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£70raised of £1,000 target by 7 supporters

    Weʼve raised £70 to help pay for continuing Hydro/Laser therapy to enable Pippa to develop a spinal walk enabling her to walk again without the need for wheels.

    Ancrum, United Kingdom
    Funded on Saturday, 31st March 2018

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    Story

    On 22nd June 2017 Pippa woke up and couldn't walk..

    A CT Scan revealed that a disc in her back had ruptured and caused her to become paralysed.

    She had back surgery but unfortunately this has not cured her and she remains paralysed. Her only way of getting out and about now is in her dog buggy or her wheelchair which she is trying to get used to.

    There is one slight positive and that is that she is trying to develop a spinal walk and therefore the hospital want us to try some Hydrotherapy and Laser therapy to try and encourage this, so that she may be able to get about without having to drag herself around. So we are going to give it a go to give her the best chance of walking again even if it isn't a proper walk.

    She is only 4 and it would be great if in the end if she could walk again, even if it is with a wobble. It would give her some independence in getting around the house or walk around the garden, or even go for a short walk before she needs to go back into her wheelchair or buggy.

    Our 2 boys and some of the kids at a party we were at decided to set up a youtube account and an instagram account for her as they wanted to see how she progresses and one of them did an ice bucket challenge.

    Someone then suggested 'Why don't you set up a just giving page for her', so here we are.

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      7

      • Ann Brooksbank

        Ann Brooksbank

        Sep 1, 2017

        Good luck pippa you are doing great keep it up x

        £10.00

      • Anne Watson

        Anne Watson

        Aug 26, 2017

        £10.00

      • Natalie Beddows

        Natalie Beddows

        Aug 26, 2017

        Fingers crossed Pippa x from us all xxx

        £10.00

      • Shane Killaway

        Shane Killaway

        Aug 26, 2017

        Just a little something to help.

        £10.00

      • Gemma

        Gemma

        Aug 26, 2017

        I hope pippa is able to walk again soon ❤️🐶

        £10.00

      • Amanda Jenkinson

        Amanda Jenkinson

        Aug 26, 2017

        Wishing a speedy recovery. Love Mandy x

        £10.00

      • Allie Bowden

        Allie Bowden

        Aug 21, 2017

        To get the ball rolling. I am sure you will raise loads... its a good cause for Princess Pippa xx

        £10.00

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      Simon Astin

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      Ancrum, United Kingdom

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