The GRID Foam Roller and the Scholl Energy Percussion Massager are good handheld massagers, according to The Independent. Other highly rated massagers include the HoMedics Ribbit, the Back Nodger and the Dr. Archy.
The GRID Foam Roller is a stiff, textured hollow tube that stimulates and aerates the skin when rolled across it. This lightweight manual massager requires no batteries.
The Scholl Energy Percussion Massager is an electrical device that offers multiple vibration modes, including deep tissue massage. It comes with three interchangeable textured rubber pads. Its long, gently curved handle facilitates use on the back and legs.
The Back Nodger is a curved manual massager that applies pressure to tight points on the shoulders and back. This devices allows the user to target these areas while keeping both hands in front of the body.