Independence

Katy is sitting in her wheelchair wearing a yellow t-shirt smiling in her garden. She has a C2-6 and T8 and T9 level incomplete spinal cord injury.

Katy’s story: Combining her passion with her spinal cord injury

Katy, a chartered engineer and mum of two young children, was diagnosed with ...

Michael’s story: Gaining confidence and staying fit

Michael and Pauline retired in 2009, having been teachers all their working lives. “We were ...

A picture of Karen and her partner who are both smiling on a summers day. Karen accessed our family mentoring service after her partner sustained a spinal cord injury.

Karen’s story: How family mentoring helped Karen care for herself and her partner after his spinal cord injury

Read on to learn how Karen, who’s partner sustained a spinal cord injury 12 months ...

A picture of Roman smiling in a red t-shirt. He's a Back Up mentor who helps other affected by spinal cord injury

Roman’s Story: Becoming a mentor for others with a spinal cord injury

Read on to find out why Roman decided to become a mentor, and 'give back' ...

Amanda and Jacob’s Story: Embracing challenge after a spinal cord injury

Read on to discover how Amanda and her eight-year-old son Jacob, who was born with ...

Samantha’s Story: Making the most of today

Read on to find out how Samantha learnt to start making the most of what ...

Siby’s story: Rediscovering my active lifestyle

We spoke to our fantastic long-standing supporter, Siby, about her experience of lockdown and how ...

Why Lillie and Jonathan are taking on the Spinal Circuit in March 2022!

People across the UK are taking part in the Spinal Circuit for ...

Amelia’s story: ‘My crutches have been my lifeline and enabled me to live my best life!’

Taking on the Spinal Circuit challenge in March 2022 came just at ...

Regularly walking: the benefits for those with and without a spinal cord injury

With our Spinal Circuit challenge coming up in March 2022, we spoke to specialist ...