Laser Therapy

WHAT IS LASER THERAPY?

Laser therapy is a non-invasive treatment designed to reduce pain and inflammation and to speed healing. This treatment
is quickly becoming the standard of care in both human and veterinary medicine. Our staff members administer laser therapy
via a handpiece that emits this therapeutic infrared light in a fast, drug-free, and soothing treatment. The light can treat
surface problems such as wounds, as well as deeper structures, penetrating through fur, skin, and fat if necessary to reach
the damaged tissue.


The therapeutic infrared light targets the mitochondria in damaged cells and stimulates them to regenerate and
stimulates them to return to optimal function. This regenerative process is called photobiomodulation (PBM). PBM does
not impact normal cells but can help damaged cells to recover from injury faster.
Laser therapy can be utilized as an adjunct to existing treatments, often reducing or replacing the need for pain medications.

WHAT ARE TREATMENTS LIKE? 

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Laser therapy treatments are fast and pain-free, making them well-tolerated by most pets. There is no clipping or shaving
required for the treatment area. When your pet arrives for therapy they will be situated in a comfortable position, and
maybe outfitted with laser-safe doggles. You will also receive laser-safe eyewear to wear during treatment if you remain
with your pet during therapy.


Treatments take approximately 5 - 10 minutes depending on the size of the treatment area and the condition being
treated. During this treatment, your pet will experience a soothing warmth that often relaxes patients, and sometimes
makes them go to sleep!


Some conditions require several treatment sessions for optimal outcomes. When your pet’s condition is evaluated your
a veterinarian will discuss their recommendations with you.


CAN LASER THERAPY HELP MY PET?


Laser therapy is an effective treatment for a wide variety of conditions including:
• Wounds
• Arthritis
• Skin Conditions
• Pain & Inflammation
• Pain Relief
• Post-Operative Recovery
• Rehabilitation
• Geriatric Care
• Lick Granulomas
• Otitis
• Dental Conditions
• Fractures
• Abdominal Disorders
• And Much More!"

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Whitehills Animal Hospital

2111 Aldersbrook Road

London, ON N6G 3X1


For general information, questions, appointment requests, call us at:

(519) 473-1182
Email Us: whitehillsah@gmail.com
Fax: (519) 473-5134

Our phone lines are off for lunch daily from 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm.
Phones are turned off 15 minutes prior to close.
On Saturdays, phones turn off at 10:00 am.


Hours

Monday 8:00am - 7:30pm

Tuesday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Wednesday 8:00am - 7:30pm

Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday 8:00am - 12:00pm

Sunday Closed

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