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22 February 2011

Man bag fad bad for back

Sporting a weighty "man bag" may be the latest fashion for fellows, but it can cause back pain and poor posture, say British chiropractors.

Sporting a weighty "man bag" may be the latest fashion for fellows, but it can cause back pain and poor posture, say British chiropractors.

A BCA study showed that the average man bag weighs up to 6.2 kg. In the digital age men's bags are loaded with essential on-the-go accessories, laptops, mp3 players, phones and gym kit - a hefty burden if carried on one shoulder for prolonged periods of time.

 
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