Items Tagged ‘backpacks and children’

August 16, 2019

Signs your kid’s backpack might be too heavy

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Reader’s Digestby Dianne Bright While kids might not complain about back and neck aches, if they’re carrying around too much in their backpack daily, it could have significant repercussions on their back and neck health over time. Arjun S. Sebastian, MD, orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota weighs in with some advice. Reach:  […]

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