What is laser therapy?

We use a 75W class IV AMA laser which emits photons that penetrate into tissues and stimulate cells to work better and promote healing. The technical term is photobiostimulation but some refer to it as “light therapy”. 

What are the benefits?

  • Faster healing
  • Pain relief
  • Alternative to medications, or in addition to
  • Better circulation
  • Reduction of swelling
  • Increased cell metabolism
  • Reduced scar tissue
  • Better nerve function

 

What can it be used for?

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Wounds
  • Gingivitis/stomatitis
  • Post-operative
  • Muscle, Tendon and Ligament injuries
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Back pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Anal gland infections
  • Ear infections

There is little to no sensation during treatment and patients do not need to be sedated. There are no side effects. Patients often feel better in 12-24 hours after treatment but may need multiple visits for full benefit.