Tips for Choosing a Backpack for Kids

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]By: Active Sports Therapy

As we get our kids ready to go back to school, buying a new backpack seems to be a late August tradition. Although kids will often choose their pack based on colour and design, there are few tips that you should watch for when narrowing down their choices.

Backpack features that reduce the incidence of back pain can be:

In terms of wearing the backpack, please remember the following:

If your child is complaining of pain however, it’s important to listen to them as it could be a symptom of a larger problem or an issue that is at the point of needing to be looked at by a professional. At Active Sports Therapy we have both sport and family chiropractors equipped to assess and treat your little one if needed.

*This blog is not intended to officially establish a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a trained physician, naturopathic doctor, physical therapist or chiropractor or otherwise to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]