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Read the latest news stories from Back Up and the world of spinal cord injury.

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

Today, we’re announcing a new partnership with Visara Media to develop a series of ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Guy’s guest blog: New beginnings

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

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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 ...

Elaine, who was supported by a back up mentor, on a boat before her injury

Elaine’s story: How a mentor transformed her life

Two years after a misdiagnosis, Elaine found that her life had been changed forever. What ...

Kamari, one of our young wheelchair skills trainers, on our u13 MAC course

Kamari’s story: Teaching wheelchair skills in isolation

In the wake of coronavirus, we have had to quickly adapt and change our ...

Sam, one of our family mentors, with her partner

Sam’s story: Volunteering as a family mentor during the covid-19 pandemic

We spoke to Sam, one of our fantastic volunteer family mentors, to find out how ...