21 February 2011

Backpacks for young backs

Wearing a school backpack correctly isn't child's play - your kid's back can suffer lasting injury if a few important pointers aren't followed.

Best for your back

An increasing number of South African school children are developing back problems. Doctors suggest a major reason for this is overloaded or badly fitted school backpacks. Children today are less active than those of previous generations and this makes them more prone to injuries caused by backpacks that are too heavy.


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