Cold Laser and Acupuncture Therapies
Cold Laser Therapy
Cold laser therapy, also called low-level laser therapy, is now offered to treat pets with arthritis, tendon or soft tissue injuries and to promote wound healing.
A laser is simply a beam of light that travels at a specific frequency, allowing the laser to generate heat and penetrate tissue. During therapy, a laser wand is applied onto the affected area for 10-20 minutes, depending on the severity of the issue. This reduces pain and inflammation and promotes healing.
What will your fuzzy friend think? Most dogs find laser therapy relaxing and lay down comfortably while recieving treatment. Your pet won't experience any side effects and will feel great after treatment. His pain will have decreased, his mobility will have improved, and he'll feel more like his old self!
Call us today to discuss how cold laser therapy may help your buddy!
We're thrilled to add acupuncture to the list therapies offered at our hospital! Dr. Lucy Cohen is certified in veterinary acupuncture by the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society.
Acupuncture enhances blood circulation which promotes healing. It stimulates the nervous system and increases the body's natural release of anti-inflammatory and pain relieving chemicals to reduce discomfort.
Pets feel almost nothing when the needles are inserted and are happy to have the undivided attention and cuddles that come with the treatment. Our patients see near-immediate improvement and experience less pain, greater energy, and improved quality of life.
We're happy to discuss if this non-invasive therapy could help alleviate your pet's chronic pain.