Dr. Ana Falk, DVM

What is Laser Therapy, and How Can It Help Your Pet?

Laser Therapy is…

  • Safe
  • Non-invasive
  • Pain-free
  • Drug-free
  • Less stressful
  • Often more soothing for your pet

Laser Therapy is Used To…

  • Reduce pain and discomfort
  • Speed healing
  • Increase mobility and motion in joints
  • Reduce swelling

How Does Laser Therapy Work?

  • Photons of laser light penetrate deep into tissue
  • These photons are absorbed into the cells which initiates a photo-chemical response
  • This response in the cells blocks nerve impulses, accelerates tissue repair, increases circulation, and reduces swelling

Which Pets Benefit From Laser Therapy?

  • Pets that need acupuncture treatment are now able to receive it pain free with our Laser Acupuncture
  • If your pet is in pain, has inflammation, or has a wound, laser therapy can be beneficial. This includes patients that have the aches and pains of old age, who have just had a surgical procedure, or who have an open wound or recent injury
  • Arthritis
  • Wounds including bites, burns, scrapes, and cuts
  • Hip Dysplasia and Degenerative Joint Disease
  • To speed healing and reduce pain and inflammation
  • After surgeries including spays, neuters, declaws, orthopedic and soft tissue surgery

Laser Therapy Can Also Be Used For…

  • Ear infections
  • Skin infections and allergies
  • Sprains and strains
  • Fractures
  • Bruising and swelling