MLS® Class 4 Laser therapy is a safe, non-invasive cold laser treatment, which provides effective pain relief and anti-inflammatory effects to targeted areas of the body. Laser, by definition, is a focused beam of light, which in the case of therapeutic laser is in the near infra-red range and delivered into tissue with a very high peak power. These high power wavelengths of light are absorbed by tissue and have many beneficial therapeutic effects.
Although laser can’t cure chronic disease, laser light is absorbed by a variety of molecules within the body and has many beneficial therapeutic effects.
Notable reduction of symptoms right from the first sessions, reduced treatment times and long lasting results, Other benefits include:
A key study compared the effectiveness of therapeutic laser treatment in combination with hydrotherapy to anti-inflammatory medication in sixteen arthritic Labradors*. The dogs were split into two groups:
Both physical therapy and pharmacological therapy are able to improve the general clinical conditions of Osteoarthritis affected dogs. Physical therapy allows treatment with no side effects and can be proposed as a valid alternative to traditional pharmacological therapy.
If you would like to discuss your pets symptoms, find out about our cost effective courses of Therapeutic Laser Therapy or book in for treatment please contact our team at the Veterinary Hospital who will be delighted to help.
*Management of the articular degenerative disease of the dog: comparison of physical and pharmacological therapies S. Meggiolaro, S. Tention, G.M. De Benedictis. Energy For Health. 2016. Vol 17 page 22-25
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