TODAY’S PATENT – FOOT MASSAGE MAT
A nice foot massage on a long, tiresome day can be quiet relaxing. Foot massage has multiple health benefits – helps in relaxation, improves blood circulation, improves mood, makes feet healthier, promotes better sleep, relieves body pain, etc.,
Willi Dungl invented the “Foot massage mat”. The USPTO granted it patent (4329981) on 18th May 1982.
The invention relates to a mat made out of plastic and rubber. It is a natural foot massager which eradicates the possibility of injuring oneself by its unskilled use.
The mat contains multiple bump-like structure and when the user walks over/jumps/rubs his feet against, a pressure is created between the feet and the bumps which produces a natural massage effect.