Dogs can benefit from physio & rehabilitation after injury, illness, surgery & loss of fitness, just like us. Competition or working dogs may also find regular physio useful to optimise performance

Common signs of discomfort or injury:

 Dog Physiotherapy - exercise rehabilitation using poles to increase limb range of movement and improve coordination

Dog Physiotherapy - exercise rehabilitation using poles to increase limb range of movement and improve coordination

  • Lameness or 'limping', stiffness, hopping
  • Reluctant to exercise or play
  • Difficulty getting up from sitting or lying
  • Difficulty going up or down stairs 
  • Struggling to jump in or out of cars or on sofas
  • Falling on slippery floors
  • Snapping, growling or crying when touched
  • Excessive licking or chewing of a limb
  • Behaving differently e.g. aggressive, defensive, quiet, withdrawn, excessive sleeping

 

4 Point Physio may be able to help your dog with the following problems:

 

 Dog Physiotherapy - exercise rehabilitation using a peanut ball, for core stability and forelimb or hindlimb strengthening

Dog Physiotherapy - exercise rehabilitation using a peanut ball, for core stability and forelimb or hindlimb strengthening

  • Bone, muscle, tendon or ligament injuries
  • Joint problems e.g. arthritis, swelling, stiffness
  • Hip & elbow dysplasia
  • Recovery after surgery  e.g. cruciate (TTA/TPLO), spinal decompression, fracture repair, amputation
  • Wounds, burns & scar tissue
  • Neurological conditions e.g. spinal/disc injuries, nerve injuries, FCE, strokes, brain injuries, myelopathy (CDRM), neuropathy
  • Weight gain or obesity
  • Reduced fitness & athletic performance
  • Reduced mobility in elderly dogs

4 Point Physio provides tailored treatment plans to help relieve pain, restore function & recover quality of life, using various tools:

 Dog Physiotherapy - manual therapy to mobilise joints and stretch soft tissues

Dog Physiotherapy - manual therapy to mobilise joints and stretch soft tissues

  • Soft tissue massage & release 
  • Joint mobilisations
  • Active & passive stretches
  • Exercise programmes targeting range of movement, strength, stability & coordination
  • HYDROTHERAPY - click here
  • Electrotherapy
  • Owner education & advice 

                Prices:

                  Assessment + First Treatment £50

                  Follow-up Treatments £45