Pet Laser Therapy treatment
Our hospital offers cutting-edge pet laser therapy to help heal injuries and treat painful conditions. Pain management is one of our highest priorities when treating pets, because pain can have a severe effect on their well-being. By alleviating pain, your pet can enjoy a better quality of life and spend more time with you.
There are a variety of physical conditions we can treat in pets. This includes:
- Degenerative disc/joint disease
- Ear infections
- Lick granulomas
- Wounds and infections
- …and more
Laser therapy involves using concentrated light beams at specific frequencies to repair damaged cells and improve healing. The laser light is emitted through a handheld wand device, which is gently massaged over areas needing treatment. The laser emanates a subtle warmth that can be very soothing for pets. When applied, the light particles safely penetrate the soft tissues and interact with muscle and connective tissue at the cellular level in a process known as “photobiomodulation."
Laser therapy is non-invasive, drug-free, and painless with no side effects. It provides several major benefits for pets struggling daily with chronic pain, surgery recovery, or acute injury:
- Decreases inflammation and swelling
- Increases blood circulation to the affected area and throughout the entire body
- Accelerates healing of bruised and damaged tissue
- Reduces pain
- Increases mobility in patients with stiff, achy joints
At Lange Animal Hospital, we can perform individual laser therapy sessions to treat acute conditions. We also offer bundled packages to provide ongoing treatments for pets with chronic problems. Following a thorough examination, one of our veterinarians can help you choose an appropriate treatment plan.
Acute conditions are easier to treat. If your pet just had surgery or has a small laceration that needs extra help healing, one treatment of laser therapy may be enough. However, pets with chronic health problems will need to come in for multiple treatments, since their conditions have had more time to develop. Therefore, it will take longer to see results.
Looking for an Alternative Treatment for Your Pet?
Cold laser therapy could be what your pet needs to live a more comfortable life. Consult with our team to learn more about this procedure and how we can integrate it into your pet’s treatment.