Working Mother—August 23, 2015
Working Mother shares advice from pediatric experts on how kids can keep their back healthy and avoid pain while carrying around a backpack all day at school.
"The way your kids load their sacks can also make a difference," said Dr. Susan Cha, pediatrician at Hospital for Special Surgery. "The bag should be packed with heavier items in the center of the back. A bag that is too heavy can cause the child to lean forward, causing an increase in the upper curvature of the back and rounding of their shoulders."
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