Studies have shown how the weight of the backpack can have an adverse affect on a child’s posture. Sadly we do see kids and adolescents with injuries related to backpacks whether its neck or low back pain or posture abnormalities. We don’t want to see kids in here with back problems. Over 89 million kids are carrying backpacks and last year 2,000 kids presented to the ER, chiropractic office and doctors office with backpack related injuries.
It’s great that we’re carrying all these books and trying to enlighten our minds and educate ourselves but sadly, we put this big backpack on our kids. They go sit at school all day with poor posture and it catches up.
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