Pain Management FAQs

When our pets are in pain, we are here to help him. While your veterinarian may prescribe anti-inflammatory medications, steroids, or stronger pain medication like opioids, he may recommend long-term treatments for pain management as well. This is where we at Valley Animal Rehabilitation in Montclair, NJ, can come in.

Pain Management

What Conditions Can You Treat?

We specialize in relieving your pet of its pain, stiffness, and general discomfort that's been caused by a variety of factors including:

●             Arthritis

●             Orthopedic surgery recovery

●             Disc disease

●             Soft tissue injuries

●             Nerve injuries

●             Effects of a stroke

Our veterinary team is specially trained to work in our habilitation facility to help ensure your pet gets the best treatment possible for pain management and recovery.

What Is the Difference between Acute and Chronic Pain?

Pain may be caused by an acute or chronic condition. Acute pain occurs from a sudden cause like an injury or surgery. Chronic pain may develop over time and is long-lasting, like arthritis. Regardless of the origin or severity, our team will work with you and your primary veterinarian to develop a treatment plan suited for your pets individual needs.

What Methods Are Used to Treat My Pets' Pain?

We employ a variety of treatment methods that, some of which may include:

Laser and Ultrasound Therapy

These therapies involve using light and sound waves to assist in cell growth and tissue repair. They may help reduce inflammation and increase circulation and wound healing.

Manual Therapy

This pain management technique can include massage, stretching, and more. It may help loosen muscles, improve mobility, and improve circulation.


Pet acupuncture may be a good alternative to medication for pain relief. It involves strategically placing thin needles under the skin to help release natural pain relievers called endorphins.

Get Veterinary Rehabilitation and Pain Management from a Veterinarian Near You

If you are in the Montclair, NJ, area and need a veterinarian near you that specializes in pain management and treatment of injuries, give us a call at Valley Animal Rehabilitation. Our friendly staff is happy to answer any questions you may have. Call us at (973) 509-5225 for veterinary rehabilitation and pain management from a veterinarian near you.



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