Posture comparison with BackTpack vs standard backpack with the same load

BackTpack Good for Back and Shoulders

Hiker wearing BackTpack4 enjoying the from the top of a Mountain

I have used traditional backpacks my whole life. As a 24 year old, I started to become more aware of the need to protect my body from the negative effects associated with bad posture brought on from backpacks which hurt my shoulders and cause my back to hurt. After much research, I found the BackTpack,

Fernando O.
March 2017

Pain Reduced in TMJ, Neck and Shoulders

I completed my Animal Biology Degree at the University of Guelph. Normal backpacks put a lot of strain on my shoulders, neck and back which in turn inflamed my TMJ or temporal-mandibular joint disorder. I found the BTP4 helped fix my posture and reduce the strain on my neck and shoulders, which reduced the inflammation

Michelle, Ontario CA
September 2019

A Help for Scoliosis

Ball State Theatre and Dance students in the hall all wearing BackTpack

I suffer from mild scoliosis, and years of wearing conventional backpacks and shoulder/tote bags continued to move my body in this ill direction. The BackTpack is groundbreaking because it doesn’t cause alignment problems to worsen like an average bag would. It frees your shoulders, neck, and spine in a way no other bag can!

College Student
September 2013

Hiking with BackTpack. Less Sweaty, Less Pain, Easy Access

Hiker using his BackTpack

Our hike for the day was 19 miles and I was very pleased that I chose this pack over the traditional backpack/day-pack. I was able to carry my trail-food, water bottles, water filter, first aid kit, camcorder, and still have room for my clothing layers as I donned or doffed them. I had inner enclosed

Arthur Baudendistel, PT, OCS, COMT, Folsom, California,
October 2021

Recommend BackTpack to Patients

First off, BackTpack’s amazing bag design saved my back and shoulders through medical school! I recommend them to my patients who have heavy things to carry on a daily basis. They work great when bicycling and hiking, and when you hang it on the back of a chair – your books, pens, snacks and water

Electro A.
February 2017

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

Improved My Life in So Many Ways

I love my BackTpack! It has improved my life in so many ways. You don’t realize just how much of a difference it makes until you transfer the items from your traditional backpack into the BackTpack. It’s equivalent in weight and yet it it feels so much lighter! There are times I hardly even notice

Jaxan K., Canada
March 2018

BackTpack Important for Schoolchildren Worldwide

schoolchildren wearing BackTpack walking to school

We received the bags, it for my children (9 and 11 years old) and they love it as it really help eliminated the burden of carrying heavy school books. The same weight of books they were carrying in their normal backpack, they feel much lighter in this backtpack. I have been looking for a proper

A., Jordan
November 2018

Pain Down in One Day

After wearing/using my BackTPack for one day, I have noticed a significant reduction in pain associated with carrying a handbag/purse and materials for work. Previously, I used/would carry a purse and backpack. Quality material and assembly….worth the price!

Queen L.
October 2015

PT Ergonomist Enthusiastic about BackTpack

As a physical therapist with a specialty in ergonomics, I was quite excited to read about the BackTpack and all of the thought and effort that went in to designing such a ‘body-friendly’ product. It did not disappoint. Extremely well made, highly adjustable and so many compartments I need to come up with a system

Pam H.
August 2017

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