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WaterpikTM PowerPulse Therapeutic Strength Massage: Helps to Relieve Foot Discomfort

A Home Use Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of a Hand Held Shower Device in Alleviating the Symptoms Associated with Self-Assessed Foot Discomfort

Independent Clinical Testing, October 2017, WTPUSE5F


To determine the effectiveness of the WaterpikTM PowerPulse Massage device in alleviating the symptoms associated with self-assessed foot discomfort when used under typical home-use conditions. This device provides a proprietary pulsating massage.


Fifty-one (51) healthy males and females, 21 – 65 years of age, with self-assessed foot discomfort were enrolled into the study. Subjects were issued the WaterpikTM PowerPulse Shower Head and instructed to use it on the affected area every day for 14 days.

Subjects set the spray mode to PowerPulse Massage and pointed the Therapeutic Strength Massage on the affected foot discomfort area (identified at enrollment) using the pulsating water flow to massage this area for 3 to 5 minutes. Subjects were given a daily diary to record use of the PowerPulse shower head and any comments. At the end of the use period, they returned to the test facility to complete a self-perception questionnaire.


from the questionnaire indicated 92% of the panel (47 of 51 subjects) began to feel relief from foot discomfort within 5 minutes of using the PowerPulse Therapeutic Strength Massage spray.

The massage spray was perceived by 90% of the panel (46 of 51) to be soothing to their feet.

82% (42 of 51) agreed or strongly agreed that the Powerpulse Therapeutic Strength Massage device helped to relieve foot soreness.


This consumer use study demonstrates that regular use of the WaterpikTM PowerPulse Therapeutic Strength Massage spray can quickly deliver relief from self-perceived foot discomfort.