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Accelerating revolutionary research
Spinal Research is harnessing the science needed to beat paralysis. We currently have five “Below the Belt” research programmes dedicated to improving these particular functions which are so important to everyone with a spinal cord injury, including Lizzie:
“If I had normal bladder and bowel control then it would give me a lot more freedom to live my life the way I would like and I would be able to be more spontaneous.”
Whilst Lizzie can’t be as spontaneous as she was before her life-changing injury, her grit and determination have helped her achieve a huge amount. This includes becoming the British, and then European Champion in Paratriathlon, as well as competing for Britain in Paracanoeing at the World Championships.
Currently she is volunteering for several organisations, writes articles and teaches wheelchair skills.