Cold compression therapy has many uses in a hospital setting. A cold therapy compression unit like the Breg Polar Care Kodiak, may be able to benefit patients by promoting faster healing while reducing pain and swelling. This allows patients to rely less on dangerous narcotic medications during the recovery process.
Patients find that when they use the Breg Polar Care Kodiak cold therapy compression unit, they tend to recover faster after surgery or an injury. The machine stimulates blood flow pushing swelling toward the body’s core so the lymphatic system can take care of it.
Here are the top 5 uses for the Breg Polar Care Kodiak unit.
1. Post Operative Recovery
The Breg Polar Care Kodiak is ideal for patient post operative recovery. It helps reduce pain and swelling while stimulating blood flow. Studies show that patients recover faster with less need for narcotic pain relievers when using cold therapy like the Breg Polar Care Kodiak.
2. Chronic Pain
Combatting and reducing chronic pain is possible with the Breg Polar Care Kodiak cold therapy compression unit. It can be used as part of the rest, ice, compression, and elevation therapy acronym. The cold ice is great for reducing inflammation and the compression helps prevent edema and loss of function. Together they promote healing by bringing oxygen and nutrients to the injured area.
When the body sustains trauma, swelling is usually the first response. The Breg Polar Care Kodiak reduces swelling and allows damaged tissue to heal faster by reducing the formation of bruises and uncomfortable muscle spasms. The numbing of damaged tissue reduces pain and the need for dangerous narcotic medications so that patients can heal after trauma.
4. General Surgery
The Breg Polar Care Kodiak cold therapy compression unit is ideal for use after general surgery. Patients who use the machine as directed tend to recover more quickly with less pain. They experience less swelling and stiffness in the surgical site along with less inflammation in the surrounding tissue. The Breg Polar Care Kodiak machine can be used by patients at home or in a hospital setting.
5. Physical Therapy
There are many uses for the Breg Polar Care Kodiak cold therapy compression unit in physical therapy. It reduces pain and swelling by constricting the blood vessels around the injured site. The reduction of edema means that physical therapy patients can recover faster between sessions using the Breg Polar Care Kodiak machine at home. Physical therapists can also use the machine during clinical sessions.
Breg Polar Care Kodiak Cold Therapy Compression Unit
The Breg Polar Care Kodiak cold therapy compression unit has an ergonomic design which provides excellent coverage so it can be used successfully in a number of settings. It’s ideal for post operative recovery, general surgery, and physical therapy. The machine can be used successfully by providers in a clinical or hospital setting and it can also be used by patients to heal and control pain at home. The Breg Polar Care Kodiak machine is great for physical therapy patients to use between sessions and it helps chronic pain patients find relief while relying less on dangerous narcotic medications.