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Cold Laser Therapy

At Pet Doctor, our veterinarians use cold laser therapy as a non-invasive option for the treatment of painful inflammatory conditions in Tucson cats and dogs.

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What is Cold Laser Therapy?

Cold laser therapy is an innovative treatment which has become more popular in recent years as veterinary professionals have discovered it's potency in helping pets to recover from injury and illness.

Our veterinarians are passionate about providing the highest quality of veterinary therapy and treatment to your pet. Cold laser therapy provides effective, safe and non-invasive reduction of pain and encouraging of healing to aid your pet in returning ot their normal and healthy selves.  

A wide variety of conditions can be improved with the use of cold laser therapy. These include joint and muscle pain, muscle spasms and the symptoms of arthritis.

Cold Laser Therapy, Tucson Animal Hospital

What are Cold Lasers?

Cold laser therapy uses light-emitting diodes (also called LEDs) or low-intensity lasers to stimulate and enhance cell growth, to improve healing and to relieve your pet's pain.

The variety of light which is emitted by a laser is what determines the depth of the tissue which it affects. The higher the wavelength (such as purple, green, or blue light), the deeper into your pet's tissues they penetrate. Inversely, lower wavelengths (like red) will be absorbed by your pet's skin. 

The number and frequency of these treatments will depend on your pet's specific healthcare needs. 

Uses for Laser Therapy

Cold laser therapy has a wide range of uses and is very effective when used in addition to other traditional medications and veterinary treatments.

Laser therapy promotes circulation and encourages cell regeneration, benefiting the following procedures and conditions:

  • Strains & Sprains
  • Dental Procedures
  • Wounds
  • Bone Fractures
  • Degenerative Joint Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inflammation
  • Lick Granuloma
  • Post-Surgical Recovery

Benefits of Cold Laser Therapy

Therapeutic laser treatments offer a wide range of benefits to your pet. When a pet receives low-intensity laser treatment, the specific wavelengths of the light prompts an alteration of the physiology of their tissues and cells.

  • Enhances neovascularization
  • Increases wound healing
  • Reduces inflammation and associated pain
  • Accelerates mitochondrial cell metabolism
  • Reduces edema (swelling)
  • Encourages bone healing
  • Increases blood perfusion

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