WHAT IS IT?
For the past several years, we have been excited to offer our clients Companion Laser Therapy. Therapeutic laser treatments provide a non-invasive, pain-free, surgery-free, drug-free treatment which is used to treat a variety of conditions and can be performed in conjunction with other treatment protocols, such as medication. Whether your pet is rehabilitating from trauma or injury, healing from wounds, or simply aging, your companion can benefit from this innovative approach to treating pain and inflammation.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
Laser therapy stimulates the body to heal from within, by sending photons of light to the selected area. These photons are absorbed by injured cells, which are then stimulated and respond with a higher rate of metabolism. This results in relief from pain, increased circulation, reduced inflammation, and an acceleration of the healing process.
WHAT DOES A SESSION LOOK LIKE?
Your pet will be taken into a comfortable room and will have a wand (similar to an ultrasound handpiece) passed over the area multiple times. For safety, each person present in the room will be asked to wear special safety glasses, and the pet will sport a pair of their own, or have their eyes covered if they do not wish to make a fashion statement! The session can range from 5-30 minutes, depending on the number of sites and the condition we are treating. Laser therapy has many applications, and is safe, effective, and requires no medication or sedation to perform. Please ask us if therapeutic laser is right for your pet’s condition!