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Back to School: Protecting Your Child’s Back

It’s back to school time again, and each year many children get a new backpack to carry supplies, books, and homework. These carry-all backpacks often reflect the personality of the child, with many adorned with super heroes, princesses and more than a few Angry Birds. While this efficient carrying case has been around for many […]

Backpack Safety for your Children

Is your child complaining of back pain? If your son or daughter is carrying too many books, supplies and other things around all day in a backpack, that could be the source of the problem. The reason is simple: heavy backpacks, especially if they are carried improperly, can do damage on everything from lower back, […]

David Hanna…Getting back to life!

David Hanna used to spend countless hours on the road, but now the retired 79-year-old truck driver was unable to drive or ride as a passenger for even the shortest distances due to almost unbearable back and leg pain. A former, longtime resident of Dalhart, a small town in the Texas Panhandle north of Amarillo, […]

Let’s go backpacking (and remember to protect our backs)

As the weather cools off heading into the fall, maybe you’re thinking about a backpack trip you didn’t want to do during the hotter summer months. We thought it would be a good time to remind everyone of a few tips to help you protect your back and avoid back pain while enjoying this wonderful […]

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