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Backpacks may create a health risk for students

August 14, 2013
By DR. HEATHER MORGAN , 505 Chiropractic

It's back to school time and that means backpacks! It may be just another thing on the school supply list, but it's one that's putting stress on your child. Recent studies have shown that more than 50 percent of children will experience at least one episode of back pain by age 18 to 20. A major contributor to this epidemic of back pain in students is, undoubtedly, the use of overloaded backpacks.

 
 

 

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