K-Laser Pet Therapy at Greenville Veterinary Clinic

Laser Therapy is proven to bio-stimulate tissue repair and growth.  The Laser accelerates wound healing and decreases inflammation, pain, as well as scar tissue formation.  When it comes to pain management, Class IV Lasers are a side effect free and nonaddictive treatment that provides dramatic results. 

Positive Effects of K-Laser on the body include:

Improves and promotes healing

Reduces pain and spasm

Increases joint flexibility

Reduces symptoms of osteoarthritis

Improves peripheral microcirculation

Advanced pain relief

Top Biological Effects of Laser Therapy
Clinical studies and trials of laser therapy technology indicate the following beneficial effects of laser therapy on tissues and cells.

1. Anti-Inflammation-Laser Therapy has an anti-edema effect as it causes vasodilation, but also because it activates the lymphatic drainage system(drains swollen areas).  As a result, there is a reduction in swelling caused by bruising or inflammation.

2. Anti-Pain(Analgesic)-Laser Therapy has a very beneficial effect on nerve cells by blocking pain transmitted by these cells to the brain and decreasing nerve sensitivity.  Also due to less inflammation, there is less edema and less pain.  Another pain blocking mechanism involves the production of high levels of pain killing chemicals such as endorphins, enkephalins, and opiods from the brain and adrenal gland.

3. Accelerated Tissue repair and Cell Growth-Protons of light from lasers penetrate deeply into tissue and accelerate cellular reproduction and growth.  The laser light also increases the energy available to the cell by increasing the ATP production so that the cell can take a on nutrients faster and get rid of waste products.  As a result of exposure to laser light, all cells, including the cells of tendons, ligaments and muscles are repaired faster.

4. Improved Vascular Activity-Laser light will significantly increase the formation of new capillaries in damaged tissue; that speeds up the healing process, closes wounds quickly, and reduces scar tissue. In addition to angiogenesis, it causes temporary vasodilatation, an increase in the diameter of blood vessels.

5. Increased Metabolic Activity-Laser Therapy creates higher outputs of specific enzymes, greater oxygen and food particle loads for blood cells.

6. Reduced Fibrous Tissue Formation-Laser Therapy reduces the formation of scar tissue following tissue damage from cuts, scratches, burns or surgery.

7. Improved Nerve Function-Slow recovery of nerve functions in damaged tissue can results in numbness and impaired limbs.  Laser light will speed up the process of axonal regeneration, nerve cell reconnection, and increase the amplitude of action potentials to optimize muscle action.

8. Immunoregulation-Laser light has a direct effect on immunity status by stimulation of immunoglobulins and lymphocytes.  Laser Therapy is absorbed by chromophores (molecule enzymes) that react to laser light.  The enzyme flavomono-nucleotide is activated and starts the production of ATP (adenosine-tri-phosphate), which is the major carrier of cell energy and the energy source for all chemical reactions in the cells.

9. Faster Wound Healing-Laser light stimulates fibroblast development (fibroblasts are the building blocks of collagen, which is predominant in wound healing) in damaged tissue.  Collagen is essential protein required to replace old tissue injuries or to repair tissue injuries.  As a result, Laser Therapy is effective on open wounds and burns.

When our almost 10 year old Golden developed a hematoma on her ear flap, we were very relieved when Dr Clark gave us the an alternative to the normal treatment that involved surgery.  Laser treatments are completely painless and noninvasive.  After 7 or 8 treatments, used in conjunction with meds, her ear is back to normal.  It is also soft and shows no knotty effects from the hematoma that frequently follow surgical intervention.  Years ago, Laser treatment was used on one of our other Golden's to help with wound healing.  We highly recommend trying Laser treatments first when suggested by Dr Clark as a viable alternative to more traumatic or invasive procedure.

Bob and Grace Samios and Russo
   Greenville Veterinary Clinic

Phone (724)588-5260
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