How To Use The Shoulder Pad For The Breg Kodiak IntelliFlo Supply Physical Therapy

In their latest training video, Steve and Michelle from Supply have taken a deep dive into the world of cold therapy, focusing on the effective use of the Breg Polar Care Cube's Multi-Use XL Pad, particularly for the shoulder area. This comprehensive guide is a treasure trove of information for anyone looking to alleviate pain and swelling through cold therapy.


The Importance of Correct Pad Selection

One of the key takeaways from the video is the emphasis on selecting the right pad. Michelle stresses the importance of verifying the pad's part number, ensuring compatibility with your specific needs. This attention to detail is crucial in maximizing the effectiveness of the cold therapy treatment.

Skin Safety and Cold Therapy Protocols

A significant portion of the training is dedicated to skin safety. The duo highlights the potential risks of direct skin contact with the cold pad, such as frostbite, and suggests using sterile pads or a thin barrier like a towel or t-shirt. They also discuss the universal cold therapy protocol of alternating 20 minutes on and 20 minutes off, reminding viewers to consult their doctors for tailored advice.

Step-by-Step Application Process

Steve and Michelle walk viewers through the application process of the Multi-Use XL Pad. They demonstrate how to prepare the pad, from opening the sealed package to attaching it correctly to the body. This part of the video is particularly helpful for those who are new to cold therapy or the Breg Polar Care Cube system.

A Handy Trick for Continuous Cold Therapy

In a bid to make the cold therapy process more convenient, especially for those undergoing treatment alone, they introduce a practical solution – freeze bags. These bags can be rotated between the cooler and the fridge, eliminating the constant need for fresh ice. This tip is a game-changer for maintaining consistent cold therapy without the hassle.

This training video by Steve and Michelle is an invaluable resource for anyone looking to harness the benefits of cold therapy for shoulder pain and swelling. Their expert guidance demystifies the process, ensuring users can confidently and safely use the Breg Polar Care Cube's Multi-Use XL Pad.