Exploring the Breg Polar Care Cube and Kodiak: A Comprehensive Training

In a recent training session, Steve and Michelle from Supply Physical Therapy the operations manager with extensive experience in patient interactions, delved into the intricacies of two popular cold therapy units: the Breg Polar Care Kodiak and the Breg Polar Care Cube. Their discussion aimed to clarify the common confusions and highlight the distinct features and similarities of these two devices. Watch by clicking the thumbnail below or read this summary. 

Unique Features of the Breg Polar Care Kodiak

Steve kicked off the session by introducing the Breg Polar Care Kodiak, emphasizing its unique connector system. The Kodiak is the only cold therapy unit in the market featuring a male and female connector, making it incompatible with other pads. Another standout feature of the Kodiak is its battery option, which offers great mobility. The battery, purchasable separately, operates on four AA batteries and can be easily attached to the unit. This feature allows for convenient use in various settings, such as in a car, at work, or outdoors.

Additionally, the Kodiak includes a strainer for ease of use when disposing of ice, preventing messes. It is compatible with 10 different pads, covering most body parts, making it versatile for various therapeutic needs.

The Breg Polar Care Cube and Its Distinctiveness

Michelle then took over to discuss the Breg Polar Care Cube. The Cube's connectors differ from the Kodiak, featuring two male endings on the pads and two female endings on the hose. It offers 13 pad options, including unique ones like the TMJ pad for jaw surgery recovery and a large rectangular pad ideal for back therapy.

Commonalities Between the Two Units

Despite their differences, the Kodiak and Cube share several features. Both offer a 6 to 8-hour runtime and are recommended to be used with freezer bags or block ice for efficiency. Steve highlighted the convenience of using freeze bags, which are sold in sets and are preferable over water bottles due to warranty concerns. Both units have the same volume capacity, include filters, and come with a six-month warranty on the cooler and pads. When empty, each unit weighs around four pounds, increasing to about 14.5 pounds when filled.

The training session concluded with a focus on the practical aspects of using these cold therapy units. The emphasis was on ensuring patient convenience, ease of use, and understanding the warranty and maintenance aspects. Steve and Michelle's expertise provided a thorough understanding of the Breg Polar Care Kodiak and Cube, aiding in making informed choices for therapeutic needs.