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Everybody has their own story to share about how they have made a new beginning and rebuilt their life after spinal cord injury. Below are links to just a few of our members stories. We would like to thank all those people who have already shared their experience and encourage other SIA members and supporters to share their story online or through our magazine, Forward.
Hannah shares the experience of having a mum become SCI and celebrates how her mum has lived her life since her injury.
Darren, who went for surgery to remove a tumour from his spinal cord….Read more
Brother and sister Robert and Hannah, share their experiences of SCI and how, despite the devastating impact of Robert’s injury at the time, they have gone on to enjoy new experiences together as a family. Find out more.
Will, find out more about one of our Peer Support volunteers here.
Carl I sustained my SCI on 26 September 2016. I was taking part in a Brands Hatch motorcycle track day when I had a highside crash, which resulted in a T5 complete injury…. Read more
Helen I had been travelling in Chile for 2 weeks and was staying in a little town, a tourist gateway to The Atacama Desert … Read more
Barry I became T1-4 incomplete in 2005 when I fell from a ladder, whilst pruning some trees in my back garden… Read more
Katie I sustained my spinal cord injury (SCI) early in life, when a rare childhood cancer, caused a tumor to swell, applying pressure to my spinal cord, and causing irreversible damage… Read more
Paul In the early hours of 27 December 2012 I had just finished a gig at the Bus Sports Social Club, Cardiff.. Read more
Gavin In 2001, I was on a cross-country mountain bike course with my friends when I came off my bike at speed.. Read more
Jagmeet In October 2014 my life changed forever when I fell out of bed with pains in my back, and couldn’t get back up.. Read more