Spinalis Foundation


We are a charitable foundation whose mission is to promote research and treatment development in the field of spinal cord injuries.
Spinalis is engaged in a long-term, scientific cooperation with Wellspect HealthCare.


Africa with a broken neck

A documentary by Folke Rydén about Spinalis from 2016. “He is the doctor who broke his neck and became paralyzed only two weeks before he was about to get married. Claes Hultling chose to make his life trauma his career – and now he faces his biggest challenge so far. “The documentary is also was also aired on Swedish TV channel SVT2 october 30 2016.

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The book is available for free of charge as a pdf and as a e-book (for aprox. SEK 17) at the online book shops Bokus and Adlibris.


In 2013 the Spinalis foundation started a project called “Mamma pappa lam – att vara förälder och ryggmärgsskadad (about being a parent living with spinal cord injury). The project runs for three years and is funded by Arvsfonden. Our aim is to increase knowledge regarding fertility, pregnancy, childbirth and parenting for people living with spinal cord injury.


On the Spinalistips database you can find over a thousand of tips on tools, special adaptations and custom made solutions from persons living with spinal cord injury. Ideas that facilitate an active life with tips by and for persons living with spinal cord injury.