Blog

Read inspiring blogs from people with spinal cord injury and their family members, as well as volunteers, supporters and staff members. If you would like to write a blog about your experiences, please email our communications team.

Sam at Youth Advisory Group week in Coventry

Christmas Appeal 2017

This Christmas, another child will find out that they have a spinal cord injury. When Sam ...

Andy and his colleagues smiling and laughing at the Dragon Boat Race

Andy’s story: Getting my company involved

After a diving accident in 1996, Andy’s life changed dramatically when he sustained a spinal ...

Back Up to Work participants working together

Ozey’s story: Understanding my skills

After a motorbike accident in 2014 left Ozey with an incomplete spinal cord injury, he ...

Tony on a day out to the beach

Tony’s story: I’m looking forward to life

In 2013, Tony was enjoying life. He had his own flat, an active lifestyle and ...

Rachel and her mother Angela at fundraising concert Chords for Cords

Rachel’s story: A new outlook

In late 2015, Rachel was involved in a road traffic accident in Ireland and, as ...

Mariam on our Back Up to Work course in Manchester

Mariam’s Q & A: Opening my world

Our Front Row event has raised over £150,000 since it started 5 years ago. ...

Lisa’s story: I’m still me

Lisa, aged 45, is one of our team of exceptional mentors who uses her personal ...

Joe at the top of Mount Snowdon with his Snowdon Push team

World Spinal Cord Injury Day | Joe’s story

For World Spinal Cord Injury Day this year, we're proposing a theme of #YesWeCan to ...

Mary on the Belfast City Skills course

World Spinal Cord Injury Day | Mary’s story

For World Spinal Cord Injury Day this year, we're proposing a theme of #YesWeCan to ...

Luke at home, sitting in his garden

World Spinal Cord Injury Day | Luke’s story

For World Spinal Cord Injury Day this year, we're proposing a theme of #YesWeCan to ...