• ESS 349 Lab Manual
  • Terminology
  • Stretching
  • HOPS
  • SOAP Notes
  • Universal Precautions
  • Wound Care
  • Blisters
  • P.R.I.C.E.
  • Thermotherapy Notes
  • Cryotherapy Notes
  • Neutral Therapy Notes
  • Game Ready Chart
  • Bob-Dog
  • Modality Chart
  • Heat Modalities
  • Cold Modalities
  • Therapeutic Modalities
  • Preventative Ankle Taping
  • Phases of Rehabilitation
  • Rehab Tools
  • Hypervolt User Guide
  • Ankle HOPS Notes
  • Palpations
  • Special Tests
  • How to Use a Tape Shark
  • Arch Taping
  • Patellar Tendon Taping
  • Wraps
  • Palpations
  • Special Tests
  • Crutch Fitting
  • Palpations
  • Special Tests
  • Additional Tape Jobs
  • Concussion Education
  • Wiihab
  • Kinesio Tape
  • 3" Powerflex Ankle
  • HOPS Rubrics
  • Download
  • Translations
  • Bob-Dog

    A bob-dog is a form of cryotherapy that adds moisture to help the cold penetrate deeper into the tissue in less time.

    1. First get a towel and moisten in the sink. 2. Add a thin layer of ice to the wet towel.
    3. Fold the ends in, making sure the ice stays flat. 4. Fold to the middle, then to the edge of the towel.
    5. The finished product should me flat and uniform, this allows the bob-dog to conform to the injured joint or segment. Use a velcro strap (if applicable) to attach the bob-dog securely to the injury. If you add too much ice or don’t flatten it as you go through the steps, it makes a bulky bob-dog and it won’t conform properly to the injury. Too much ice also increases the chances of it spilling out and making a mess everywhere. Once treatment is finished, dump the ice in the sink, and throw the towel in the laundry receptacle.

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