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What is cold laser therapy and its benefits!

What is cold laser therapy?

Cold laser therapy is amplified light that emits low doses of radiation, absorbed by the skin creating a reaction that generates a therapeutic benefit. What are some of the benefits of cold laser therapy? Cold Laser therapy helps to reduce swelling, reduce pain, increase flexibility, and stimulate faster healing. It helps to promote tendon, cartilage, nerve, and bone healing and reduces inflammation from infection or injury. What types of conditions can cold laser therapy treat? Cold Laser Therapy can be used to treat a number of diverse conditions, including chronic conditions and post-operative conditions, including: ​

  • Muscle injuries

  • Fractures

  • Muscle sprains

  • Arthritis

  • Neurological disorders

  • Joint healing

  • Control of acute and chronic pain

  • Speeding the healing of infections

  • Traumatic Injuries, and more…

Is cold laser therapy painful? ​ Laser therapy is pain-free and comforting for your pet. The majority of pets do not feel anything, aside from the positive effects, many pet owners affirm, their pets seem to have increased energy and improved mobility. How much does cold laser therapy cost? The costs of the procedure can vary. A single treatment could cost anywhere from $30 to $73, depending on how many areas we are treating. For example, 1 area is $31.00, 2 areas is $53.00, and 3 o more areas is $73.00. The number of treatments will be customized to the patient and current results. How soon will I see the results? ​ The effects of laser therapy treatments are cumulative, so you won’t see results on your first visit, but the affected area usually begins to feel better 12 to 24 hours afterward. Substantial improvements should be seen after the second week of treatment. In conclusion, we believe cold laser therapy is an excellent, non-invasive treatment that can bring a lot of benefits towards the general wellbeing of your pet, and added in conjunction with other treatments could accelerate the recovery of your pet. If you feel after reading this article that cold laser therapy may help your pet, I highly recommend you speak to one of our veterinarians to see if it’s right for you.

Town & Country West Veterinary Clinic

1770 Powder Springs Rd SW

Marietta, GA 30064


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