Dr. Nelles Shares Tips on Backpack Safety with Reader’s Digest

Rd LogoDr. David Nelles, an orthopedic spine surgeon, recently shared valuable tips with Reader’s Digest on how to ensure proper backpack fit to prevent back and neck injuries. Dr. Nelles described the best way to wear a backpack, as well as information on how injuries can happen.

“It is not only important to pick a proper backpack – you must also wear it correctly to get the full benefits,” explained Dr. Nelles. This includes tightening the straps to make sure the backpack isn’t sagging and pulling on those sensitive back muscles.

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