Tips for Choosing a Backpack for Kids

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 a 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 needs 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]