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Back Pain Caused By Heavy Bags

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Fri, Jul 27, 2012 @ 02:29 PM

backpacks back painCarrying a bag with detectable weight - more than 10 percent of your body weight - can cause a person improper balance. When you put your bag over one shoulder, it interferes with the natural movement of the upper and lower body. Select a briefcase with an adjustable strap. Switch sides frequently to avoid placing the burden on one side Take the time to empty unnecessary items out of your bag.

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