Laser therapy helping dogs with disc disease

Laser therapy helping dogs with disc disease

The use of lasers in veterinary medicine is not new, but University of Florida veterinarians are now using the procedure postoperatively with great success in dogs with paralysis caused by intervertebral disc disease.

“Dogs that receive low-level laser treatment after initial surgery are walking a full week . . . → Read More: Laser therapy helping dogs with disc disease

Laser Therapy for Dogs

Laser Therapy for Dogs

Cold laser therapy is a noninvasive procedure that uses light to stimulate cell regeneration and increase blood circulation. Cold laser therapy treats the surface of the skin, while hot laser treatments affect deeper tissues.

Hot laser treatments come with greater risk of cutting and/or burning caused by the increased intensity of . . . → Read More: Laser Therapy for Dogs