Tag: "backpack" at medical news
Backpacks and Backaches
... is all of fifteen, weighs 90 pounds and carries a backpack
full of books that weighs 20 pounds . Children, l...r back the way it should be which is, Wear the backpack
over both shoulders Carry only necessary text -books and note- books; do not over stuff the back...
Special Backpacks Provide Much Needed Relief for Cancer Patients
...ds his recuperation time away from the ward. His backpack
holds rehydration fluids, which feed straight into...o toxic and could damage my kidneys. "So I wear my backpack
during the day and when I sleep I put it on the bedside next to me. "In the circumstances, it is t...
Bungee Backpack Could Reduce Load on Shoulders
An American biologist has developed a backpack
that reduces the weight students and hikers carry....nd. The scientist got his idea for modifying the backpack
after watching Asian merchants carrying loads suspended from bamboo poles, which maintain the load a...
Lighten Up! Heavy Backpacks a Weighty Load for Children to Bear
While that new backpack
your son or daughter just got for the new school y...ey can’t take the day after day stress caused by a backpack
that is too heavy or worn improperly,” Kramer said. “Even if the backpacks are made lighter, if the ...
Easing Kids into the Basics of Back to School
...erican Occupational Therapy Association recommends backpack
with wide, padded shoulder straps and a padded bac...cent of a student’s total body weight. In addition backpack
straps must be worn over both shoulders. Current contact information must be provided. Updated he...
Helping a Family Going Through an Illness
...ists of what needs to be packed in a diaper bag or backpack
for use by others who wish to help. Knowing what illness means to children of various ages can help you be a better listener when a loved one expresses worries about her children. It can also help manage your own kids' reactions. Preschool thinki...
Improperly Placed And Heavy Backpacks Lead To Back Pain In School Children
... by researchers at University of California on the backpack
load of a number of middle school children in the .... Backpacks should be positioned high on the back, backpack
straps should be over both shoulders, weight in the backpacks should be minimized, and backpacks sho...
Backpacks cause more than just back injuries
...found to be the result of children tripping over a backpack
or being hit by one wielded by a companion. Resea...precautions alone could eliminate more than 40% of backpack
injuries presenting to the emergency department....