Live Well Live | EP. 1 | Backpack Safety

Live Well Live | EP. 1 | Backpack Safety

So of course it’s September and that means many students across the country are headed back to school, which means that new school supplies like backpacks and devices like tablets and phones are being given to these students. So what you may not know is that an ill-fitting or heavy backpack can do serious damage […]

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Backpack safety tips

Backpack safety tips

(lively music) – We definitely see problems with our kids and back pain relating to their backpacks. Backpacks should be worn with both straps and should have padding in the back of the backpack as well. The backpack shouldn’t weigh more than 10-15% of the child’s body weight. (bouncy music)

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Backpack Safety and Scoliosis Prevention Tips! Is Your Child’s Backpack Safe For their Spine?

Backpack Safety and Scoliosis Prevention Tips! Is Your Child’s Backpack Safe For their Spine?

Hey, it’s Dr. Shirley from the Southside Health & Wellness Campus where we’re cutting through ALL the healthcare noise for YOU! It’s back-to-school time again, and there are a lot of things you parents out there are thinking about- getting school supplies, updating your child’s wardrobe and of course, the dreaded sneaker shopping! Unfortunately, there […]

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OT-V Season 2 Episode 1: Backpack Safety Guidelines

OT-V Season 2 Episode 1:  Backpack Safety Guidelines

Hi, I’m Brenda Power Ahmad and you’re watching OT-V where we offer you solutions for living. On this episode we’re going to provide education on how important the right backpack is for children’s health. When a child is selecting a backpack, they’re usually only paying attention to the colour of it. Parents may be looking […]

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Backpacks and Back Pain: What Parents Should Know

Backpacks and Back Pain: What Parents Should Know

The kids are headed back-to-school and backpacks can cause serious health problems to children if they’re not worn correctly. Here to show us what we parents need to keep in mind is Dr. Ami Fountain with The Joint Chiropractic. Good morning, good to see you. Good morning, thank you for having us. I’m amazed how […]

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Backpack Safety Tips – Is Your Child’s Backpack Safe?

Backpack Safety Tips – Is Your Child’s Backpack Safe?

As school approaches… Many children are excited to pick out their backpacks. However, choosing the wrong type of backpack can cause back and shoulder pain… and even headaches! Here are 5 backpack safety guidelines you should follow. Please watch them all. Number 1: Check straps and backpack size When buying a backpack look at the […]

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