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How backpacks are damaging your child’s spine

With a new school year just around the corner, this blog about backpacks will help you understand what’s happening to your child’s spine every time they put on their school bag.

Many of us can remember what it felt like to lug our backpack from school and most of us […]

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Back-To-School Tips

Ergonomics: yes ergonomics are just as important for kids as they are at the office. Slumping over a school classroom desk, just like slumping over a work desk, can lead to a lifetime of poor postural habits. Which then in turn will lead to musculoskeletal disorders, spinal joint restrictions […]

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School Bags – A pain in the back!

According to an international study, daily backpack carrying has been shown to be the most frequent cause of discomfort for school children. School backpacks were felt to be heavy by 79.1% of children, caused them fatigue in 65.7% and caused back pain in 46.1%.

School can be a challenging time […]

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