How To Apply The Multi Use Pad For The Breg Kodiak Intelli-Flo

In a recent training session, Michelle and Steve from Supply Physical Therapy provided a comprehensive guide on using the Breg Polar Care Kodiak Multi-Use Pad, a revolutionary tool in cold therapy. Their detailed walkthrough not only offered valuable insights into this specific product but also shed light on the broader applications and benefits of cold therapy. Watch by clicking the thumbnail below or read the following summary:

 

Understanding the Basics: Selecting the Right Pad

Michelle began the training by emphasizing the importance of choosing the correct pad and part number. She pointed out that once the sealed package of the pad is opened, it cannot be returned, making it crucial to ensure you have the right product from the start. This initial step is vital for both the efficacy of the therapy and for ensuring consumer satisfaction.

Skin Safety and Usage Protocol

A key part of the session was dedicated to skin safety. Both Michelle and Steve reiterated the importance of never placing the cold pad directly on the skin. This practice can lead to frostbite or skin damage, a risk easily mitigated by using sterile pads or a thin towel as a barrier. Furthermore, they discussed the universal protocol for cold therapy—20 minutes on, followed by 20 minutes off—and advised consulting with a doctor for personalized instructions.

Step-by-Step Application

The training also included a detailed, step-by-step walkthrough of applying the Breg Polar Care Cub Ankle Pad. Michelle demonstrated how to properly secure the pad to the ankle, ensuring it was comfortable yet effective. Adjusting the straps for a snug fit and connecting the hose to the cooler were highlighted as crucial steps to ensure the therapy's effectiveness.

Enhancing the Cold Therapy Experience

Steve introduced a practical tip to enhance the cold therapy experience: the use of freeze bags in the cooler. These bags, which come in packs of 12, can be rotated between the cooler and the fridge, providing a continuous cold supply without the need for constant ice replenishment. This tip is especially helpful for those managing therapy independently.

Closing Thoughts and Resources

The session concluded with Michelle and Steve encouraging feedback and reminding viewers to subscribe for more helpful guides. They also provided their contact information for any further questions or concerns, reinforcing Supply Physical Therapy's commitment to customer support and education.

This training session with Michelle and Steve not only provided practical knowledge on using the Breg Polar Care Cub Ankle Pad but also emphasized the importance of correct usage and safety measures in cold therapy. For those undergoing recovery or managing pain, these insights are invaluable in ensuring a safe and effective healing process.