December 2013 Issue

Cold Laser Therapy Gains Acceptance

Its benefits have yet to be scientifically validated, but experience suggests it can treat pain and inflammation

Don’t be surprised if your cat’s veterinarian dons special dark goggles in the exam room and applies a handheld wand to targeted areas on your cat’s body to speed up healing from surgery or ease the pain of arthritis. The latest tool in pain management — called cold laser therapy — is quickly gaining acceptance from veterinarians in teaching hospitals and small animal practices across the country.

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