment
The lounger comes equipped with a shoulder height adjustment allowing for 3 shoulder positions for tall, medium, or short. The shoulder height adjustments are used to position the rollers for maximum comfort. The flipping ottoman can be used to massage the feet or the calves.
Flip the ottoman to the calf massage side. Place your legs in the leg wells and activate the calf massage. Raise the footrest up and place your feet in the leg wells for a foot massage. Flip the ottoman back to hide the calf massage.
Human Touch builds some impressive shiatsu massage chairs and the HT-125 is no exception. This sleek-looking executive-looking chair can fit well in almost any room. The nice feature is the leg rest. The user can flip the leg rest, so the leg wells are hidden from view.
This avoids some of the aesthetic problems with many massage chairs. This is one of the better-designed chairs in the Human Touch lineup of massage chairs. The HT 125 shiatsu massage chair is a good value and provides a nice, soothing massage.