Blog

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

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Busting myths about ageing with a spinal cord injury

Whether you have lived with a spinal cord injury for a long time or were ...

The Back Up Ball through the years

The Back Up Ball is one of our most popular, longest standing events. It's ...

Brian and his grandson. Brian told us about aging well witha spinal cord injury. he wrote the grandad wheels books to fundraise for our services

Brian’s story: Ageing with a spinal cord injury, independence, and Grandad Wheels

Read on for a personal blog from Brian, author of the Grandad Wheels books, ...

the logos of Back Up, Visara Media, and Direct Digital alongside a photo of Sex Education's George Robinson

Back Up launches new partnership with Visara Media to drive awareness of spinal cord injury

We’re announcing a new partnership with Visara Media to develop a series of short ...

a disabled bathroom sign along with several other "WC" signs

Your guide to bladder and bowel care on the go – sponsored by Fittleworth

Bladder and bowel care is important. Whether you are home or away and whatever your ...

sunglasses on beach

Top tips for a fab staycation with a spinal cord injury

As we start to see lockdown measures eased for some, you may be considering a ...

Ian hand cycling on a country road for our vital services

Ian’s Story: Getting active hand cycling

After he sustained a spinal cord injury, we were there to help Ian regain his ...

Guy on a push with Back Up

Guy’s guest blog: New beginnings

Read on for a fantastic guest blog by Guy. He told us about his journey ...

your fundraising during coronavirus has made a massive impact

Fundraising in lockdown: Your impact

We’d like to take this opportunity to say thank you again to everyone that has ...

David before lockdown, sailing

David’s story: Lockdown with a spinal cord injury

Over the past few months, we have all been facing a new normal. The coronavirus ...