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.

Helen and her dog

Back Up Champion – Helen

We are delighted to announce this month’s Back Up Champion, Helen, who raised an incredible ...

Catherine’s story: Confidence, work, and spinal cord injury

No matter your employment goals, Back Up can give you the confidence boost needed to ...

Callum, who back uo helped return to work after spinal cord injury, outside

Callum’s story: Getting back to work after spinal cord injury

Getting back to work after spinal cord injury has been the end of a ...

Congrats to ParalympicGB!

ParalympicsGB bring home 124 medals

This is the year that the ParalympicsGB team made history.  Out of 170 countries, ParalympicsGB won the second highest total ...

Maisie surrounded by friends at university

Maisie’s story: Going to university with a spinal cord injury

At Back Up, we want to ensure that every child and young person with a ...

Dan from Stewarts

Choosing the right solicitor: Expert insight from Stewarts

This article was sponsored by Stewarts Law.  Instructing a personal lawyer after sustaining a spinal cord ...

alison, who found a community after spinal cord injury thanks to the back up lounge

Alison’s story: Finding a community after spinal cord injury.

Read on for a blog from Alison, who found a supportive community after spinal cord ...

Yasmin’s story: An active life with an incomplete spinal cord injury

Yasmin was very sporty and active. She loved the gym, swimming, and sports. In January ...

Liz’s story: Independence with an incomplete spinal cord injury

Not everyone with a spinal cord injury uses a manual wheelchair. Some people can walk ...

The Back Up and Network Rail team

Assistance while travelling on rail after spinal cord injury – a guest blog from Network Rail

We recently partnered with Network Rail and Transpennine Express to create a series of videos ...