Latest news and blogs

Read the latest news from Back Up to find out what we’re up to across the country. We also have a dedicated blog with amazing stories from people of all ages with a spinal cord injury and their families, as well as the volunteers, staff, professionals and fundraisers who support them.

For media enquiries, comment and interviews, please call 020 8875 1805 and ask to speak to the communications team.


Neil during his rehabilitation

Neil’s story: Walking with a spinal cord injury

In 2010, Neil, 52, was riding his motorcycle along a rural road when the vehicle ...

Photo of Jerry and his fundraising team

Back Up Champion – Jerry Ward

It is thanks to incredible supporters like Jerry that Back Up can continue to provide ...

Education advocate giving talk to primary school children

Supporting children and young people in education

As the end of Summer approaches, we know lots of young people and their families ...

photo of Matt and his daughter

Matt’s story: Parenting with a spinal cord injury

Being a parent is often challenging but being a parent with a spinal cord injury ...

Photo of Sophie

Sophie’s story: My injury doesn’t define me

During a family holiday to America in 2010, Sophie was involved in a car accident ...

Image of John and Sue

Summer Grand Prize Draw

Raffle tickets for this year's Summer Grand Prize Draw should have landed on your doormat. ...

Ollie with two participants during the training in Delhi

Ollie’s story: India and spinal cord injury

Ollie recently went on a trip to Delhi, India, on behalf of Motivation and the ...

Luke, his wife and dog smile on a beach

Luke’s story: Camping with a high level injury

While on holiday in the south of France in 1995, Luke broke his neck after ...

Dave and his PA encounter a cow while in Goa

Dave’s story: Travelling with a PA

In 2000 while living in Zimbabwe, Dave sustained a spinal cord injury at C4/5 level ...

Participant on one of our multi-activity courses

New report into living well with a spinal cord injury long term

Last year, Back Up conducted a survey with a small group of people who have ...