Your Guide to Massage Gun Heads for Muscle Recovery

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By Trina Basaysay

Fitness fanatics know this for sure: muscle soreness is common after any intense or new workout. You might even consider it a good thing at times, thinking that the pain is a hallmark of an effective exercise–as long as it’s within the normal range (maximum of 3 on a scale of 10, says this expert).

If you’re seeking pain relief after your workout, you may want to consider using a massage gun. Let’s dive into it and learn more about the different purposes of the RENPHO Massage Guns’ head attachments!

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What Are Muscle and Fascia Massage Guns Used For?

Massage gun tech has grown popular over the years, especially as more and more celebrities and renowned professional athletes are using them, attesting to their benefits.  These fitness recovery devices are rechargeable massagers that you can conveniently and easily take with you on your trip to the gym or when you travel. 

Designed to reduce post-workout body stiffness and pain, these powerful massage guns work to loosen up your sore, tight muscles based on your comfort and unique needs. With proper use, it can also help ease muscle fatigue and improve your blood circulation.

A myriad of portable and high-quality massage gun models are available on the market today, and among the top-rated options are the RENPHO best-selling massage guns.

The beauty of buying a massage gun is that it comes with interchangeable massage gun attachments that target different muscle groups. The variations of massage gun attachments—which are also referred to as massage heads—are designed to personalize your overall experience.

The massage heads are shaped differently to effectively work by applying the right amount of pressure to rejuvenate your body’s pressure points as well as soothe tissue and muscle soreness.

A wide variety of massage gun attachments is now being offered in the US. For high-impact massage, it’s recommended that you choose the best massage heads that fit your needs.

Massage Heads and Their Purposes

You use different massage heads based on what muscle groups you wish to target. They’re each designed with a distinctive purpose. Not only to be more effective, but also to ensure your maximum comfort and safety while using them.

Here we’ve listed some standard massage gun attachments to guide you on how each of them should be used:

Ball Head

Massage Gun Ball Head

Made of durable EVA foam, this spherical massage head reaches deep into your muscles to help ease soreness. Its round shape makes it more flexible to use anywhere in your body, especially in your large muscle groups such as quads and glutes.

U-Shaped Head

Massage Gun Bullet Head

This plastic, dual-pronged head is also known as the fork head. The attachment provides relief in hard-to-target areas, including the shoulders, spine, neck, calves and Achilles tendon.

The plastic Bullet Head is named as such because of its pointed shape. This is the best fit if you feel tightness and discomfort in your joints, deep tissues, trigger points or small muscle areas such as the feet and wrist.

Bullet Head 

Massage Gun Bullet Head

 

The plastic Bullet Head is named as such because of its pointed shape. This is the best fit if you feel tightness and discomfort in your joints, deep tissues, trigger points or small muscle areas such as the feet and wrist. 

Flat Head

Massage Gun Flat Head

The silicone-made, multipurpose Flat Head is for full-body general usage. It helps reduce stiffness and post-exercise pain for total body muscle relaxation. This includes muscle groups closer to bone joints.

Shovel-Shaped Head 

Massage Gun Shovel-Shaped Head

The Shovel-Shaped Head is for your abdominal muscles and lower back. This attachment provides you with much-needed stimulation to help release stiff muscles post-workout for maximum relief.

Enjoy the benefits of these massage heads when you purchase a high-performance RENPHO Power Massage Gun, an ergonomic-friendly, quality muscle recovery device. They are designed based on scientifically backed studies, so you can be sure that they work!