320 762-8112 320 762-8112
710 Third Ave. West, Alexandria, MN 56308

Four Paws Rehabilitation

The importance of physical rehabilitation for your pet

Companion animals, like their humans, can benefit from physical rehabilitation to recover from joint and muscle injuries, orthopedic surgery,
neurological and degenerative disorders, arthritic conditions, and painful joints and muscles.

Benefits of rehabilitation

  • Improved cardiovascular health
  • Can minimize use of pain medicaitons 
  • Improves quality of life
  • Optimizes function and quality of movement 
  • Aids in prevention of re-occurring injury
  • Reduces pain and speeds healing of injured tissues
  • Early return to function
  • Improves endurance and flexibility
  • Improves muscle tone and strength
  • Weight loss
     

Customized rehabilitation services available

  • Treadmill exercise
  • TENS pain control
  • Thermotherapy (heat) and Cryotherapy (cold) applications
  • Pain and edema control
  • Therapeutic message
  • Joint and spinal mobilization
  • Stretching and range of motion exercises
  • Post surgical recovery programs
  • Consultations for home therapy and exercise
  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Weight loss
     

Common Conditions Treated

  • Orthopedic Injuries
  • Obesity
  • Athletic Conditioning
  • Neuropathic Disease
  • Osteoarthritis


Rehab Referral Form

Click here to view and print our referral form.

Physical rehabilitation is just part of the recovery process. A successful recovery takes time and your involvement. We encourage our clients to take an active role in their pet's rehabilitation. Home based exercise plans and rehabilitation programs are customized to each individual pet and reviewed as part of our service. Four Paws Rehabilitation Center services are provided in conjunction with your veterinarian and Cassie Dirks, CVT, CCRP, VDT.

For more information please call Monday through Friday 8:00-5:00 p.m. at (320) 762-8112 

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Providing Exceptional Veterinary Care

The Alexandria Veterinary Clinic PetCare Center has a staff of five doctors and an exceptional support staff of certified veterinary technicians, client service representatives, and groomers. Health care at the clinic ranges from preventative medicine to critical care. Our veterinarians have more than 100 years of combined veterinary experience to help you with your special pet. We offer state of the art technology including laser surgery.

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