Laser Therapy- anybody have any experience?

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  1. Corey101

    Corey101 New Member

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    My office recently got a therapy laser. We have used it a few times on different patients, but I'm interested in seeing if anyone has had any personal experience with their dog?:)
     
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    JessLough Love My Mutt

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    Not with the dog, but I had lazer therapy every 4 weeks for a few years... hurts like a bitch LOL
     
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    We did it on Backup, cold laser, to help heal a wound faster. I'm not sure it helped or not.
     
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    Buzz had cold laser on his hurty leg/back a couple months ago and it worked really, really well. He was up and moving around like almost normal after his three sessions whereas before he was very ouchy and sad.
     
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    When I was dog sitting last summer I took one of the dogs to laser therapy twice a week, and one of the other ones once a week. You could really tell when they missed a day, they were definitely stiffer and more sore. It seemed to make a BIG difference.
     
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    Steve had it for his groin pull, and he gets it routinely with his regular going-overs with the rehab lady. I can't honestly say whether it helped or not because he was on crate rest and it was in combination with a whole bunch of other stuff (muscle relaxants, stretches, exercises).

    I do think it made visible difference for Luce's arthritic knees, though.
     
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    We have used it a few times on incision sites for animals that are hard to handle, and we routinely use it after cruciate surgeries. I think that it helps with the healing process, but I was just wondering what everybody else thought. Thanks for the responses!
     
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    We use it on Avrils lick sores, it definitely helped! She would stop licking after just a couple of sessions. She also got a skin tag type thing on her leg, and we decided to laser it. It was gone the next day.
     

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