Geneinno GT-1 Waterproof Massage Gun Review: Aquatic massage therapy

Geneinno Waterproof Massage Gun
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iMore Verdict

Bottom line: A waterproof massage gun that delivers 14 millimeters of amplitude and features six massage heads. On the downside, the user manual is bare bones, the heads are made of plastic, and the percussion rhythms are inconsistent.


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    Inconsistent percussion

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Take your trigger point therapy to new heights in the water with the Geneinno GT-1 Waterproof Massage Gun. This 100% waterproof massage gun can be used in the jacuzzi, pool, bathtub, hot spring, steam room or anywhere wet! It delivers 14 millimeters of powerful amplitude wet or dry and comes with six interchangeable massage heads to cover the entire body. I'd recommend this product to anyone looking for an aquatic massage therapy device.

Geneinno GT-1 Waterproof Massage Gun review: What I like

Geneinno Gt 1 Massage Gun

Geneinno Gt 1 Massage Gun (Image credit: Nicolette Roux / iMore)

Well let's start with the obvious, my favorite thing about the Geneinno GT-1 Waterproof Massage Gun is that it's 100% waterproof! It's safe to use in the jacuzzi, bath, shower or hot spring where you get the added benefit of heat on top of your trigger point therapy session. I love using this thing in the jacuzzi. It provides heated stress and tension relief that is just heavenly. I highly recommend using this gun in a heated water source.

It delivers 14 millimeters of amplitude.

The Geneinno GT-1 Waterproof Massage Gun is very powerful and provides up to 14 millimeters of amplitude. This is more than your average massage gun which typically deliver 10 to 12 millimeters of amplitude. It operates at six different speed settings for varying amounts of pressure and vibration. It uses a brushless motor to go deep into those hard to reach places, providing sweet relief for stiff and aching muscles. Using a massage gun daily is also great for rehabilitation, injury prevention, and athletic performance. With the Geneinno GT-1 Waterproof Massage Gun, you bring aquatic physical therapy into the mix.

The Geneinno GT-1 Massage Gun comes with six interchangeable massage heads.

The massage heads are very easy to insert and remove; simply twist and pull to remove a massage head and twist and press to insert one. The spherical head is great for large muscle groups like the arms, back, thighs, booty, and calves. The air cushion massage head provides a nice buffer and reduces vibration. It's great for sensitive individuals and areas on the body.

The bullet massage head is perfect for deep tissue relief. Be careful with this one because it's especially sharp. I would only advise using it on speed settings one and two. The golden fingers massage head replicates finger kneading and feels great on the shoulders, joints, palms, and feet. The Y-shaped massage head feels wonderful on the neck, spine, and Achilles tendon. The flat head is designed for relaxation therapy across the entire body.

Geneinno GT-1 Waterproof Massage Gun review: What I don't like

Geneinno Waterproof Massage Gun

Geneinno Waterproof Massage Gun (Image credit: Nicolette Roux / iMore)

I love that the Geneinno GT-1 massage gun is waterproof, but I don't like that the user manual doesn't say it's waterproof anywhere except for the cover. It also does not talk about operating this gun in the water at all. Nor does it cover what kinds of bodies of water you can take it in safely. The website says you can "take it into the bathroom, hot spring, swimming pool etc.," and that it "can be cleared with fresh water easily," but doesn't mention anything about the ocean, and none of this is covered in the manual.

The Geneinno GT-1 user manual doesn't discuss water operation at all.

The user manual also doesn't talk about charging safety protocol. It's definitely counter intuitive to take electronics into the water and neither the user manual nor website mentions anything about letting it dry for a certain period of time before attempting to plug it into the wall to charge it. The charging port definitely intakes water if you fully submerge this gun, so I would imagine you need to make sure it's completely dry before connecting it to a power source. This is definitely something the user manual should and needs to cover.

I don't like that four out of the six massage heads included with the Geneinno GT-1 Massage Gun are made of a cheap feeling plastic. I get that the heads need to be waterproof, but these heads don't feel durable or great on the body as you massage. I wish they were made of higher quality materials.

I've also noticed that the percussion this gun delivers is inconsistent. It feels like the motor is frequently stalling, creating off beat rhythm patterns when you use it. This isn't great in a therapeutic sense and takes away from the relaxation aspect of using this device. I'm not sure if this is a flaw in the gun I have or if it's a design flaw across the board.

The competition

Sportneer D9 Massage Gun

Sportneer D9 Massage Gun (Image credit: Nicolette Roux / iMore)

The Sportneer Elite D9 Massage Gun is another great massage gun I've tried. It's not waterproof, so the Geneinno GT-1 wins there, but it's a similar size and weight and comes with six different massage heads. The Sportneer massage heads feel more durable and are made of higher quality materials in my opinion. It also comes with two chrome capped massage heads designed specifically for use with oil.

Taotronics Massage Gun

Taotronics Massage Gun (Image credit: Nicolette Roux / iMore)

The TaoTronics Massage Gun is one of the best massage guns. It's a full-sized gun, so it's similar in size and weight. The TaoTronics massage gun features extra-long work time of up to 10 hours of continuous use, whereas the Geneinno offers five to six hours of work time. However, the TaoTronics massage gun is not waterproof, so if you're looking for a waterproof device, the Geneinno GT-1 is the way to go!

Geneinno GT-1 Waterproof Massage Gun review: Should you buy

Geneinno Gt 1 Waterproof Massage Gun Heads

Geneinno Gt 1 Waterproof Massage Gun Heads (Image credit: Nicolette Roux / iMore)

You should buy this if ...

You want a waterproof massage tool

The Geneinno GT-1 Massage Gun is 100% waterproof.

You're looking for power

This massage gun delivers up to 14 millimeters of amplitude.

You like mulitple massage head options

The Geneinno GT-1 Waterproof Massage Gun comes with six different interchangeable massage heads to target different areas that cover the entire body.

You should not buy this if ...

You want a carrying case

The Geneinno GT-1 Waterproof Massage Gun does not come with a carrying case. It does come with a drawstring bag, but the bag is not big enough to carry the gun, the charging cable, and all of the massage heads at once. It has just enough room to carry the massage gun and one massage head.

You're looking for metal or chrome brushed massage heads

The massage heads that work with this gun are made of plastic.

You want consistent percussion

The percussion patterns the Geneinno GT-1 delivers are not always consistent.

The Geneinno GT-1 Waterproof Massage Gun is a great therapy device for the water. It offers 14 millimeters of amplitude and features six different massage heads for different areas on the body. This gun can be completely submerged in the jacuzzi, bathtub, shower, or pool. Take note that the user manual doesn't talk about underwater operation or maintenance at all, so I'd recommend checking out their website for more information. Overall, I think it's a really cool concept. I wish the massage heads were made out of higher quality material and that it delivered consistent percussion, but other than that, It's a neat and unique device.

Nicolette Roux

Nicolette is a freelance writer for iMore. She's been hooked on Apple products since she got the very first iPhone in 2007 and made the switch from PC to Mac in 2008 after inadvertently dousing her laptop with a hefty dose of water. A dedicated creative, Nicolette has had the pleasure of working with some of the top websites, studios, and brands in the industry throughout her career, and enjoys writing about all things: Apple, health, fitness, audio, and home. With over a decade of high-level experience as a health and fitness professional, Nicolette specializes in tech pertaining to the field. If she’s not working, you can find her sipping a glass of wine, enjoying a concert, or hanging with her family.