Bowen Therapy, Reiki and Remedial Massage Therapy techniques are used in combination with specific stretching and strengthening exercises to help with;
– lameness and soft tissue injuries
– older animals with or for the prevention of arthritic/degenerative conditions
– young animals for their careers to learn preventative injury management
– hip/elbow dysplaysia
– cruciate ligament injuries
-stress and anxiety
– in support of behavioural modification programs
– maintenance of general health and wellbeing
– dogs competing in agility, retrieving, tracking, dock dogs, sledding etc
– search and rescue and other working modalities
– Julie has also had great success in treating cats who have suffered the effects of long term cat flu.
If you are interested in gaining a better understanding physiology and biomechanics for your animal companion then this is for you.
4 Paws Yoga was created by Julie and is based on teaching physical therapy exercises for your animal companion. Julie has successfully treated many canine and small animal companions using 4 Paws Yoga Therapy for various ailments such anxiety/reactivity due to physical pain response, pre and post surgery cases, for working dogs such as search and rescue or those competing in various sporting activities to maintain balance of conformation and for animal companions in prevention or maintanance of degenerative conditions. Stretching and strengthening exercises are taught to companion animals and their carer’s through the means of positive reinforcement training and fun.
4 Paws Yoga Classes are also held throughout the year and focus on both prevention and rehabilitation of injury. Here is a list of some of the classes offered;
4 Paws Yoga for the prevention or rehabilitation of knee injury.
4 Paws Yoga for older dogs with or for the prevention of arthritic/ degenerative conditions.
4 Paws Yoga for balancing conformation and the prevention of spinal injury.
4 Paws Yoga for general body awareness and stability.
Julie is qualified as an Animal Aromatherapist and treats dogs, horses and other animals for a variety of ailments using Aromatherapy Essential oils.
Aromatherapy is often used during each therapy consultation and blends can be specifically made to suit individual needs. Julie also has created her own aromatherapy product line called 4 Paws and Friends Aromatherapy and can be purchased either directly from Julie or online.
The current product range includes:
– Joint & Connective Tissue Bslm
– Feeling Calm Balm
– Rejuvenating Skin Balm
– Flea & Tick Balm
Classes on how to use Aromatherapy safely around the home and with your animal companion are also offered throughout the year and have proven to be very popular.
If you would like to either learn more about therapy consultations, Canine Basic Massage Workshops or 4 Paws Yoga Workshops then please contact Julie on: 0417 948 003