Could Your Kids’ Backpack Injure Their Spine?
Now that kids are back to school, they will be loading their backpacks up with books and other items. But, heavy backpacks can cause serious injury to your child. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission states, in 2013 more than 20,000 strains, sprains, dislocations, and fractures from backpacks were treated in hospital emergency rooms, physicians’ offices and clinics. Robin Stoloff talks with a local chiropractor about the issues he sees and what we can do to prevent pain and injury in our kids.
Plus, check out these tips from the The American Occupational Therapy Association.