Interview on of our Media Doctors on This Topic
Here are a few things that one of our health experts would say in an interview about your kids and their backpacks:
- The American Academy of Pediatrics says the average weight of a 6th graders backpack is 18.4 pounds.
- A backpack should only be 10% of a child’s body weight.
- Your Kids’ backpacks are not only hurting them, it could be causing asthma! When the neck is stressed forward, those nerves are attached to the lungs. There is a connection here. Continue reading “Hidden Danger: Kids & Backpacks”