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BACK PACK SAFETY. Muscles Ligaments Bones Nerves Soft Tissue. Support Movement Communication. Your Back. Back Motion. A symphony playing beautiful music A tug of war holding you together A suspension bridge. Back Failure. Bad Posture Bad Movement Unbalanced Load

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your back




Soft Tissue




Your Back
back motion
Back Motion
  • A symphony playing beautiful music
  • A tug of war holding you together
  • A suspension bridge
back failure
Back Failure
  • Bad Posture
  • Bad Movement
  • Unbalanced Load
  • Incorrect Support
  • Too heavy a load
back pack anatomy
Back Pack Anatomy
  • Good Straps that are adjustable
  • Lumbar support
  • Weight load over hips not on shoulders
  • Weight held tight in pack
  • “Customizable”
back pack support
Back Pack Support
  • Support the spine
  • Distributes the weight
  • Reduces leverage on spinal joints
back pack loading
  • No more than 15% of total body weight for girls to 20% with boys
  • Heaviest weight (largest books) closest to the back
  • Cinch straps to prevent shifting of weight
improper wearing
Improper Wearing
  • Use both straps
  • Kids get spinal problems that can effect them later in life
spinal problems
Spinal Problems
  • Bad use of back packs lead to:
  • Spinal problems
  • Weakened knee, hip and ankle joints
  • Early degeneration
  • Become more prone to injuries
the answer
The Answer
  • A proper pack for your back
  • Balanced posture
  • Balanced spine
  • Start with selecting the right pack
  • Check the right size
  • Pack the largest and heaviest items closest to your spine
  • Cinch down straps to compress the load
  • Lift the pack to your back by bending knees first
  • Ask for help
  • Use both straps
  • Cinch the shoulder and waist belts comfortably
healthy spine
Healthy Spine
  • Thank your chiropractor for taking care of you and your back
  • Stay on a regular spinal adjustment plan for your spinal health
healthy school year
Healthy School Year
  • Now go on and have a healthy school year!
  • We can recommend the right back packs for every child's body.
  • Come see us to get the right fit and to have your spine checked!