Backpacks that are too heavy or don't fit right can put a lot of pressure on your child's growing spine.
Dr. Roman of Roman Family Chiropractic says depending on your child's age, their backpacks should weigh only between 10-15% of your child's total weight.
Make sure when you choose a backpack that the straps are at least two inches thick, and weight is evenly distributed.
For more information on how to choose the right backpack for your child, go to http://www.romanfamilychiro.com
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