Are kids' backpacks too heavy?

Now that kids are back into the swing of things at school one major concern is how heavy backpacks are for students. 

Dr. J.P. Rodriguez is an orthopedic surgeon with Texas Orthopedics. He stopped by to show the proper way to carry a backpack. As a rule of thumb Dr. Rodriguez says a backpack should weigh about 10 to 20 percent of a child's weight. 

 

 

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