Laser Therapy Offers Healing & Paint Relief for Eldersburg Pets
You may have had experience with lasers and found the benefits to be substantial. Those benefits are why our veterinarians use laser therapy for pets in Eldersburg. During the process, red and near-infrared light waves diminish pain, speed healing, reduce swelling, and improve circulation.
The Specifics of Treatment
As a pet owner, we know you'll appreciate the benefits of laser therapy. Your pet feels comfortable during treatment and doesn't have to be sedated, restrained, or shaved. After treatment, we recommend you gently and slowly reintroduce your pet to activity.
Our veterinarians may recommend laser therapy for:
- Pain in the Back, Joints, & Neck
- Chronic Wounds
- Ligament Sprains
- Muscle Strains
- Puncture Wounds
- After Orthopedic Surgery
- After Injuries
- Hip Dysplasia
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there side effects?Very few. Lasers have been in use for more than 20 years with positive results. In some cases, the patient does experience a degree of irritation as the healing process begins.
Are lasers a proven scientific technology?Yes, scientific journals document the benefits of lasers in more than 100 studies.
How long does a therapy session last?From 3 to 8 minutes, depending on the size of the injured area.
How often does a pet need treatment?It could be daily for acute conditions or 2 to 3 times a week for chronic diseases.
How many sessions does a pet need?For mild cases, only 1 or 2 therapy sessions may be necessary. For more complicated cases, a pet may need 5 to 8 sessions. And chronic pain may require ongoing sessions.
How long does it take before you can see the results?Often, a dog or cat shows improvement right away. In other cases, it may take 3 or 4 sessions.
Do you use laser therapy in addition to other treatments?Yes, we do. The healing from a laser complements other treatments, from massage to physical therapy and chiropractic adjustments to surgery.