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Preventing Back & Neck Pain From Heavy Backpacks

Now that school is in full swing, kids are coming home with heavier backpacks. A local doctor explains how heavy backpacks could affects kids and what parents can do to lighten the load.

Posted: Sep 24, 2018 9:03 AM

MEDFORD, Ore.-- Now that school is in full swing, kids are coming home with heavier backpacks. 

Dr. Andy Kranenburg, medical director of the Providence Spine Institute, explains how heavy backpacks could affects kids and what parents can do to lighten the load.

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