The biggest issue with carrying a lot of stuff is that all that stuff will hurt your back. Aside from a roller bag, Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Associate Professor at the University of California, San Diego Dr. Douglas Chang told us to use a padded backpack.
2. Pick a bag made out of a lighter fabric.
Nylon, canvas, and straw are all much lighter weight than leather. So even if you are still trucking a lot along, you won
3. Find one with thick straps.
Part of the reason a heavy bag hurts so much is because the straps are too thin and dig into your shoulders. Find nice sturdy straps that stay steady on your shoulder.
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If you're anything like us, you schlep stuff. A lot of stuff. So to ease the pain of carrying a serious amount of things to and from the office, here are a few tips for finding the perfect work bag that won't break your back-or the bank.