Books, clothes, calculators, notebooks… kids’ book bags are packed! These heavy backpacks don’t just rob kids’ energy that would be better used doing homework or playing sports. Lugging them can also lead to chronic back pain, accidents and other orthopedic damage.
Dr. Barbara Bergin, orthopedic surgeon, Texas Orthopedics, discussed on KVUE-TV how these heavy bags can cause aches and pains and what parents can do about it. Click here to see the story on KVUE.com.