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Unite 2 Fight Paralysis exists to unite and empower the international spinal cord injury community to cure paralysis through advocacy, education, and support for research. Get Educated and Get Involved.

Our Voice

I had no idea when we started this film project that it would become my story. That was not my interest, not even a glimmer on my shaky horizon. I wanted to speak as part of the collective — a small piece of the SCI community looking for answers and relaying them however I could. I wanted to know where we are on our arduous quest for a cure. And I got some answers. But quite honestly ...

Humans are sexual creatures, there is no doubt about it. For many, sexuality is a major life driver and a source of well-being. In poll after poll within the SCI community, regaining sexual function persists in the top of the “wish list”. Yet, outside of fertility and “genitourinary health”, sexual function is given a cold shoulder in SCI research. This is why we launched our Curecast series on sex (we've dubbed it the 'SexCast'), so that sexual function can be ...

We only have 2 spots left on our Twin Cities Marathon team! Help U2FP advance curative interventions for the SCI Community by competing in this year’s Twin Cities Marathon on Sunday, October 3rd! All the regular entries for this year’s Twin Cities Marathon have already been taken. But when you sign up to run or wheel with Team U2FP, you’ll be guaranteed a spot, regardless of your experience level.

I hope you are enjoying the heart of spring and the move toward summer….not to mention the lifting of restrictions and the move towards some sense of normalcy. Speaking of which, we are knee-deep in the process of planning the in-person return to our Annual Science & Advocacy Symposium - October 22-23, in Salt Lake City. And speaking of our Symposium, you might have noticed something different ...