How Pet Laser Therapy Works

The machine used in laser therapyLaser therapy is a new and exciting technology for the field of veterinary medicine. It can be used for the treatment of a wide variety of conditions to lessen pain, reduce swelling and improve recovery time without harmful side effects, sedation or invasive procedures.

The laser therapy machine emits two wavelegnths of light that create photobiostimulation within the tissues. These interactions start a chain of events that ultimately stimulates cellular metabolism and growth. In addition, there is a release of endorphins that reduce pain and improve healing.

Laser therapy can be used for treatment of the following conditions:

  • Arthritis
  • Acute & Chronic Pain
  • Back Injuries
  • Sprains & Strains
  • Inflammation & Edema
  • Wound Healing
  • Post-operative

The staff at Lake Area Veterinary Clinic would be happy to explain how this new technology could improve your pet’s life and longevity.

10 Benefits of Laser Therapy for Pets

  1. Anti-inflammation
  2. Analgesia
  3. Accelerated tissue repair and cell growth
  4. Improved vascular activity
  5. Trigger points and acupuncture points
  6. Reduces fibrous tissue formation
  7. improved nerve function
  8. Immunoregulation
  9. Faster would healing