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At FAMILY INADA, we believe that the world can benefit from the traditions of Japanese medicine that emphasize preventive health care, especially the importance of acupressure massage in maintaining well-being. FAMILY INADA has been devoted to designing and building therapeutic massage devices for home use since we were founded in 1962. We believe in the importance of acupressure massage in maintaining well-being and that our massage chairs can become an integral part of everyone's health care regimen. Our mission is to share with the world the benefit of our years of experience and innovation in acupressure massage chairs.

Nichimu Inada
The Chairman of the Board of Directors
FAMILY INADA INC./ FAMILY CO., LTD (Japan)

Chikayo Taki
The President of FAMILY INADA INC.




 
FAMILY INADA INC. (known as FAMILY CO., LTD. in Japan) built the original home massage chair in Japan in 1962. Year by year our teams engineers and massage professionals added innovation after innovation, consistently defining state-of-the-art massage chair mechanisms.

1971
First Kneading Mechanism. First Rhythmic Movement Function.
1996
First with four rollers that move in alignment with the body.
1972
First to offer choice of either two or four rollers.
1998
First to use air bags for massage.
1973
First to offer choice of firm or soft touch kneading
1999
First combination of rollers on upper body and air bags on lower body. First infrared pressure point detection system. First preventive medicine /wellness based software.
1974
First "human touch" function (squeeze and press). First clutch controlled kneading and tapping function.
2000
INADA Chair i.1.A captures the number One share* of the market in Japan.
1979
First spinal roller. First fold-up backrest. First adjustable recline system.
2001
INADA Chair i.1.A and INADA Chair H.9.A introduced to the U.S. with a Synchronized Music Program.
1983
First replaceable roller.
2003
World's first full-body massage chair that adapts itself to the shape of your body - Relaxation from head to toe-
1988
First with both acupressure and massage roller features.
2004
World's first massage chair that synchronizes music and sound generated from a home theater unit with massage.
 



*Source: GfK Marketing Service Japan Ltd. March 2001.
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