T.E.N.S. Muscle stimulater

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I have nerve damage in my feet and lower legs (Neuropathy) from Type 2 Diabetes.

I also have some mild Arthritis pain in my hands as well as some muscle pain so I have been looking at a Dr Ho machine.

Well I decided to bite the bullet and picked one up at Costco. I figured with their guaranty I can always return it.

After a couple of days using it I am seeing some improvement especially in my feet. If this continues then it will be well worth what I paid for it. :up: :up:
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I have nerve pain in my legs and feet from a disc herniation, and I also recently purchased that Dr. Ho's unit from Costco. So far I don't think it is making much difference in my symptoms; however, I am still making good use of it. I do think it has helped with overall muscle tension and other minor issues.
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Thanks for posting this!

I see his TV ads and have seen them at Costco. Having seen it at Costco it made me think that maybe it works.

I have nerve damage from my spinal cord injury from when I broke my neck a year and a half ago. My feet easily go numb and I get stabbing nerve pain in my arms and hands. My outer extremities get cold easy too. This cold weather has really fired my nerves up. I was wondering if it was a gimmick or not.
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Which one did you get?

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The one I got contained all those things. It has the foot thing, the larger back pads/belt, smaller pads, the controller, and replacement pads. I believe it is the larger box on the bottom of your image.
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SuperMom wrote:The one I got contained all those things. It has the foot thing, the larger back pads/belt, smaller pads, the controller, and replacement pads. I believe it is the larger box on the bottom of your image.


That's the one I got as well. I needed the foot unit.

There is one on Castanet for sale on the westside that looks like it's brand new. Some insurance will pay for them too but mine wants a Dr's referral etc before approving so I just got it on my own. My Dr was going to charge me for the letter and I don't know how much they would pay towards it.

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SuperMom wrote:I have nerve pain in my legs and feet from a disc herniation, and I also recently purchased that Dr. Ho's unit from Costco. So far I don't think it is making much difference in my symptoms; however, I am still making good use of it. I do think it has helped with overall muscle tension and other minor issues.


I have only been using mine for a couple of days and several times a day. It definitely feels like there is some improvement in my feet.

My son is a Steel Fabricator and his is helping him with muscle pain.
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I purchased the Easy Home brand through Amazon. Does the same thing as Dr Ho, only for less $$.

It runs on 15 min cycles

I recommendpurchasing the large size sticky pads, covers more area. Also, rinse the sticky side in running warm water after use, they will last longer. :biggrin:
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i know a few people that got dr ho and said it helped with nerve pain,
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Bsuds wrote:I have nerve damage in my feet and lower legs (Neuropathy) from Type 2 Diabetes.

I also have some mild Arthritis pain in my hands as well as some muscle pain so I have been looking at a Dr Ho machine.

Well I decided to bite the bullet and picked one up at Costco. I figured with their guaranty I can always return it.

After a couple of days using it I am seeing some improvement especially in my feet. If this continues then it will be well worth what I paid for it. :up: :up:


Bsuds, where in Costco is it located?
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Lady tehMa wrote:Bsuds, where in Costco is it located?


Near the hearing centre, same aisle.
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What a coincidence! I was listening to a Joe Rogan podcast with Johann Hari today and they were talking about this form of treatment. It's more effective if you rub CBD oil and add ice to the treatment area, then crank up the volts. It's in the last one hour of episode #1250 dated from Feb. 20th. I may try it on my tendonitis.
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Lady tehMa wrote:
Bsuds wrote:I have nerve damage in my feet and lower legs (Neuropathy) from Type 2 Diabetes.

I also have some mild Arthritis pain in my hands as well as some muscle pain so I have been looking at a Dr Ho machine.

Well I decided to bite the bullet and picked one up at Costco. I figured with their guaranty I can always return it.

After a couple of days using it I am seeing some improvement especially in my feet. If this continues then it will be well worth what I paid for it. :up: :up:


Bsuds, where in Costco is it located?


There are a couple options at https://www.costco.ca/CatalogSearch?dept=All&keyword=Dr+ho
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Bump...I returned the Dr Ho as it was doing nothing to help. I think it might have been making my feet hurt worse.
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Since I was finally given an accurate diagnosis of my ailment by my doctor that involved a 45 min bone scan at VGH, I realize that although my unit makes me feel momentarily good, it can do nothing to alleviate the root of the problem.

My T.E.N.S. and all the new large size pads are up for grabs. Sad that it wasn't a cure for me.
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