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Laser Therapy, or “photobiomodulation”, is the use of specific wavelengths of light (red and near-infrared) to create therapeutic effects.

These effects include improved healing time, pain reduction, increased circulation and decreased swelling.

What to expect
There is no patient sedation or restraint required and the experience is usually pleasant and comforting to them.

Although improvement is often seen after the first visit, most patients require several treatments [3 to 8] for greatest benefit.

For most conditions, we recommend a multi-visit treatment plan. Treatments vary in length, but most sites require 2 to 8 minutes. A majority of patients exhibit greater comfort and mobility within 12 to 24 hours after a laser treatment.

Class IV Laser Therapy treatments are cumulative in nature. The length and frequency of treatments varies with your pet’s condition.

laser therapy at Spring Lodge Vets

A sample treatment schedule is as follows:
• Every other day for one week [3 total]
• Twice the second week [2 total]
• Once the third week [1 total]
• Booster sessions as needed

Your vet will recommend a treatment plan specific to your pet’s condition.

Laser Therapeutic Effects
During each painless treatment, laser energy increases circulation, drawing water, oxygen, and nutrients to the damaged area.

This creates an optimal healing environment that reduces inflammation, swelling, muscle spasms, stiffness, and pain. As the injured area returns to normal, function is restored and pain is relieved.

Cellular Effects of Laser Therapy
During Laser Therapy the infrared laser light interacts with tissues at the cellular level, and metabolic activity increases within the cell, improving the transport of nutrients across the cell membrane.

laser therapy at Spring Lodge VetsThis initiates the increased production of cellular energy (ATP) that leads to a cascade of beneficial effects, increasing cellular function and health.

Numerous Studies show that laser therapy can help with:
• Osteoarthritis
• Joint Pain
• Tendinopathies
• Oedema and Congestion
• Ligament Sprains
• Muscle Strains
• Puncture Wounds
• Post-Traumatic Injury
• Post-Surgical Pain
• Neck and Back Pain
• Hip Dysplasia
• Burns
• Chronic Wounds
• Rehabilitation
• Post-Orthopaedic Surgical
• Recovery

Laser Therapeutic Effects
During each painless treatment, laser energy increases circulation, drawing water, oxygen, and nutrients to the damaged area.

This creates an optimal healing environment that reduces inflammation, swelling, muscle spasms, stiffness, and pain. As the injured area returns to normal, function is restored and pain is relieved.