Carrying around heavy items may be easier with a shoulder bag, but that doesn’t mean this accessory will eliminate the risk of back pain.
This video provides several tips on avoiding back strain while using a shoulder bag. It is important to limit the weight of your bag so that it is no greater than two percent of your body weight. A good way to reduce the weight of your bag is to clean out any items that you do not need at the end of each day. Check out this full clip to learn more!
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