Laser Therapy

Cutting-edge pain management.

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Laser Therapy

Cutting-edge pain management.

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Slide Symptoms of pain Traditionally used in human sports medicine and equine care, laser therapy is rapidly becoming popular for companion animals. Laser therapy uses lightwaves of a specific wavelength to cause photobiomodulation within a pet’s body. In other words, laser therapy alters cellular and tissue physiology, and stimulates cells to promote growth and repair. We offer a complete range of pet dental care services to keep your pet’s teeth and gums healthy throughout their life. This includes:
  • Oral exams
  • Dental cleanings
  • Polishing
  • Fluoride-infused polish to strengthen enamel and reduce tooth sensitivity
  • Digital dental X-rays
  • Dental chews, treats, and other supplements (for chronic oral issues)
What is laser therapy for pets? We offer a complete range of pet dental care services to keep your pet’s teeth and gums healthy throughout their life. This includes:
  • Oral exams
  • Dental cleanings
  • Polishing
  • Fluoride-infused polish to strengthen enamel and reduce tooth sensitivity
  • Digital dental X-rays
  • Dental chews, treats, and other supplements (for chronic oral issues)

How can laser therapy help my pet?

Similar to acupuncture, laser therapy is often used in conjunction with conventional medicine to create an even greater result. It can also be used as a sole treatment modality to manage pain and inflammation and promote wound healing. Laser therapy works by:

  • Releasing endorphins to manage pain
  • Encouraging vasodilation to supply healing cells with oxygen-rich blood

  • Relaxing muscles and soothing aches and pains
  • Decreasing inflammation
  • Promoting faster healing and repair

How can laser therapy help my pet?

Similar to acupuncture, laser therapy is often used in conjunction with conventional medicine to create an even greater result. It can also be used as a sole treatment modality to manage pain and inflammation and promote wound healing. Laser therapy works by:

  • Releasing endorphins to manage pain
  • Encouraging vasodilation to supply healing cells with oxygen-rich blood
  • Relaxing muscles and soothing aches and pains
  • Decreasing inflammation
  • Promoting faster healing and repair

Slide Depending on the laser’s wavelength, it can be used for superficial injuries, or penetrate deeper to muscles and bones, alleviating painful inflammation. Common conditions in pets that can benefit from laser therapy include:
  • Muscle, ligament, and tendon injuries
  • Post-surgical and soft tissue trauma
  • Intervertebral disc disease
  • Ear infections
  • Gingivitis
  • Hot spots and open wounds
  • Osteoarthritis and other joint conditions
  • Anal gland infections
Pets who cannot take certain medications, or who are not good surgical candidates, can greatly benefit from this drug-free, non-invasive treatment modality that creates few, if any, side effects.
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Slide What can I expect during my pet’s laser therapy treatment? The number and duration of laser treatments will depend on your pet’s condition. While some conditions (e.g., post-surgical incision healing) may require only one treatment, most chronic conditions require multiple treatments. For example, if your pet is receiving laser therapy for osteoarthritis, they will generally visit weekly until we see a noticeable improvement. Then, routine “tune-ups” will help keep them comfortable. Some pets require monthly treatments, while others may need only quarterly sessions to keep pain and inflammation at bay.
Depending on the condition being treated, your pet’s laser therapy session may only take a few minutes, or can take up to half an hour. Each site generally receives less than a minute of direct treatment.
Laser therapy is an effective treatment modality that can help many pets with various ailments. If your pet suffers from osteoarthritis pain, skin issues, anal gland impaction, gingivitis, or countless other inflammatory conditions, they may be a great candidate for laser therapy. Contact our team to schedule your pet’s laser therapy treatment.
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