AOTA Offers Tips To Protect Against Low Back Pain Resulting From Heavy Or Incorrectly Worn Backpacks

SARFACULTYRehab Management
Karen Jacobs, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

n response to the approaching school year and September 19 National School Backpack Awareness Day, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) has released key recommendations to protect against the potentially long-lasting low back pain that can develop as a result of incorrectly wearing backpacks or carrying heavy backpacks…

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