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Class IV Laser

    Laser Therapy

    Ballston Animal Hospital is excited to offer the many benefits of Class IV Deep Tissue Laser Therapy to our patients. Laser therapy is a surgery-free, drug-free, non-invasive treatment that has been shown to reduce pain, inflammation and speed healing.

    How It Works

    Using a beam of laser light to deeply penetrate tissue without damage, laser energy induces a biological response in cells which increases blood flow to the targeted area, stimulating the release of pain-relieving hormones.

    A non-invasive handpiece is used to deliver the laser light to the affected area. It works by delivering the laser light through a noninvasive handpiece to treat the affected area. Your pet may feel gentle and soothing warmth during the treatment, which can last 3-30 minutes depending on the size of the treatment area and the condition being treated.

    Conditions Treated

    Laser therapy has been scientifically proven to be successful in treating post-surgical pain and many acute and chronic conditions, including:

    • Wounds, cuts, and bites
    • Allergies
    • Infections
    • Inflammation
    • Pain relief from surgery and tooth extractions
    • Post-surgical healing
    • Sprains, strains, and fractures
    • Degenerative joint disease
    • Inflammatory bowel disease,
    • Periodontal disease
    • Lick granulomas
    • Geriatric issues
    • Hip dysplasia
    • Feline acne
    • Tendonitis and arthritis
    • Otitis (ear disorders)

    To find out if laser therapy might help your pet, schedule a consultation online or by calling 703-528-2776.

    Ballston Animal Hospital remains open and available! We have transitioned to curbside care for the time being. We remain committed to providing you with excellent care while doing our part to promote health and wellness in our community. Updates and more information on safety protocols can be found here