Canine and Feline Conditions Commonly Treated with Laser Therapy
Laser therapy for dogs and cats has no know side effects, and is considered both a safe and effective, drug-free treatment across the veterinary industry.
Laser therapy is a safe and effective drug-free way to provide pain relief to your canine or feline companion and promote healing. Laser therapy is also commonly used during postoperative recovery. In some cases, laser therapy alone can be enough to alleviate the pain and stimulate the healing process.
LASERwrap® delivers automatic laser therapy to the point of interest and the entire surrounding area. It can help speed up healing, strengthen muscle and tissue, improve mobility and enhance your companion animal’s overall quality of life almost immediately. LASERwrap® by increasing circulation of blood and lymph, aids in the prevention, and management, of the many health issues of growing dogs, older dogs, and sports injuries.
The impulse laser unit provides up to 17 repeated treatments every half hour, night and day, to improve circulation dramatically. In comparison, most laser clinics provide a single treatment, usually in a series of spots, ¼” to 2” in diameter. The blood at those spots will begin to flow and provide some pain relief, but within a few hours, it will clog, the pain will return, and healing waits for your next treatment.
With LASERwrap®, your pet may feel improvement in their condition (usually pain reduction) after the first treatment cycle. Some acute or chronic conditions may require 2 to 3 days of treatment to correct or begin to correct the problem. This does not mean that nothing is happening. Each treatment is cumulative and results are often felt in a few days.
Laser Therapy is Used to Treat Several Conditions, including:
- Muscle, ligament and tendon injuries
- Wounds, lacerations, ulcerations, hot spots, cuts and bites
- Sprains, strains & fractures
- Back Pain
- Joint inflammation and trauma
- Tendonitis and bursitis
- Non-surgical/partial ACL
- Post-surgical, healing and soft tissue trauma
- Arthritis and osteoarthritis
- Degenerative joint and disc disease
- Hip dysplasia
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Lick Granulomas
- Feline asthma
- Ear infections
- Anal gland infections
- Gingivitis, periodontal disease and pre and post op dental extractions
- Autoimmune disorders
- Septic arthritis due to lyme disease
- Anxious behaviors
- Neuromuscular disease
LASERwrap® is FDA cleared for temporary pain relief of minor muscle and joint pain, arthritis and muscle spasm, relieving stiffness, promoting relaxation of muscle tissue, and to temporarily increase local blood circulation. Repeated treatments provide pain management, wound healing, athletic performance, and more.
Recognizing that your companion is experiencing pain or discomfort
Dogs and cats at any age can become injured or develop health conditions. Working dogs are prone to injuries. Dogs and cats as they age will develop musculoskeletal ailments just like humans. Here are some signs to look out for in your senior companion:
- Difficulty getting up or lying down
- Stiffness and or limping
- Decrease in normal activity
- Difficulty on stairs or getting into the car
- Whining, crying, groaning or other noises
- Does not want to be petted or handled as usual
- Abnormal sitting or lying positions
- Circling multiple times before lying down
- Lack of appetite or vomiting
- Personality change
- Licking or biting an area
- Won’t wag tail or tail droops more than normal
- Decrease in grooming habits