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Help find a cure

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 her
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Wetherby Race Day

Wednesday 17th October 2018

Please join us for the 28th Annual Spinal Research Charity Race Day and help change the future of spinal cord injury. Online booking for this prestigious event is open with early bird tickets available at a discount during August.

Sarah Dickinson in pool, SCI Tri Challenge

The SCI Tri Challenge is a swim/cycle/run challenge, designed to be accessible to everyone. Do all three elements yourself or team up with a friend or two. Sign up for your FREE charity T Shirts and fundraising pack.

  • Choose your distances and complete during August.
  • SCI Tri certificate awarded on completion

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, C3/4
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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.