We call this process photobiomodulation. The laser light is set at a specific wavelength that is not absorbed by blood, dark coat or water, which means it doesn’t heat the body tissue and damage your pet. We can’t see the laser light (although there is a red beam to track it, so we wear goggles and our patients were doggles to protect the retina in the eye from any risk of damage.
Is your cat less active now simply because of old age, or could they be suffering from osteoarthritis? The early identification of the degenerative joint condition, osteoarthritis (OA) in cats isn’t always straight forward but it is very important that cat owners spot this disease early to minimise its debilitating effects and provide the best quality of life.