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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 ...

Christopher Morgan rowing. He learned some vital tips for living well aftr spinal cord injury on our What Next? course

Christopher’s story: The “What Next?” course

After sustaining a spinal cord injury, it can feel like every part of your life ...

One of our spinal circuit participants with her family

Spinal Circuit Case Studies

Charlotte – Individual Participant We caught up with Charlotte who took part in the Spinal Circuit ...

Some art from Toon In!

Toon In! Michael Payne Publishes Unofficial and Entirely Unsanctioned Olympic History to Support Back Up

Michael Payne, former Director of the IOC and longtime Olympic commentator, today published “Toon ...

Jonathan, one of our mentors for Supporting young people with a spinal cord injury, waterskiing

Jonathan’s story: Supporting young people with a spinal cord injury

Did you know that Back Up is the only charity in the UK with ...

Shelley, who has a spinal cord injury. Read on to learn how we helped her this spinal cord injury awareness day 2021

Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day 2021: Shelley’s story

This Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day, we spoke to Shelley, one of our volunteers. She ...

Emma, a wheelchair user. This spinal cord injury awareness day, learn how our app helped her

Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day 2021: Emma’s story

Back Up worked with Cognizant to develop a wheelchair skills training app to reach ...