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Are kid's schoolbags breaking their backs?

Schoolbags can be a pain in the back - literally.   But are heavy loads actually doing damage...

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08.54 22 Aug 2019


Are kid's schoolbags breaking their backs?


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08.54 22 Aug 2019


Schoolbags can be a pain in the back - literally.  

But are heavy loads actually doing damage to our growing child’s health? 

Kieran O’Sullivan, Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy at the University of Limerick joins Newstalk Brekfast to talk facts, scaremongering and the adolescent spine. 


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