It’s never easy to see your pet in pain. At McGrath Veterinary Center, we are committed to doing everything we can to ensure your pet receives the best possible care. To improve the quality of life of many animals in our care, MVC uses laser therapy as a safe, pain-free treatment for a variety of health conditions.
Laser therapy is a surgery-free and drug-free treatment proven to reduce pain and inflammation while also speeding up the healing process. At MVC, we offer Class IV deep tissue therapy, which uses a beam of laser light to deeply penetrate tissue without causing damage. But what makes this therapy so unique and effective? The energy from the laser beam induces a biological response in the targeted cells — called “photo-bio-modulation” — resulting in reduced pain, reduced inflammation, and increased healing speed.
The laser light is delivered through a non-invasive handpiece to treat the affected area. Your pet may feel a gentle and soothing warmth in the targeted area, but there is no pain. Treatment protocols are unique to each patient and condition, so treatments will vary in time, complexity and cost.
This treatment approach is a safe, painless way to treat a wide range of injuries and chronic illnesses, including but not limited to:
- Hot spots
- Open wounds
- Periodontal disease
- And more!
Because this non-invasive treatment promotes healing and alleviates pain, laser therapy is an excellent pain management option for pets suffering from chronic pain. Your McGrath veterinarian can help you determine whether your pet is a good candidate for laser therapy.
If your pet is experiencing chronic pain, discomfort, mobility issues, or any of the above-listed ailments, call us today at 818-796-4550 to learn more about this alternative treatment option!