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gives hope to people paralysed by spinal cord injury

Every year 1,000 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.


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
Horse jumping at Wetherby Racecourse

Wetherby Raceday in aid of Spinal Research
18th October 2017

Join us for an exciting day's racing and indulge yourself with 

Racecourse Paddock Admission plus exclusive access to the Spinal Research Hospitality Marquee
Race Programme
Reception Drink
Charity Auction
Three-Course Luncheon Menu followed by Coffee
Seven-action packed National Hunt Races

Andy's story

I want to regain my independence and I believe Spinal Research can help to make that happen.

Andy, injured in 2008, C2Abstract grid icon

Our research changes lives.

Our research could change the lives of thousands of people. But we need your support.

Change is possible but we need you.

UK summer raffle 2017

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