Child Health and Safety: Is Your Child’s Schoolbag Too Heavy?

Heavy school bags are bad for your child’s back. When a heavy weight, such as a backpack filled with books, is incorrectly placed on the shoulders, the weight’s force can pull a child backward. To compensate, a child may bend forward at the hips or arch the back, which can cause the spine to compressContinue reading “Child Health and Safety: Is Your Child’s Schoolbag Too Heavy?”