Posture comparison with BackTpack vs standard backpack with the same load

WOU Dance Professor Endorses BackTpack for Dancers Posture and Own Children’s Safety

School children heading to school with comfort and safety using BackTpack
Dancers are notorious for carrying around bulky dance bags slung over one shoulder causing them to lean to one side. Students often load up their traditional backpacks to such an extent that they must lean forward in order to counterbalance the heavy load of books on their backs. Both of these situations cause poor alignment

Sharon Oberst, Professor of Dance

Prevents Usual Back and Shoulder Problems

I bought the BackTpack several years ago and have used it as a work bag, travel bag, and bike bag. It works. It’s lightweight yet really durable. Over a period of years the only significant issue was a chest clip that needed replacing and the company sent me one as soon as I told them

Tom K.
October 2015

BackTpack Mini Into Kindergarten

I got a BackTpack for my daughter when she was in preschool and she is now wearing it in kindergarten. It works so well that I am getting another one for my son, now that he is in preschool!

Heather B.
November 2019

No Longer Strain on Neck When Walking or Using Public Transportation

With my traditional backpack, I was experiencing back pain and headaches caused by neck strain as the heavy loads would pull on my neck and shoulder muscles. As I need to carry a variety of items such as tools, books and electronics for work and study, I was looking for an ergonomic alternative. With the

Sharon W.
April 2018

BackTpack Helpful for Those With Assistance Dogs

Ed wearing BackTpack with Alepo his service dog
Both Alepo and I attended the 2018 California Council of the Blind conference and convention held on March 21st-26th, 2018 in Sacramento, California where I met Marilyn M von Foerster, PT who was promoting her BackTpack, which is actually “side-packs” that make carrying anything much easier for individuals, such as me. This was especially helpful

Ed C.
March 2018

WOU dance professor endorses BackTpack

Dancers are notorious for carrying around bulky dance bags slung over one shoulder causing them to lean to one side. Students often load up their traditional backpacks to such an extent that they must lean forward in order to counterbalance the heavy load of books on their backs. Both of these situations cause poor alignment

Professor Sharon Oberst
April 2020

Brothers having Healthy Backs with BackTpack

Two teenage boys enjoying their BackTpacks

It’s comforting to know I am not damaging my back. I love how I can sit with the pack on while I’m on my way to school.   I love how the pack feels on. My old backpack hurt my back. I also like the pockets and all the different colors are fun!  

Drew B. and Corey B.
January 2023

Back Pain Relief After Multiple Car Accidents… Recommendation to PT and Chiropractors

I was rear ended right before finals week one term and was forced to use a small rolling luggage carrier for nearly two weeks as I couldn’t carry my books on my back with a regular backpack due to whiplash in my lumbar and cervical spine. Apart from the excruciating pain that caused for the

Dallas
April 2020

Organized and Less Back Pain

“BackTpack is very helpful because it distributes the weight evenly on both sides and helps with my back pain. I also like being able to keep my things organized. I would give it an A+.”

Johnathan M.
May 2018

BackTpack for Bulged Disks, Arthritis, and Fibromyalgia

I have used a BackTpack everyday for several years now. It’s worn out now and I’ve just ordered a new one. I had two bulged disks and arthritis in my spine AND fibromyalgia (and serious hand issues so I can’t use a rolling backpack); the BackTpack has been a big factor in allowing me the

A.M.
April 2020