What is laser therapy?

Laser Therapy treatment being performedLaser therapy does not treat conditions, it stimulates the body’s inherent healing mechanisms via a process called photobiomodulation.

Through a combination of different wavelengths, power and frequency of laser light it is able to achieve improved healing times, pain reduction, increased circulation and decreased swelling.

Why is my pet being offered laser therapy?

Laser therapy has been shown in multiple studies to reduce pain & swelling & improve healing time of wounds, both traumatic & post surgery or dental work.

If your pet is having orthopaedic surgery, it can improve the healing of soft tissue around the surgical site & we may recommend some ongoing sessions.

How does it work?

Normally patient restraint is not required during therapy, indeed most pets find the experience pleasant. Session times vary in length depending upon the condition and the size of your pet, but the majority are around 5 minutes.

What else can laser therapy help treat?

  • Joint Pain & Osteoarthritis
  • Tendonitis
  • Oedema & Congestion
  • Chronic pain / Lameness
  • Sprains / Strains
  • Trauma, Puncture Wounds
  • Dermatitis
  • Neck & Back Pain
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Burns, Infected & Chronic Wounds
  • Rehabilitation
  • Recovery from surgery
  • Gingivitis

Our Locations

Abbeydale Veterinary Centre

Abbeydale Veterinary Centre
20 Glevum Way
Abbeydale
Gloucester
GL4 4BL

T: 01452 300596
E: abbeydale@aasvets.co.uk

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Quedgeley Veterinary Surgery

Quedgeley Veterinary Surgery
108 Bristol Road
Quedgeley
Gloucester
GL2 4NA

T: 01452 722089
E: quedgeley@aasvets.co.uk

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Stroud Five Valleys Veterinary Practice

Stroud Five Valleys Veterinary Practice
130 Cainscross Rd
Stroud
GL5 4HN

T: 01453 765304
E: stroud@aasvets.co.uk

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Hucclecote Pets & Vets

Hucclecote Pets & Vets
51 - 53 Hucclecote Road
Hucclecote
Gloucester
GL3 3TL

T: 01452 612931
E: hucclecote@aasvets.co.uk

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