As The Twig Is Bent… So Grows The Tree
We’ve all heard that old bromide.
Even after years of published articles, decrying the detrimental effects of backpack overloading on the pediatric spine, children are still routinely required to carry more than the recommended upper limit of 10% of their body weight in schoolbooks.
If this concerns you, you may want to review our
Backpacks and Children Page
for more information to share with your school Administrators, teachers, parents, and their children.