Laser Therapy

Does your pet suffer from chronic pain? Has a recent surgery or injury slowed your normally active companion down?

At Animal Hospital of Ashwaubenon, we believe that when it comes to caring for your cherished companion, you should have as many choices as possible. That’s why we’re pleased to offer laser therapy as part of our comprehensive suite of services. The laser uses painless waves of light to treat areas of the body that are experiencing pain or have suffered trauma. This triggers a natural response without the need for medication or other invasive measures. As a result, your loved one can enjoy decreased pain, enhanced mobility and shorter recovery periods.

 

What is veterinary laser therapy?

Laser therapy is a painless, non-invasive form of treatment which stimulates the body’s natural healing and pain control response. It can be used as a standalone therapy or as a complement to other treatment methods. Using a small, handheld device, the doctor or certified Veterinary Technician applies a low level laser to the area on question, stimulating normal cellular function. This results in faster wound healing and enhanced pain relief. Best of all, because laser therapy requires no medication or surgery, there are no harmful side effects.

 

What are the benefits of laser therapy?

  • Anti-Inflammation – Decreases swelling from bruising/inflammation
  • Anti-Pain – Blocks pain by decreasing nerve sensitivity
  • Accelerates Tissue Repair, Cell Growth and Nerve Function
  • Improves Circulation
  • Accelerates Healing and Reduces Scarring

What can laser therapy treat?

Laser therapy can be used to address a broad spectrum of conditions, including:

  • Arthritis
  • Disc Disease
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Degenerative Joint Disease
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Cranial Cruciate Ligament
  • Dental Problems
  • Chronic Pain and Inflammation
  • Dermatological Conditions
  • Lick Granulomas

 

How many sessions will my pet need?

Because every animal is different, their response to laser therapy is equally unique. Depending on your loved one’s specific condition, its severity and a number of other determining factors, treatment strategies will vary. For some patients, positive results can be seen after just one session. Others may require a more long-term strategy to achieve the desired outcome. We will provide you with an individual treatment recommendation once we’ve had the opportunity to evaluate your companion’s situation.

Does your four-legged family member suffer from a chronic medical condition, like arthritis? Has a recent injury or surgery negatively impacted your companion’s lifestyle or quality of life? If so, we invite you to reach out today to learn whether the laser therapy services at Animal Hospital of Ashwaubenon could help.

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    • Karen PecardKaren Pecard

      I have been taking my cats to this clinic for as long as I can remember, and would never go elsewhere. They are very caring and compassionate people.

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    • Jennie Herfort BrownJennie Herfort Brown

      Dr. Gass and staff are some of the nicest people and animal lovers around! You won't be disappointed - they truly care about our pets. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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    • Briana Wilson DelgadoBriana Wilson Delgado

      We have been clients of the Animal Hospital of Ashwaubenon for the past 15 years. Our cat, Squeak, has had a prolonged illness for the past 1 1/2 years. We said goodbye to her last week. We want to acknowledge the excellent care we have received from everyone at the clinic. Dr. Gass and his staff have been courteous, helpful and very caring and have gone far out of the way to accommodate our needs. John and Marilyn thank you!

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      A very friendly and caring staff. Have been going there for 25 years. My dogs have never hesitated about walking in the door there. Dr. Gass has been my vet and has gone thru many medical issues with us. I really appreciate the time he takes to personally call with results or to check up.

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      I take my cat here because Dr. LaFond is so amazing with them. The hospital is always clean and there is always a calm atmosphere. The techs are all... Read More

    • Heather FonderHeather Fonder

      There compassionate nature and thoughtful reaction made my first experience wonderful. They put an effort to care for not only your pet but you also! Thank you ladies for being so sweet, and all your help!

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      Caring staff with affordable care.

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