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Having Surgery? - Get Better FASTER with Polar Care Kodiak Cold Therapy

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Get Better FASTER with Polar Care Kodiak Cold Therapy

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  • 1. Having Surgery? Get Better FASTER with Polar Care Kodiak Cold Therapy ®
  • 2. Did You Know? Polar Care Kodiak cold therapy is one of the most effective ways to treat post-operative pain and swelling.
  • 3. The Physiologic Response Pain and swelling resulting from orthopedic injury or surgery negatively affects the healing process resulting in longer healing times.
  • 4. The Physiologic Response Swelling also results in decreased range of motion and muscle spasm, inhibition and atrophy.
  • 5. Upon injury, healthy cells rush to the injury site to aid in the healing process. The Inflammatory Process
  • 6. As the cells repair the injury site, they compete with the damaged cells for oxygen and nutrients. The Inflammatory Process
  • 7. This competition between healthy and damaged cells causes healthy cells to die (Secondary Hypoxic Cell Injury). The Inflammatory Process
  • 8. Cell death results in increased blood accumulation and bleeding at the injury site. The Inflammatory Process
  • 9.
    • This process causes:
    • Swelling
    • Increased pain
    • Prolonged healing
    The Inflammatory Process
  • 10. Pain is the result of the body’s chemical response to cell death, along with increased pressure on the nerve endings caused by swelling. The Inflammatory Process
  • 11. This vicious cycle of pain and inflammation will continue until it is interrupted. The Inflammatory Process
  • 12. The Inflammatory Process Cold therapy helps combat the inflammatory process and reduce pain. Ice is only safe for brief periods, resulting in lack of sustained pain relief.
  • 13. The Inflammatory Process Prolonged application of cold is the best way to interrupt this cycle. Polar Care Kodiak cold therapy provides prolonged pain relief.
  • 14. What is Polar Care Kodiak Cold Therapy? Polar Care Kodiak cold therapy delivers ice water through circulation pads specifically designed for different body parts. This maximizes the healing process.
  • 15. What is Polar Care Kodiak Cold Therapy? By using Polar Care Kodiak cold therapy, patients can receive longer-term cold therapy according to their physician’s prescribed treatment protocol within a certain temperature range.
  • 16. What is Polar Care Kodiak Cold Therapy? The Polar Care Kodiak cold therapy unit will typically maintain its cold for 6-11 hours per ice change. * Cold Therapy may help you sleep through the night. Check with your doctor regarding your treatment protocol (including *duration of use, skin inspection, frequency of use and instructions).
  • 17. What is Polar Care Kodiak Cold Therapy? The water-circulating pads are designed to fit a specific of body parts, and are cleaner and easier to use than messy ice or gel packs.
  • 18. What is Polar Care Kodiak Cold Therapy? This enables an easier recovery and eliminates frequent trips to the freezer.
  • 19. Why is Cold Therapy Effective?
    • Decrease pain
    Cold therapy helps to:
  • 20. Why is Cold Therapy Effective?
    • Decrease pain
    • Reduce muscle spasm
    Cold therapy helps to:
  • 21. Why is Cold Therapy Effective? Cold therapy helps to:
    • Decrease pain
    • Reduce muscle spasm
    • Lessen swelling and edema
  • 22. Why is Cold Therapy Effective? Cold Therapy helps to:
    • Decrease pain
    • Reduce muscle spasm
    • Lessen swelling and edema
    • Diminish initial inflammatory
    • response
  • 23. Why is Cold Therapy Effective? Cold therapy helps to:
    • Decrease pain
    • Reduce muscle spasm
    • Lessen swelling and edema
    • Diminish initial inflammatory
    • response
    • Minimize secondary hypoxic
    • cell injury
  • 24. Polar Care Kodiak Cold Therapy Quiet Advanced technology for whisper-quiet performance Reliable Robust motor for optimal durability Dependable Superior filtration system prevents clogs Compact Lightweight, portable design is easy to carry, fill and use Simple Easy to use Minimal set up
  • 25. Comfortable Ergonomic design Durable Constructed of premium materials Customized Temperature Control Specifically designed for each body part Consistent Maintains consistent temperature specific to each treatment area Polar Care Kodiak Intelli-Flo Pads
  • 26. Polar Care Kodiak Intelli-Flo Pads Intelli-Flo Knee Pad Intelli-Flo Shoulder Pad Intelli-Flo Ankle Pad
  • 27. Make Polar Care Kodiak cold therapy a part of your post surgical treatment. Talk to your doctor today. A prescription is required to order a BREG Polar Care Kodiak cold therapy unit. Talk to your doctor about your medical history and whether a cold therapy unit is right for you. The Polar Care Kodiak system can be cold enough to seriously injure the skin. It is necessary to use an insulation barrier between the Intelli-Flo pad and the skin to prevent cold injury. Get Better Faster
  • 28. Learn more about BREG’s Polar Care Kodiak cold therapy unit and place an order by visiting: www.myColdTherapy.com Please note: A prescription is required to order a BREG Polar Care Kodiak cold therapy unit. © 2010 BREG, Inc. All rights reserved. 0210 Kodiak is a registered trademark of BREG, Inc. Get Better Faster