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Laser Therapy Now Available at LVH!

Laser therapy applied with the Companion Therapy Laser system provides a sterile, pain-free, surgery-free, drug-free treatment which is used to treat a variety of injuries, wounds, fractures, neurological conditions, numerous dermatological problems, and pain. Whether your pet is rehabilitating from trauma or injury, healing from wounds, or simply aging, your companion will benefit from this revolutionary new approach to Veterinary medicine.

Laser therapy is the only course of treatment that actually stimulates the body to heal from within. Non-thermal photons of light are administered to the body and absorbed by the injured cells. The cells are then stimulated and respond with a higher rate of metabolism. This results in increased circulation from the body, an anti-inflammatory reaction, relief from pain and an acceleration of the healing process.

Laser Therapy Applications

Pain Management – Laser treatments reduce pain and stimulate cells to produce natural pain killers.  This treatment can treat both sudden onset and chronic pain, without side effects.

 

Wound Healing – Laser therapy can significantly reduce healing time. Traumatic skin injuries and surgical incisions respond well to laser treatments.

 

Rehabilitation– Injuries and orthopedic surgeries require rehabilitation. Laser therapy provides non-invasive treatment for faster recovery such as pain relief, reduced swelling and an increase in range of motion.

Laser therapy has proven successful, safe and effective in treating:

  • arthritis

  • degenerative joint disease

  • back pain

  • muscle, ligament, and tendon injuries

  • hip dysplasia

  • sprains

  • neuromuscular disease

  • open wounds

  • ulcerations

  • post-surgical recovery

  • soft tissue trauma ...just to name a few.

Class IV Therapeutic Laser has many advantages to your pet including:

  • Anti-Inflammation

  • Anti-pain (Analgesic)

  • Accelerated Tissue Repair and Cell Growth

  • Improved Vascular Activity

  • Increased Metabolic Activity

  • Reduced Fibrous Tissue Formation (Scarring)

  • Improved Nerve Function

  • Immunoregulation

  • Faster Wound Healing

The Treatment Experience

There is no sedation or restraint required--the experience is usually pleasant and comforting to them. Most pets do not need to have their hair clipped.

Although improvement is often seen after the first visit, most patients require several treatments [3 to 8] to see peak benefits. For most conditions, we recommend a multi-visit treatment plan. Treatments vary in length, but most sites require 2 to 8 minutes. A majority of patients exhibit greater comfort and mobility within 12 to 24 hours after a laser treatment.

Laser therapy treatments are cumulative in nature. The length and frequency of treatments varies, and your veterinarian will recommend a plan specific to your pet's condition.

If you feel your pet would benefit from laser therapy, schedule an appointment with our doctors today!

About LVH

Lakeland Veterinary Hospital has been providing quality service to the Brainerd lakes area for over 40 years. Our award-winning facility was designed and built in 2000 by local architects with the purpose of providing our patients with a clean and comfortable environment.

Our professional staff is dedicated to providing your pet with the best medical attention available. We strive to provide

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If you have an after-hours emergency, please call our hospital at (218)829-1709 to have the on-call doctor paged. Lakeland Veterinary Hospital shares emergency call on a rotating basis with other local hospitals and AEVS in St. Cloud.

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