What is Ionic foot bath?

Category: Equipment


An ionic foot bath (or ion cleanse foot bath) is a biofield-enhancing and detoxification tool for home or clinical use. This method uses a warm, slightly salty bath of water in which your feet or hands are immersed with an ionic device (array) to promote efficient delivery of red blood cells.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) 3 3
General health 3 2
Fibromyalgia 1 1
Inflammation 1 1
Muscle tension 1 1
PMA (Progressive Muscular Atrophy) 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 7

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ionic foot bath

Side effect Patients
Pain in ankles 1
Pain in heel(s) 1


Based on patients currently using Ionic foot bath

Dosage Patients
0.5 hr every other week 1

Why patients stopped taking Ionic foot bath

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 3
Other 1
Personal research 1
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Currently using Ionic foot bath

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped using Ionic foot bath

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 2
10 years or more 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 5
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 2
Not specified 3
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2 patient evaluations for Ionic foot bath

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Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: severe
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: g
I have:

See nacona's full Ionic foot bath history

Nov 1, 2015 (Started Dec 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for detoxification)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 hr Every Other Week

  • 0 helpful marks
Wayne Lampe
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Wayne Lampe
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: severe
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: vg
I have:

See Wayne Lampe's full Ionic foot bath history

Jul 27, 2007 (Started Oct 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3 hr Weekly
Advice & Tips: waste of mooney no proof it does anything I paid $3000
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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