Creating A Healthy Back 2 School Virtual Workstation

It’s that time of year again for kids to go back to school!

 

Since this year looks a lot different from previous years with more kids being homeschooled or learning virtually due to COVID-19, the school supply shopping list is also expected to be a bit different.

 

Pencils

Pens

Paper

Laptop

Mouse

Blue light-filtering eye glasses

Sit-to-Stand Desk

 

In this brief video, I share more insight into how to create a virtual workstation that allows your student to sit, stand, fidget, and learn in a small space at an affordable price.

 

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If you would like to learn more about how to reduce stress and strain on the body during a work day or school day OR if you or your son/daughter are currently experiencing stress and strain across the neck, shoulders, and back, please do not hesitate to reach out for a FREE Movement Screen. Contact Dr. Jeanette at [email protected] or...

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Protecting Kids’ Spines With Backpack Safety

I know this year looks a little different with kids returning to school. Some kids are physically going to school in-person, some are staying home to learn virtually, and some have a hybrid approach with a mixture of both in-person and virtual experiences.

 

If your child is physically going back to school, they will probably be wearing a backpack. Although a backpack is a necessity for carrying books, papers, school supplies, and even a laptop, it can also be one of the most common causes of spine or back problems for a child. 

 

Have you seen a teenager exiting the school building leaning forward under the weight of a backpack while also carrying their sports bag and musical instrument?

 

They look like they are coming from a weekend camping excursion instead of a 7-8 hour school day!

 

Have you seen a 1st grader wearing a cute glittery backpack or a mighty superhero backpack that looks bigger than the child wearing it?

 

They look like they are...

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