Laser Therapy for Pets
Laser therapy is one form of alternative therapy offered at our hospital. It is commonly used in pets to help them heal and provide some pain relief. Our veterinary care team started using this form of treatment in 2013 and has seen immense success in various cases. We have veterinarians who are qualified and knowledgeable to perform laser therapy with the highest quality care.
How does laser therapy work in pets?
Laser therapy in pets works the same way it does in humans. Light is aimed at certain parts of the body and it penetrates through layers and stimulates several reactions. The light restores energy, reduces inflammation and stimulates cell growth. This helps heal the body. At our hospital we’ve seen laser therapy benefit more than 90% of patients who have been treated with it.
What health conditions can laser therapy treat in my pet?
There are many health conditions that can be treated with this form of therapy. As previously mentioned it reduces pain in humans and pets. Some conditions that our hospital uses laser therapy for are:
If your furry friend suffers from any of the above conditions, then it may be time to speak with a veterinarian about laser therapy. Schedule an appointment at 250.724.4444.
Is laser therapy safe for my pet?
Absolutely! Laser therapy is completely safe for pets. The procedure is painless and pets are usually calm during treatment. You can relax when your pet comes in for a session as we take their comfort and safety very seriously. For extra protection we provide protective sunglasses for our patients.