The Florida Physical Therapy Association and the American Physical Therapy Association, in a joint conference in Orlando, Florida (Sept 2014) rated the EXTREME 10 Speed Magic Wand Massager as the #1 choice for patient’s general massage use and the ULTRA 2 Speed Magic Wand Massager was rated as the #2 choice!
The Florida Physical Therapy Association is the only healthcare professional organization that solely represents the special interests of practicing physical therapists and physical therapist assistants in the state of Florida.
The FPTA educates Floridians, healthcare providers, and public policy decision makers about the key role physical therapists and physical therapist assistants play in restoring and improving motion. It is physical therapy that provides prevention, wellness, and rehabilitative treatment options that improve people’s lives.
By joining the family of the FPTA and APTA, physical therapists and physical therapist assistants have an opportunity to deepen their expertise, improve practice efficiencies for greater personal and financial growth, and interact with patient and healthcare advocates dedicated to improving the lives of Floridians!
At the Florida Physical Therapy Association’s Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida widely available general use massagers were evaluated in a blind test. The focus was on identifying affordable and effective tools that patients can access in the general marketplace.
The parameters evaluated were: power source, strength, weight, ease of use and the versatility of the massager to reach all areas of the body.
The following massagers were evaluated:
Brookstone Active Sport ®
- Oster ®
- Thumper ®
- Hitachi Magic Wand ®
- Original Magic Wand ®
- ULTRA TWO Speed Massager ®
- EXTREME TEN Speed Massager ®
- The EXTREME is #1 and the ULTRA is #2. ®