Stories

Nothing About Us Without Us | Louise Wright on the ISCOS conference

Our CEO, Louise Wright, recently attended the annual ISCOS conference in Vienna with Will Clark, ...

Lucy Duncombe: Volunteering at Back Up’s Youth Advisory Group Weekend

This month of our 30th anniversary year, we are turning the spotlight on the ...

Jacques’s story: Being able to walk

When most people think about spinal cord injury, they imagine someone in a wheelchair. But ...

Brian Sirrel: Our oldest wheelchair skills trainer

Getting on the bus, going to the local shops or the pub, playing with your ...

Calvert Trust | Supporting Back Up since 1989

In 2006, an accident changed Mary's life forever. She was left permanently paralysed from the ...

Birmingham Children’s Hospital | Joe’s story

Joe had dreams of becoming a rock star but everything changed four years ago. He ...

“My life turned on its head after my brother’s injury”

We are turning the spotlight on family members of people with spinal cord injury (SCI) and ...

Having a daughter with a spinal cord injury

This month of our anniversary year we are turning the spotlight on family members of ...

Christina: “I definitely feel guilty”

This month of our anniversary year we are turning the spotlight on family members of ...

#BackUp30: Baking 30 cakes

Sam was left permanently paralysed after a car accident in December 2009. The accident was ...