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Reduce Your
Stiff Joints
with Backhug

Living with stiff joints can be a constant struggle, affecting your ability to perform daily activities, causing demoralising aches and pains and limiting your mobility. BackHug uses unique, patent-protected technology to reduce your aches and pains and increase your range of motion by targeting the root of the problem to provide effective relief.

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The Struggle of Stiff Joints:
How It Impacts Your Life


Limited Mobility
and Independence

Stiff joints can restrict movement and make it challenging to complete everyday tasks like getting dressed, cooking or even walking around the house, which can eventually lead to a loss of independence.

Lack of Solutions

Lack of
Effective Solutions

Stiff joints are hard to treat. Many people with stiff joints therefore struggle to find effective treatments that provide lasting relief. You may have tried various medications or therapies, but still experience persistent aches, pains and limited mobility.


High Cost
of Treatment

Some treatments for stiff joints can be expensive, and not everyone has easy access to healthcare or the financial resources to afford them. This can make it challenging to find an effective solution that works.

Move Better and Feel Better with BackHug

Improved Mobility


BackHug is designed to release stiff joints, allowing you to move more freely and with less discomfort. With improved mobility and flexibility, you can get back to the daily activities you love, without the limitations that stiff joints can bring.


Effective and
Easy to Use

Adjust treatment strength in four different areas (neck, upper back, shoulder blades and lower back), as well as speed, heat and other settings - in real-time to make sure you always get the best treatment for your body.



 BackHug is a cost-effective solution that provides long-lasting relief, without the need for travel. You can enjoy the benefits of professional-level physiotherapy, whenever you need it, in the comfort of your own home, at a fraction of the cost.

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"On a scale from Zero to Ten, the pain level is now around 2 or 3,"

The pain and discomfort are still there on my back, but it’s not impossible to bear now.
On a scale from Zero to Ten, the pain level is now around 2 or 3, but before that, when I didn’t use the BackHug, the pain level was around 8 and 9, which affected everything I wanted to do.

I can do things normally now; I can move around now because the pain is just only moderate compared to before.

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What's The Back Got To Do With It?

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Compressed Nerves

Most of the pain we experience is a response to pressure on our nerves. So, to fix your pain, you need to remove the pressure from those nerves.

But where does that pressure come from?

Source: Kendal et al., Muscles: testing and function with posture and pain. 5th edition. 2005

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Compressed NErve in Stiff Joints

The stress on your nerves almost always comes from the joints in your back. That's because the nerves in your neck, back, arms, and legs all start from the joints in your back.

Source: Moore., and Dalley. Clinically oriented anatomy 5th. 2006

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Pain felt in centre of back

Your back is a magnet for stress in the body: It keeps you upright and bears the weight you carry. That stress accumulates as stiffness in the joints in your back, and just as a bicycle chain gets rusty in the rain, the joints in your back get stiff under stress.

Source: Orcan from Joints and ligaments of the vertebral column. 2022

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Pain spreads around the body

Stiff joints in the back don't just cause pain in the back; the stiffness travels through the fascia to other parts of your body, resulting in headaches, shoulder pain, tennis elbow, tight hamstrings, tight calves, Achilles tendinitis, and much more.

Source: Adstrum et al. "Defining the fascial system"  Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies. Vol 21 (1). 2017. pp 173-177.

Five Steps To Feel Better:
Getting Started With BackHug

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Personalise Your Treatment

We strongly recommend that you take our in-App back care consultation by answering a dozen back health-related questions to identify your specific areas of pain and stiffness. Based on the results, our system will design a personalised program that targets those areas and provide you with the most effective treatment plan.

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Relax and Decompress

As you relax on BackHug's ergonomic V-shaped upholstery and U-shaped headrest, our leg-rest feature will ease you into the perfect position for treatment. By raising your legs to 90°, BackHug decompresses your spine, helping you relax and prepare for effective joint de-stiffening.

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Adjust As You Go

BackHug's easy-to-use app puts you in control of your treatment: With just a few taps, you can change the strength and speed of your treatment as well as choose which area of your back to target - all in real-time.

Person looking a tension results after a BackHug session


Track Your Tension

During your BackHug session, our Back Tension Tracking (BTT) software will monitor the back tension changes and analyse the data. At the end of the session, you will find how the tension in each of the six zones in your back has changed.

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Feel The Difference

After your session you should feel more relaxed and flexible, and over time, regular sessions with BackHug will help you move more easily, bend better and lead to an improved quality of life - because BackHug is designed to loosen stiff joints. 

BackHug Can Help Reduce Stiffness,
Improve Your Flexibility, and Help You Feel Better Overall

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Try BackHug For 30 Days:
Our Happiness Guarantee

Feel like you've tried everything and nothing's worked? Worried you're going to be disappointed?

No need to worry. We're so confident that BackHug will work for you that we invite you to try it for thirty days, commitment-free.

If it works, keep it and live the rest of your life aches and pains free 

  If you’re not convinced, send it back for free - in the meantime, you've had personalised back therapy on demand at home for a month


Order It

Order your at-home trial for $139


Try It
For 30 Days

Try BackHug commitment free


Love It
Or Return It

Various price options available

Flexible Pricing Options*

Starting from $119 per month, you get unlimited sessions whenever you need them: no travel, booking or appointment required.

*No Commitment Needed Until After Your 30-Day Trial

Improve your Back Story

See how BackHug has helped people improve their back health and live a more comfortable life.


Once you have reserved your BackHug, we will add you to our priority waiting list. 

Once your device is ready, we will get in touch to arrange delivery and payment.

No! Massage chairs treat muscle tightness. BackHug treats joint stiffness. Massage chairs use large balls and rollers that move up and down the neck and back but can't reach your joints. BackHug uses human-sized robotic fingers that go deep into the knots and stiffness in the joints of the back, neck and shoulder blades.

You have two options at the end of your subscription period (12 and 24 months). If you want to keep using your BackHug and enjoy the health benefits, there is no need to do anything. Your contract will automatically continue on a monthly rolling basis. Suppose you want to return your BackHug for any reason. In that case, you can do so after your subscription period has ended free of charge at any time by giving us 30 days' notice. But remember - if you keep your BackHug subscription for five years in a row, you own the device.

To maximize the benefits of BackHug, aim to incorporate it into your routine at least 2-3 times per week.

Yes! A BackHug device operates with the BackHug App, which you can download on your smartphone. Any Android 4.4 and iOS 10 phones will have no problems. We continuously update the App so you can experience an even more personalized and improved treatment experience.

No! If you bruise easily, please do not use BackHug. You will find out if BackHug is for you or not during the first 30-day trial period. BackHug applies deep tissue pressure, which can result in temporary marks on your skin or bruising. If you are concerned, increase the gap between your sessions to allow your skin to recover. Alternatively, you can reduce the strength of the fingers or wear additional clothing to prevent bruising.