Homedics Deluxe Shiatsu Foot Massager (FM-TS9-GB) Review

In Japan, shiatsu massage is traditional. The word “shiatsu” means “finger pressure”. This form of massage is a deep tissue sort of massage that you wouldn’t think could be delivered by a machine; however, the Homedics Shiatsu Deluxe Foot Massager (FM-TS9-GB) does just that.

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HoMedics FM-TS9-GB Deluxe

What we like

  •  Easy to use
  • Performance
  • Everyone can use it
  •  Positive customer feedback

What we don’t like

  • Noisier
  • Can’t be sterilised


What are you buying?

This Shiatsu foot massager uses the rotating nodes concept found in shiatsu massage to provide an invigorating massage experience for tired, aching feet. It also has therapeutic applications for people recovering from foot surgery or serious foot conditions. Rotating balls roll up and down your feet alleviating fatigue, tension, aches and pains. Deep heat works to resolve tension and muscle stiffness.

How easy is it to use?

Homedics FM-TS9-GB is extremely easy to use. It is light weight and semi-portable (it is a corded unit). You can control the functions of the massager with a single switch that is easily operated by toe-tip!

What accessories are included?

There are no accessories. When you open the box, you will find one HoMedics FM-TS9 Deluxe Shiatsu foot massager.

Key features of Homedics FM-TS9-GB Deluxe


  • Easy to use –  this massager is small, light weight and easy to move from place to place. The unit is user friendly and operation is simple.
  • Performance – the massager provides ample selections in massage intensity level. The product nicely simulates a manual foot massage. Use of this massager is safe and enjoyable for people of all ages.
  • Positive customer feedback – users say the product is effective in support of treatment for Mortons Neuroma. Others say the product is effective in support of treatment of Plantar Fasciitis. This massager makes a thoughtful present for almost anyone.


  • Cleanliness – the foot pads cannot be sterilised, so you should wear socks while using.
  • Noisier – some users say the massager is a bit noisy.

Anything else you should know?

The manufacturer of this foot massager recommends that you only use the machine for 20 minutes at one time. For this reason, the FM-TS9-GB Deluxe Foot Massager is equipped with a 20 minute timer. It will turn off automatically at the end of this time. You should take a little break before using the massager again. You can use the machine safely several times a day.

It is very important that you never apply excess weight or pressure to this massager. The manufacturer strongly cautions that you never stand up while using the machine. Always use this product in a comfortably seated position and do not press down strongly on the foot pads.


The Homedics Shiatsu FM-TS9-GB Deluxe Foot Massager is very soothing for sore feet. The massage it delivers is very firm, but most users report becoming accustomed to this and enjoying it after settling in.

While some users say that the heat element does not produce enough heat, others say that it produces too much. The amount of heat the unit produces can be controlled by simply switching the function off and on.

Reviews of this product are overwhelmingly positive, and it seems to be a very safe, effective and enjoyable foot massager that can be safely used by people of all ages, including children, pregnant women and the frail and elderly.

Where to buy?

Homedics FM-TS9-GB Deluxe Review
  • Performance
  • Comfort
  • Noise
  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use


Homedics FM-TS9-GB, Homedics’s deluxe, premium foot massager, is very safe, effective and enjoyable shiatsu foot massager with great performance that can be used by people of all ages.

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