Benefits of veterinary cold laser therapy
In a recent dvm360® interview, Dr Philippa Pavia, explained what cold laser therapy is plus she outlines its advantages.
In an interview with dvm360® at the 2021 New York Vet show in New York, New York, Philippa Pavia, VMD, DACVS-SA, described how cold laser therapy is utilized in veterinary medicine and shares which specific conditions it can help treat.
View the video below for the entire discussion. The following is a partial transcript:
Philippa Pavia, VMD, DACVS-SA: A cold laser is a modality primarily used in...rehabilitation practice and it does penetrate the tissues but it doesn't damage them and it's used to aid in pain relief as well as tissue healing...for postoperative recovery, it can speed wound healing and decrease inflammation and swelling, and then for more chronic conditions, it can do the same thing but over multiple treatment cycles.