The procedure is based on the idea that light is absorbed into the cells. The process, known as photo-biotherapy, stimulates protein synthesis and cell metabolism, which improves cell health and functionality.
Pet laser therapy can take as little as eight to 10 minutes on a small dog or cat, or about a half hour for bigger dogs with more arthritic areas.
Pet laser therapy can be useful in healing and reducing pain in pets with:
- tendon/ligament injury
- post surgery/dental
- degenerative disk and joint diseases
- musculoskeletal pain
- peridontal disease