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Companion Laser Therapy for Pets of Cropwell and Pell City

November 26, 2015

Is your pet suffering from arthritis or any other painful condition?

Although there are many treatment options available to treat arthritis, not all of them provide fast and effective results. Pell City Animal Hospital in Cropwell, Alabama is pleased to offer Companion Laser Therapy, a non-invasive, drug-free treatment option that provides rapid, effective pain management for dogs and cats.

What Is Pet Laser Therapy?

Laser therapy is an FDA-approved technique that uses deep-penetrating, non-thermal light to accelerate the natural healing process, stimulating the body to heal from within. In addition to providing pain relief, pet laser therapy can be used for a variety of conditions and can benefit your companion in many ways.

Benefits of Pet Laser Therapy

Pet Laser therapy has been proven to be scientifically effective in treating arthritis pain, post-surgical pain and inflammation, and a number of acute and chronic conditions. Because this treatment option uses light instead of physical tools, it results in a reduction of scar tissue formation as well. Other benefits include:

  • Faster wound healing
  • Rapid recovery
  • Calming sensation during treatment
  • Marked improvement in pet health and behavior

What Conditions Can Pet Laser Therapy Treat?

There are many conditions-both chronic and acute-that have responded well to Companion Laser Therapy here at Pell City Animal Hospital, which include:

  • Arthritis, degenerative joint disease, and hip dysplasia
  • General pain management
  • Post-surgery recovery
  • Skin conditions
  • Healing from fractures and wounds
  • Ear infections

How Do I Know if My Pet Needs Laser Therapy?

While the symptoms of some of the aforementioned conditions may be obvious, there are others that aren't. Here are a few of the signs to look for to determine if your pet has a health condition that our Companion Laser Therapy unit can treat:

  • Limping
  • Trembling
  • Difficulty moving around
  • Restlessness

If you have questions about Companion Laser Therapy and how it can treat your pet's arthritis or any other painful condition, schedule an appointment at Pell City Animal Hospital in Cropwell, Alabama by calling (205) 884-4104.