The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that 7277 emergency room visits are directly related to injuries suffered from book bags and backpacks. The CPSC also reports that these type of injuries are up 330% since 1996. This is the beginning of an epidemic that can cause serious damage to a child’s spine and nervous system which can affect their health for a lifetime.
Contact our office to have your child’s backpack evaluated with your child to make sure he or she will not become one of the statistics as noted above. You can schedule this assessment with us at any time we have office hours. It only takes 10 minutes to complete.