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WOU Dance Professor Endorses BackTpack for Dancers Posture and Own Children’s Safety
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… of the spine and can lead to chronic neck and back pain. The design of the BackTpack is the ideal solution to both of these problems because it allows the wearer to balance the load evenly between both sides of the body, which promotes proper vertical alignment of the spine.EnE On a personal note, my children ride their bikes to school and they have found that it is more difficult to balance with traditional backpacks, which place the load high upon the back. They prefer their BackTpacks because the load has a lower center of gravity and is balanced from side to side making bike riding much safer and more stable. What parent wouldn’t want that? Read more “WOU Dance Professor Endorses BackTpack for Dancers Posture and Own Children’s Safety”
European Traveler Loves BackTpack’s “Comfort and Luxury”
We are back from Copenhagen where we spent Christmas and New Years. I used this pack daily for 10 days and carried each day a large bottle of water in each side plus what ever else I needed for the day. I didn’t take off the pack at all for at least 8 hours each… day. You can see that I was bundled up with 5 layers of clothing because the temp was about 25F with the wind chill running about 17F. I could sit easily without removing the pack. I was amazed at the ease of carrying a moderate “load” one would expect to have on vacation. I can assure you that you will never have a customer any happier with your product than I am. It was wonderful not to have to take a day pack off every time I sat down. We rode city busses, subways and commuter trains hundreds of times and it was great to have the comfort and luxury of leaving the BackTpack on. Thanks again for a great product. Bravo BackTpack. Read more “European Traveler Loves BackTpack’s “Comfort and Luxury””
Hiking with BackTpack. Less Sweaty, Less Pain, Easy Access
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… pockets to keep my keys and ID in a safe place. The saddle bags were sinched nicely against my body so there wasn’t any undesirable loose swaying of the packs and to my surprise the packs did not interfere with my normal arm swing. I was able to retrieve my own water bottles to hydrate while I continued to walk. I avoided having thoracic burning pain that I would normally get from hunching over when wearing a traditional backpack. I also was a lot less sweaty in my upper back by having that area “exposed” instead of being under a backpack. I felt the BackTpack was far superior to the traditional day-pack and I plan to wear it on my next two summer day hikes this season. Read more “Hiking with BackTpack. Less Sweaty, Less Pain, Easy Access”
Back Pain Relief for HS Student
When I used the conventional backpack, I experienced back pain frequently, and was always overloading my backpack with books and binders. Within the first three days of using the BackTpack, my back pain was almost entirely gone, and has since completely disappeared. I can also carry the same amount, without walking around hunched over. I… would recommend the BackTpack to everyone, especially to those experiencing any sort of back pain. Read more “Back Pain Relief for HS Student”
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… first several days, it would have really interfered with my healing. Before the next term started, I ordered a BackTpack to be my new solution. In the first three weeks of the term, I had no significant pain that I could link directly to carrying my thirty pounds of books. Then I was rear ended again (I know…). After the second accident, wearing a traditional backpack is simply out of the question. With BackTpack, even after the second accident I’ve had none of the back pain I had come to expect from having thirty+ pounds of books on my back. I’ve even recommended BackTpack to my chiropractor–honestly, these packs should be in every physical therapy or chiropractic clinic in the world so that patients like me can learn about them and acquire them easily. Read more “Back Pain Relief After Multiple Car Accidents… Recommendation to PT and Chiropractors”
Durable Bag for Medical Examiner
These bags are almost indestructible, and wash well. They are rather like Birkenstock® shoes; you need to be sure you like the color when you buy them, since they take years to wear out. The current bag has survived a few purses and is in better shape still than all the purses I have junked.… I use it nearly everyday. I have used one bag for Medical Examiner work for several years, and one bag for everyday use. Read more “Durable Bag for Medical Examiner”
Back Pain Relief for Physician/Mother using BackTpack
After two poor-outcome lumbar back surgeries in four years, I found out on my own how difficult it is to carry possessions in a traditional backpack, purse, briefcase or bag. The BackTpack is just great! I can wear it in the car, keep it on when I sit, load and unload when it’s on, and… even carry my laptop without low back pain. I haven’t had any problems with thoracic or cervical strain, and no difficulty changing positions while wearing it. I have already been talking to patients and friends about the BackTpack, because my personal experience with it has been so positive. I hope to get my four children out of their unwieldy backpacks soon, and have encouraged them to try the BackTpack Read more “Back Pain Relief for Physician/Mother using BackTpack”
Pain Relief in Back, Neck and Shoulders for Guide Dog Handler
I got your product from someone who had bought a number to resell. I’ve had it since mid June and have to say that it’s an incredible product! I have arthritis and deteriorative disk disease in my neck and upper spine, C6 through T4. This came about as a result of carrying heavy computer bags… and other equipment improperly. This pack allows me to carry all of my stuff easily and end the day with little to no pain at all. Any pain is a result of other activities. I’ve taken the pack to trade shows where I am carrying equipment, at times heavy equipment, in it and have had no issues with my neck and upper spine as a result. I love the many compartments too! I’ve received zillions of comments when I fly about this pack from flight crews. Now I know where to tell them to get it! I also work with a guide dog, this means that not every pack is going to work because in my left hand, I hold the harness handle. I’m sure you have heard from many guide dog handlers about the problems we have with our necks, shoulders and so forth, and finding a proper bag that looks good and works well is hard. Well, I know I’ve found my carrying system in your product! Thanks for doing such a great job with it. Read more “Pain Relief in Back, Neck and Shoulders for Guide Dog Handler”
BackTpack Improves Balance on Uneven and Icy Surfaces
I received my BackTpack by mail yesterday. I loaded it with library books this morning and took off over very uneven, icy trails across about 10 blocks of parkland to my local library. Balance is superb. It is great to be able to load and unload without removing the harness and bags. It will be… amazing at the farmer’s market. This is, perhaps, the best idea in packs in many decades. Great idea, well executed. My grandchildren will be getting BackTpacks for school use, as they need them, over the next few years. Read more “BackTpack Improves Balance on Uneven and Icy Surfaces”
Mom with BackTpack and No Pain Hiking
Here is (a photo of) my mom wearing the BackTpack at Machu Picchu in Peru. She said it was so easy for her to carry while hiking and eliminated any back pains. She was hiking in comfort while my poor father used a regular pack and was pretty sore afterwards.