August 20, 2013
As the bustle of the back-to-school shopping season descends upon Issaquah School District families, it’s likely that a new backpack is at the top of the shopping list.
The backpack featuring a student’s favorite cartoon character will likely stand out, as will the one with that particularly hip design, but it’s not the color that matters so much as the function.
Studies show that overloaded or improperly worn backpacks can cause back, neck and shoulder pain that, if left untreated, could grow worse into adulthood.
August 6, 2012