Safety Tips Will Help To Prevent Injuries with Backpacks for School

2022-06-08T11:43:44-04:00June 1st, 2022|Injury Prevention|

What child does not get excited when choosing his/her backpack for the new school year? Besides looking at what superhero or princess is on the backpack, there are several characteristics to look for when purchasing a backpack to prevent injuries. Backpacks can be very problematic for posture and body mechanics. The most common injuries occur at the neck, shoulders, and back from poor use and size of the backpacks.