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Take the back pain out of backpacks

Medical X-Press – Staff Writer

Backpacks can mean backaches for schoolchildren, but an orthopedic surgeon has advice for parents and kids about how to keep soreness at bay. “Parents should inspect their child’s backpack from time to time,” said Dr. Joshua Hyman of New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital in New York City. Kids “often carry much more than they should, with extra shoes, toys, electronic devices and other unnecessary items,” he explained in a hospital news release.”(more)

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