The original Swedish Acupressure Spike Mats can be used however you see fit and for all sorts of ailments.
The Spike Mats can be used for the following ailments and benefits:
- Muscular aches or tension
- Stiffness in the upper body
- DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) from weight-lifting or exercise
- Treating muscular pain
- Increasing blood flow
- Receiving headaches
- Releasing oxytocin – the body’s ‘happy pill’
- Releasing endorphins – hormones which provide the body’s natural pain relief
- Relaxing and meditation
How to use
We suggest building up use of your Spike Mat so your body becomes accustomed to it. Remember, the spikes are designed to be sharp and dig into your muscles, but cannot harm you. Try starting with sessions lasting around 5 minutes.
Put on your Spike Mat like a backpack and place forearms through the straps. This creates weight by pressing the nails against the shoulders. By moving the arms into different positions you can vary the pressure on the shoulders.
Once you have become used to the feeling and want to enjoy a longer session of use, use your Spike Mat for 20-40 minutes at a time, several times a week. You can use the Acupressure mat every day if desired. It should feel “nicely painful” to achieve its effect to start with, similar to a deep-tissue massage which loosens you up, and ‘warming’ after that.
In any doubt, please check use with your healthcare professional to see if Spikemats are suitable for you. Read the instructions, general medical advice and user guide here:
PDF Spikemat Brochure
- Strong materials, will last a lifetime
- Medically tested in Sweden
- Environmentally friendly materials – TPE recyclable plastic (not PVC or latex)
- Allergy testing materials
- Hygienic and easy to rinse
- Patented design
- 20 year warranty
Why choose Spike Mat?
Exclusive to Body Massage Shop in the UK, the original Swedish Spike Mats are manufactured from medical plastics in Sweden since 2005. The Swedish Spike Mat is the best way to enjoy the benefits of acupressure; don’t settle for cheap alternatives from China. Carefully looked after, your Swedish Spike Mat will last a lifetime.
Sent direct from Sweden. Please allow approximately 7-10 days for delivery.
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