Equine Cold Laser Therapy & Rehabilitation

Cold laser therapy stimulates healing by utilizing low level laser light. Cold Laser Therapy can accelerate healing and improve the repair and regeneration of tissue in horses. Jill combines laser therapy, acupuncture and orthopedic manipulation (VOM) to help horses heal that have been diagnosed with arthritis, tendon/ligament injuries, muscle tears, neurological injuries and behavior issues. Can be used for pain management with no side effects.

  • All techniques used in holistic medicine are gentle, minimally invasive, and incorporate patient well-being and stress reduction.

  • Cold Laser includes red, violet, and infrared light which causes a reaction, and the damaged cells respond with a physiological reaction that promotes regeneration and healing.

  • In practice, Jill’s equine veterinary treatments incorporates, but are not limited to, acupuncture, cold laser therapy, chiropractic, CBD pellets and manual therapy.

  • Treatments are scheduled as a farm call.

  • Treatments can be done once a month or more frequently depending on the severity of the injury or ailment.

Jill Todd, DVM, Equine Medicine and Holistic Care

Veterinary Care for Horses

Frequently Asked Questions About Integrative Equine Medicine

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Cold laser therapy can treat acute and chronic injuries, sprains and strains, arthritis, swelling due to back disc problems, and muscular-skeletal abnormalities. It also helps to regenerate nerve tissue after surgery. Cold laser therapy can be used in healing, pain control and trigger point therapy with horses.
Veterinary Cold laser therapy can treat, soft tissue injuries, as well as skin injuries. It has been proven to decrease healing time in superficial as well as deeper injuries. Lameness may be present and in most cases a combination of treatments of acupuncture, cold laser therapy and CBD pellets may shorten the duration of the injury.
Yes. Cold Laser therapy has proven to be effective in treating wounds. Cold Laser Therapy accelerates circulation and blood flow resulting in significant faster healing time from minor injuries. Cold Laser Therapy reduces scar tissue. Ask about Cold Laser Therapy Sessions by individual appointments or packaged as a bundle based on your horse’s evaluation.
A session can take 20-40 minutes, depending on the patient and the area being treated, or if it is combined with acupuncture and other therapies this time will be longer up to 60 minutes.
Yes. Acupuncture was originated on horses in China thousands of years ago. Dr. Todd takes a wider view to encompass treatment modalities such as acupuncture to influence energy meridians within the horse to relieve pain, anxiety, muscle soreness, neurological issues, and enhance athletic performance.
No. To become a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist advanced training necessary.
In some cases several treatments are necessary to achieve the desired results. The frequency and in combination with a holistic care package based on the individual horse can vary how the horse responds to treatment. Some horses will require more treatments dependent upon the nature and chronicity of the injury or ailment.
The cost of acupuncture, manipulation therapy, and cold laser therapy ranges from $150-$175 per session, depending on the nature of the injury. Some animals may require a couple of sessions a week to start, with frequency declining as treatment progresses. Treatment can go on for several weeks.

Holistic Equine Vet Care

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Pet owners trust us to look after the needs of their beloved companions. Dr. Todd is committed to delivering the very highest of veterinary care and affection.