The number of children reporting back pain and back injuries has increased dramatically in recent years. Heavy kids’ school backpacks and how they are used are the likely culprits in many of these cases.
While backpacks certainly are a helpful tool for managing school books and other supplies, and allow children to carry more than they could in their arms, the problem is that kids are carrying far more than what their bodies can handle.
A sprained or broken ankle is something that we rarely think about, but there are few things in life more painful and downright inconvenient than a bad ankle injury. Yes, you can get one skydiving or crashing a motorcycles, but they can also occur when stepping off a curb or simply walking on uneven terrain.
The demands on women today are higher than ever, with many balancing traditional roles of wife, homemaker and mother, with busy stressful careers and personal interests or hobbies. The result is that many women lead lives that are rewarding – but physically demanding and highly stressful.