Cold Laser Therapy for Pets in Branford
Therapeutic Pain Relief for Your Pet
Laser therapy is a non-invasive treatment that provides pain relief and decreases healing time. In as little as one appointment, we are able to treat the patient with a scientifically proven and USFDA-approved modality. Cold laser at Mill Pond Veterinary Hospital can also stimulate acupuncture points to augment that treatment modality.
Laser therapy administers a precise beam of light at a specific power to create a therapeutic dose. The laser light reduces inflammation and simulates the body’s natural healing process through intracellular stimulation.
Cold laser therapy benefits patients who:
- Have had surgery
- Have been injured due to trauma
- Suffer from chronic conditions such as arthritis, intervertebral disc disease, lick granulomas, stomatitis, and otitis
- Have a more complicated case, where cold laser is used in conjunction with acupuncture
How It Works
During an appointment, pets do not need to be sedated or restrained. Pets also do not have to be shaved or clipped. Human patients say they feel a pleasant tingling at the treatment site. Pets generally exhibit calmer behavior and feel relaxed during the treatment process, which usually lasts anywhere from 5 to 20 minutes. (If the patient is also receiving acupuncture, the appointment lasts 20 to 30 minutes.)
Shortly after a session, patients have better range of motion, less pain, and seem more relaxed. Pet owners have reported that their pets are more mobile, more playful, and more engaged after undergoing cold laser therapy. Depending on the instrument used, there are usually no negative side effects of this form of treatment.
Learn if your pet could benefit from cold laser therapy in Branford. Our veterinarians are here to answer any questions and assess your pet’s health to provide a trusted recommendation. With our help, you can ease your pet’s pain and help them enjoy a healthier lifestyle.
“Dr Minot has provided exceptional care to my 14 year old cat.”- Amy V.
“"Thank you" is just not enough.”- Taitira R.
“The doctors show such compassion and everyone truly knows my animals.”- Amy B.