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How to Correctly Fit a Backpack

January 23, 2019

Have you ever wondered why your kids never wear their backpack properly?

The truth is…. they’ve probably never been shown.

Teaching your children how to wear their backpack correctly may help prevent poor posture and long-term spinal health issues.

See what kids say about their school backpacks.

Check out the video demonstration of Australian Chiropractic Association Chiropractor correctly fitting a backpack.

Quick Backpack Tips

  1. Wide padded straps
  2. No longer than their back
  3. No wider than their chest
  4. Use the waist strap
  5. Wear on both shoulders
  6. Keep the weight evenly distributed
  7. Tighten the straps

For more advice and assistance on selecting the right backpack, and to make sure it is fitted correctly to suit your child’s current level of development contact us here to make an appointment.

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