Laser Therapy for Dogs & Cats in St. Paul, MN
No one wants to see their pet in pain. As pet owners ourselves, we understand these concerns, which is why St. Paul Pet Hospital in St. Paul, MN uses Class III laser therapy for dogs and cats as a pain management option. In addition to pain management, laser therapy can be used to treat a variety conditions, and it results in a number of benefits to your pet.
What Is Pet Laser Therapy?
Laser therapy is an FDA-approved, safe, and pain-free treatment technique that uses a deep-penetrating light to safely accelerate the body’s natural healing process. It provides pain relief by releasing endorphins and stimulating cells to heal faster. Because the treatment creates a warm, soothing sensation, many pets find it comforting and even fall asleep.
What Are the Benefits of Pet Laser Therapy?
Pet laser therapy has proven to be effective in treating a variety of chronic and acute conditions as well as post-surgical pain and inflammation. It’s also proven to decrease healing time. Whether your pet is rehabilitating from an injury, healing from a wound, or experiencing painful joints as a result of the cold Minnesota weather, laser therapy can provide relief. In many patients, it can even reduce the amount of medications, like NSAID or anti-inflammatories, your pet is taking.
What Conditions Can Pet Laser Therapy Treat?
Some of the most common chronic and acute conditions that have responded well to Class III laser therapy treatment at St. Paul Pet Hospital in St. Paul, MN include:
- Degenerative joint disease
- Skin conditions
- Hip dysplasia
- And many more
If your pet has any of these conditions, or if you have questions about Class III laser therapy can help manage your pet’s pain, make an appointment by calling us in Cathedral Hill at (651) 789-6275 or Highland Park at (651) 789-0099. We also offer packages for treatments that include extended treatments or multiple locations.