Veterinary Therapeutic Laser Treatment in North Palm Beach
Arthritis Treatment for Pets
Just like us, animals can experience joint pains as they get older. Sometimes this is caused by normal wear and tear from aging, while in other cases it is a symptom of arthritis.
It’s hard watching your pet slow down and struggle to move without feeling pain. Thankfully, there are treatments that can help them manage the pain and improve their overall quality of life. Therapeutic laser treatment is an innovative pet treatment that eases pain and improves mobility. This treatment is useful for animals that are recovering from surgery or dealing with chronic aches and pains. It can also help with every day disorders such as granulomas and chronic ear infections.
How Lasers Can Help Your Pets
Therapeutic laser treatment is a pain-free, noninvasive procedure. It works by applying high-energy light to the body to stimulate cells and increase blood flow. Blood carries oxygen, which is very important for the body’s healing process. With appropriate laser stimulation, the body will reduce pain signals and desensitize the nerves. It will also prompt the release of endorphins, which act as natural painkillers.
A typical therapeutic laser treatment session can take anywhere from 8 to 10 minutes for small animals. For larger animals, it can take up to half an hour. We designed our therapeutic laser treatment space to be as comfortable and soothing for your pets as possible so that they can relax while treatment is applied. Most animals find the treatment to be very soothing, and there are no side effects.