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Integrative Healing Veterinary Clinic & Mobile Services

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102 S. Business Plaza
New Bern, NC 28562
Phone: 252-671-4883
Fax: 252-638-4482

Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday8 - 112 - 5
Tuesday8 - 11Closed
Wednesday8 - 112 - 5
Thursday8 - 11Closed
Friday8 - 112 - 5
SaturdayBy Appt.Closed
SundayClosedClosed
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WHAT IS LASER THERAPY?

Laser therapy is a completely pain-free, non-invasive technique that uses various wavelengths of light to stimulate healing of the body and provide relief of pain. Laser therapy has been used for over 25 years and numerous scientific research publications support its efficacy. The lasers used therapeutically are known as "cold" or "low level" lasers as they do not heat the tissue or damage it.

Laser therapy is the use of a laser directly on an area of pain or injury to relieve pain and stimulate healing. The light produced by a therapeutic laser penetrates the cells and has been shown to have the following effects:

  • Increases blood circulation
  • Reduces pain
  • Reduces edema (swelling)
  • Reduces fibrous tissue and scarring
  • Increases cellular metabolic activity
  • Improves nerve function
  • Improves and speeds wound healing

WHEN IS LASER TREATMENT INDICATED?

  • Arthritis
  • Neck & back pain
  • Tendon & ligament injuries, including cruciate ligament (CCL), bowed tendon, suspensorydesmitis
  • Hip/elbow dysplasia
  • Spinal disc problems, Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD)
  • Fractures
  • Dermatitis, hot spots, lick granulomas (skin inflammation)
  • Otitis (ear infection)
  • Quarter cracks
  • Non-healing wounds
  • Post surgically to speed up healing and recovery

LASER ACUPUNCTURE

Laser acupuncture is the ability to use a laser to stimulate acupuncture points. This completely avoids the need to use needles, which is great for animals that will not tolerate any type of needles. Some animals may experience a very slight tingling sensation, but most will feel only very gentle pressure from the laser tip on the skin. Scientific research has shown that just as when needles are used to stimulate acupuncture points, there are measurable changes in the brain when a laser is used to stimulate acupuncture points.
Another advantage of laser acupuncture is the ability to stimulate points where needles are not generally very well tolerated. For example, many dogs (and especially cats) do not like having their feet touched. Needle placement is also difficult here as there is not much soft tissue in which to place a needle. Laser stimulation of these points is quick and does not cause discomfort, enabling animals to receive a more complete treatment than would be possible with needles alone.

Exclusive Offer

New patients receive 10% OFF first Acupuncture or Chiropractic Veterinary Service (*does not include herbs, homeopathic remedies, or travel fee)

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Services

Services We provide integrative veterinary care for large and small animals in Eastern North Carolina and surrounding areas.  Please explore our website to learn more about the integrative services we offer. Make An Appointment We will do our best to accommodate your busy schedule. Schedule an appointment today! Online Forms Our patient forms are available online so they can be completed in the convenience of your own home or office.

Testimonials

My senior horses and dogs with chronic health problems from lameness to breathing issues/ allergies have greatly benefited from Dr. Linnea's acupuncture and chiro treatments.  As a naturopathic therapist for animals, I am always looking for the most natural, least invasive, and most effective treatments for my animals. I am thrilled to have a DVM in our area offering these services full time. She is dedicated, compassionate, and effective and my animals are always happy to see her.

-Cindy Acosta, Terrapin Horse Center 

Office Hours

Integrative Healing Veterinary Clinic & Mobile Services does not have set office hours, as Dr. Theisen travels to some of her patients to provide treatment.  All patients are scheduled by appointment.  Evening and Saturday treatment sessions are available by appointment.  

Meet Dr. Theisen

Meet Dr. Theisen Dr. Linnea A. Theisen has an integrative veterinary practice located in New Bern, North Carolina.   The modalities of this practice include acupuncture, veterinary spinal manipulation therapy/animal chiropractic, laser therapy, tui-na, homeopathy, and Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine. " Read More

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  • 252-671-4883
  • 102 S. Business Plaza New Bern, NC 28562
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