The benefits of having everything you might need during your day within reach are obvious. Less obvious are the dangers of lugging around giant sacks of personal items. Large bags are now a major culprit in causing discomfort and potentially long-term pain in your back or neck.

In a recent CTV news interview, physiotherapist Angela Growse highlights that “a common purse load can weigh about 16 pounds — roughly the equivalent weight of two average-sized newborns.”

Are there any good alternatives to the big bag blues? Could a PILLO1 cervical pillow help?

4 easy tips:

1. Use a bag with a wide, padded strap or a bag that hugs close to your body.

2. Transfer the weight often, switching shoulders whenever possible.

3. Clean and organize your purse regularly. You probably don’t need two water bottles, a book, 3 magazines, all of your makeup, dead batteries, 5 pens  AND an assortment of mystery items you didn’t realize were in there.

4. After finishing your busy day, you need a good night’s sleep. If you have neck and back pain, try using PILLO1 cervical pillow.  It places your body in perfect alignment giving you an extended period of back, neck and shoulder pain relief, release, and relaxation.

About PILLO1:

Made in America, PILLO1 is a premium, hand-crafted cervical pillow designed to give you a full night’s rest and support perfect spinal alignment. Created for both back and side sleepers, PILLO1 is the most eco-friendly cervical pillow on the market made of non-toxic hypoallergenic latex foam.

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