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A family where one of the parents has a spinal cord injury. Read on for a guide to spring cleaning your finances from Aspire's Money Matters service

Spring clean your finances – guest blog from Aspire’s Money Matters service

After spinal cord injury, money may be a worry. Our partner charity Aspire runs a ...

Jenna, who uses a Sirus Automotive WAV to live independently

Jenna’s story – using a Sirus Drive from Wheelchair vehicle

This blog was sponsored by Sirus Automotive. Jenna, 33, from Sligo sustained a C5/6 spinal ...

Our patron and founder of Heels for Wheels, Sophie Morgan

Heels for Wheels: An interview with our patron Sophie Morgan

Back Up has recently launched an exciting new campaign – Heels for Wheels! We ...

one of our trainers who provided content for our wheelchair skills app

Back Up launches new wheelchair skills app

We know it can initially be daunting getting around as a wheelchair user. This is ...

Will, one of our power chair skill trainers

Will’s story: Power chair skills and independence

After spinal cord injury, one of the hardest parts can be feeling like you’ve lost ...

a man using a wheelchair attachment

Your guide to choosing your wheelchair attachment

This article was sponsored by our Wheelchair panel members – GRX Life, RGK Wheelchairs, Cyclone ...

Our former trustee Matt King OBE

A tribute to our former trustee, Matt King OBE

We were devastated to hear the news of former trustee, volunteer and friend of ...

Amersham Rotary Club raised an amazing £3000 for our vital services.

Back Up Champion – Amersham Rotary Club

We're delighted to announce this month's Back Up Champion, Amersham Rotary Club, who raised an ...

Michelle, an expert in spinal cord injury and sex, back wheel balancing.

Spinal cord injury and sex: Common questions answered

After spinal cord injury, sex and intimacy can be a major worry. It can feel ...

Cerith, a volunteer mentor, with his son

Cerith’s story: supporting people affected by spinal cord injury as a Back Up mentor

We spoke to Cerith, a Back Up volunteer mentor, about how he helps us transform ...