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Posted on 03-22-2018
If you have a pet that is suffering from aches and pains or trauma, you may want to talk to your veterinarian about cold laser therapy.
There are different forms of lasers, one type popular in veterinary medicine is the LED [light-emitting diode]. LED is a non-coherent beam, meaning the light scatters with a shorter penetration. This Class III and Class IV cold lasers are the most commonly used lasers in veterinary medicine. The laser is held over the affected area of the body for a specific duration of time set by the veterinarian.
Laser therapy has many benefits: it is painless, safe, and requires minimal restraint of the pet. It may need several treatments before improvement begins to take effect. Cold laser therapy can be used for many issues. It has been used for arthritis, tendon and tissue injuries and muscle sprains and even lick granuloma and intervertrebal disc disease (IVDD). If you feel that laser therapy may be appropriate for you, call your vet today. The Class IV cold laser is a state of the art laser that can provide many benefits for your pet.
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