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Therapeutic Cold Laser

Amici Pet Hospital offers class IV cold laser therapy, a new innovative alternative for relieving pain, inflammation, and muscle stiffness/spasms. Laser therapy has been in use since the 1970’s and cleared by the FDA in 2002. The laser light (biostimulation) works to increase the cells’ metabolic activity, elevate oxygen & nutrient transportation, and boost cellular energy (ATP) synthesis in the targeted cells/area. The overall effect is an optimal environment that allows for accelerated healing of injured tissue and ultimately returning the function/mobility.

How it works:

Four different light wavelengths work in unison, targeting specific cellular processes and tissue levels :

Benefits:

  • Reducing acute pain (analgesic) and inflammation
  • Decreasing stiffness, muscle spasms
  • Accelerated healing of injuries and surgical sites
  • Providing relief from chronic pain
  • Possible alternative or adjunctive therapy to pain/anti-inflammatory medication
  • Reducing scar tissue formation when healing

Applicable, but not limited to:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Chronic pain
  • Abscess/open wounds
  • Post-surgery incisions
  • Lameness/tension (due to trauma)

Each laser session will vary depending on individual factors of your pet, including but not limited to: age, health status, diagnosis, and size. Each session will usually last 4-8 minutes per body site, but visit durations may be longer if performed on multiple sites. Pets will usually receive some relief and improved mobility/functionality 12-24 hours following the initial session. Full effects may not be seen until after a couple treatments (cumulative over time). Sedation is usually not required, and no shaving is needed!

For more information please contact our office to set up a consultation with one of our veterinarians.

New patients receive 15% OFF first visit.

Location

Office Hours

Monday:

8:30 AM-5:30 PM

Tuesday:

8:30 AM-5:30 PM

Wednesday:

8:30 AM-5:30 PM

Thursday:

8:30 AM-5:30 PM

Friday:

8:30 AM-5:30 PM

Saturday:

9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Sunday:

Closed