Evaluating The Backpacks Of Teens With Back Pain

backpack-dreamstime-198x300With the end of summer just around the corner, here’s something to consider when you’re shopping for school supplies: how heavy is your child’s backpack?

Weighty backpacks have received increasing attention in recent years as the persistent cause of back, neck, and shoulder problems in kids. Research suggests that children with back pain often develop chronic symptoms lasting into adulthood, making it all the more important to tackle back and neck pain early in life.

Read on: http://www.chironexus.net/2013/08/backpacks-pose-greater-risks-for-girls/

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