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Backpack Health Info from Bone and Joint Wellness August 18, 2008

Filed under: THE BONE AND JOINT — themediapush @ 4:37 pm
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Dr. Shaun Hudson of Bone and Joint Wellness Center in Scottsdale was on Sonoran Living (ABC 15) today and demonstrated the proper use and fit for kid’s backpacks.

Although back pain is relatively common among American adults, children are beginning exhibit symptoms such as back and neck pain much earlier in life than previous generations. The use of overweight and improperly fitted backpacks appears to be a contributing factor.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that backpack-related injuries were responsible for more than 7,000 emergency room visits in 2001 alone.

Feel free to contact their office with any concerns you may have regarding your child’s spinal health,
especially if your child has a history of scoliosis. The Bone and Joint Wellness office is equipped with the latest diagnostic technology; allowing us to determine the status of your child’s condition.

For more information and the multitude of services we provide, visit
www.boneandjointwellness.com or call Dr. Shaun Hudson or Dr. Michael Staub at (480)990-2663.
Back to school special…Call and schedule your child’s free backpack fitting.

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