Testimonials

I compete in Championship Obedience Shows with my Border Collie ‘Silver’. At a year old he ran full pelt into a rugby post, after veterinary care and much rest he finally appeared to be over the injury a year later. However, for the next three years he would intermittently limp for 24 hours, this would happen every three months or so, usually after extended exercise so I put it down to that. His limping gradually became far more frequent, once a month, then every couple of weeks so I returned to the vets in Nov 2009 when Silver was then 5 years old. After nearly £700.00 of x-rays it was clear he had no breaks or chipped bone so ligament damage was diagnosed, upon veterinary advice I rested Silver for 3 months, then gradually road walked him etc building up his muscles again. In April 2010 he was cleared to complete again but as soon as I got to the next show, Silver jumped out the van limping, I was distraught and very upset. A friend of mine who is experienced in amateur canine massage had a look at Silver at the show and stated that he was in spasm and extremely knotted from the neck and all down one side of his body. She advised me to find a reputable Veterinary Physiotherapist to treat and massage Silver. I found Lizzie Pigot on the internet and with my vets agreement and permission she began treating Silver in May 2010, it is now October 2010 and I can honestly state that Silver HAS NOT limped once since Liz’s first treatment of him, he is now far better balanced, fit and has competed consistently since his first treatment with Liz.
I was a bit sceptical at first but willing to try anything to help my dog, this talented lady has proved to me beyond any doubt that without her he would still be limping, unbalanced, in considerable discomfort and certainly not able to compete. I was asked if I would mind writing a testimonial for Liz . . . . Mind??? . . . . I am proud to write this testimonial as a very small way of conveying my sincere gratitude!
Russell Becque  M.A.C.B.T.   Canine Behaviour and Training Consultant.
 
Our pony Ollie had slipped in his field and needed the help of a physiotherapist  to help put him right.  Our normal physiotherapist  was fully booked for several weeks. She recommended we try Liz. We  phoned Liz  who was also very busy. I  explained our pony had recently qualified for HOYS Search For a Star . If we had any chance of realising my daughters dream of riding at HOYS we  needed help urgently.   Liz  managed to fit us into her busy schedule by working her magic on him before work and after work hours. We had several weeks of uncertainty.  To cut a long story short with lots of help and encouragement from Liz we managed to get him there . We were only hoping to collect our qualifying rosette  and couldn’t believe it when we were placed third.  Needless to say on leaving the arena,  Liz was the first person we rang , to thank her for being part of our team. Words cannot express how grateful we are.
 Andrew, Kim, Rachel and Charlotte Miles
 
 

'Lizzie visited my horse (who had gone very stiff after an event) almost immediately and wasted no time. There was an instant response from my horse after the treatment and was even better than what he was before. She visited again the next month and did a few tweaks before Pony Club Camp. Thanks to Lizzie we have been able to compete throughout the summer and have enjoyed every minute of it! I would recommend Lizzie to any horse who has a problem, no matter how big or small''
Joe Bright and Midge

 Our 8 year old jack russell, Henry, suffered from a viral infection that left him unable to move, let alone walk. After the infection had passed he had lost almost all of his limb muscles, but he showed signs of trying to move, so we took him to see Lizzie. With her expert knowledge and kind manner she suggested several exercises for our little dog. Over the weeks he progressed from very slight leg movements to being able to take his weight, to finally walking normally. Throughout his recovery Lizzie provided fantastic advice and guidance and altered his treatment and exercises according to match Henrys progress. We really appreciate all that she did for Henry that enabled him to get back to normal and walking again. We would definitely recommend her to anyone with pets requiring physiotherapy. 
Henry and the Hutt family
 
 
 
Our 14-year old Clumber spaniel, Snoopy, had a very bad accident in January: he fell off a steep bank onto a road, badly bruising his head and back. He was concussed and paralysed and later suffered a stroke, but we decided to give him a month to try to get him to walk again and we asked Elizabeth Pigot to help him. With her combination of stretches, exercises, muscle stimulation and lots of encouragement and patience he gradually improved and started to take his first steps 3 ½ weeks after the accident. He had very little balance and had lost muscle tone, but the exercises Elizabeth gave us helped to build him up again and give him the confidence he needed to redevelop his balance.

It is more than 7 months since the accident; he has continued to improve and has regained his quality of life. He loves his walks, which are getting longer all the time – he is happy to walk the best part of a mile. His bark had become weak but he now barks his old deep bark again! Our local friends are full of admiration at his huge recovery.

We believe that without Elizabeth’s expertise Snoopy would possibly not be alive today. He certainly would not have recovered to the same extent without her help, and we are extremely grateful to her''. Anne Starling
 
''I cannot recommend Liz Pigot highly enough, she has treated both my ponies and myself with immediate results.'' Maria Conneely
 
‘' My dog, Suzie had to have an operation as she had torn the cruciate ligament in her stifle. She was very weak in her leg after the operation but after a couple of sessions of treatment with Liz her strength and movement was so much better. She now is back to her old self, I’m  really happy with the service I received’’.   Mary and Suzie
 
‘’Liz has treated two of my eventers, one with neck stiffness when ridden on the left rein and the other with back issues. Both are now performing much better, I can really feel the difference in their flexibility and lateral work’’ Jo, Hank and Patch
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Snoopy

 Maria and Freebie

 
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