A woman using a Wahl handheld massager on her quad or upper thigh.

How to Use Massage to Relieve Arthritis Pain

For arthritis sufferers, massage can help lessen pain and inflammation, while improving blood circulation, flexibility and mobility.

Relieving Arthritis Pain with Massage

  • 1

    Arthritis is a common ailment involving joint inflammation, pain, redness, swelling, burning sensations and difficulty in movement. Massagers may lessen pain and inflammation, improve blood circulation, improve flexibility and mobility, alleviate muscle aches and tension, and provide a feeling of well-being.

  • 2

    Depending on where you feel your arthritis pain, Wahl handheld massagers can help. Use your Wahl massager near areas of tension to increase your blood flow. Whether it's heat treatment or something deeper, you can customize the intensity you need. Use the massager gently in circular motions where needed.

What to use

Need help deciding what you need?

Where you hurt and why you’re hurting are two key factors in deciding which massager is best for your specific pain relief.

Product Selector

More Tips for Relief

Related Videos

How to Manage Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain Management