Laser Therapy

Does your pet suffer from a medical condition that causes pain and reduced mobility? Has your loved one recently suffered an injury or undergone a surgical procedure? For decades now, doctors of human medicine have been harnessing the power of laser technology to control pain, manage a wide variety of ailments and help speed the healing process following surgery or injury. Now, this same innovative treatment option is also available for use on our animal companions, with the same outstanding results.

As part of our ongoing commitment to always offering the most cutting edge services and treatment options, Troy Animal Hospital and Bird Clinic is pleased to offer laser therapy to further serve our clients in the care of their cherished animal family members.

What is laser therapy?

Laser therapy involves the use of a small, handheld device which emits a high intensity beam of light. When that light – or laser – comes into contact with damaged tissue, muscles or joints, it causes a cellular response which triggers the body’s natural healing mechanism. The therapeutic laser offers a painless, non-invasive and drug-free way to help reduce pain, improve mobility and assist in the rehabilitation process.

What can laser therapy treat?

It seems as though new applications for the therapeutic laser are being discovered on almost a daily basis. As of today, we are able to harness this innovative technology to treat and manage any of the following ailments:

  • Acute and chronic pain
  • Arthritis
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Back pain
  • Sprains and strains
  • Trauma
  • Post-surgical wound healing
  • Injuries to the muscles, joints or ligaments
  • Lick granulomas
  • Orthopedic conditions
  • Dermatological problems
  • Periodontal disease
  • Geriatric care

How many treatments will my pet need and how much will it cost?

While results from laser therapy can often be seen after just one session, the number and frequency of treatments required to help your pet achieve optimum results will vary, as will the costs associated with his or her care. Once the doctor has had the opportunity to thoroughly evaluate your pet, we will discuss with you our recommended treatment plan.

If your pet suffers from any of the above ailments, recently underwent surgery or suffered an injury, or just appears to be in pain, give us a call today to discuss the possibility of laser therapy. We can help your loved one live the happy, comfortable life he or she deserves!