fbpx

back-to-school

7 08, 2019

Kids, Backpacks, & Back Pain

2019-09-02T18:36:53-05:00

Heavy backpacks could be contributing to adolescent back pain. This is around the time kids are hitting a growth spurt and the number of items they need to lug around begin increasing. Textbooks, laptops, and other items add weight to our children's packs and pressure to their spines. Many articles have found associations between heavy

Kids, Backpacks, & Back Pain2019-09-02T18:36:53-05:00
8 08, 2018

Are heavy backpacks responsible for back pain? – #WellnessWednesday

2019-09-02T18:37:08-05:00

Are heavy backpacks responsible for back pain? When I look at the shelf struggling to hold the weight of my textbooks I can’t believe I tried carrying some of these to class every day. I think most of us would agree that heavy backpacks can cause back pain or at least sore shoulders. Many articles

Are heavy backpacks responsible for back pain? – #WellnessWednesday2019-09-02T18:37:08-05:00
1 08, 2018

Smartphone Use and Text Neck – #WellnessWednesday

2019-09-02T18:37:08-05:00

Smartphone Use and Text Neck Over the past decade, mobile phone use has exploded. Today, 95% of Americans have a mobile phone and 77% have a smart phone. This even more recent trend of mobile computing has only added to the problem known as Text neck. Now, in addition to bending the head forward to text,

Smartphone Use and Text Neck – #WellnessWednesday2019-09-02T18:37:08-05:00