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

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 ...

Sue and John on holiday after spinal cord injury

Sue’s story: Holiday after spinal cord injury

After spinal cord injury, you may be keen to travel once again. It may take ...

Ian sit skiing, enjoying some travel after spinal cord injuryy

Ian’s story: Travel after spinal cord injury

Spinal cord injury can affect every part of your life. Some things may feel more ...

Paul, who is taking on his #10@10for10 for Back Up

Paul’s story: “#10@10For10”

We spoke to Paul, who is taking on "#10@10for10" - a challenge to support ...