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Every day 3 people in the UK are paralysed due to spinal cord injury

Every day three people in the UK and Ireland are paralysed following an injury to their spinal cord.

Spinal Research is the UK’s leading charity funding medical research around the world to develop effective treatments for paralysis caused by spinal cord injury.


If I had more control of my arms I would be so much more independent. Little things like brushing my hair, putting my make-up on, writing at school.

Bel - how research could help herHand icon
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Wetherby Race Day

Over 250 guests attended the Annual Wetherby Race Day in aid of Spinal Research in October. Read more to find out out how much was raised for the charity and to see pictures of the popular event run by Wetherby Committee. The event is managed by Carole Flather and Spinal Research Trustee, Robert Shelton.


Dan's story

I have forgotten what walking feels like. I wonder if I will ever know how it feels again.

Daniel, injured in 2004, C3/4Book icon

Our research will help paralysed people.

Our research could change the lives of thousands of people paralysed by spinal cord injury. But we need your support to fund more research.