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Frequently Asked Questions


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My child is really tough on his schoolbags. He goes through t least 2 bags a year. Why will Totem bags last longer?

Answer

Totem bags are durable and can stand up to the normal wear and tear that kids dish out.



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Whats the difference between Totem schoolbags and other schoolbags?

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Totem schoolbags have gone through extensive research and are designed to carry weight in a medically correct way. Totem Orthopaedic schoolbags are endorsed by CASA – Chiropractors Association of South Africa.



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How long will my kid’s Totem bag last?

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Totem bags are quality tested and can be used for many years. From 3 – 6 years.



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What size schoolbag is best for my child ?

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Check out the link on the Totem web site :choose the right size bag



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Does Totem produce schoolbags that are suitable for teenagers.

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Yes ,we have a really stylish bags for teens. There is a variety of cool bags that are all great quality. Totem’s Ergonomic backpacks are perfect for teens,and uni students.



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Are the trolley bags the best choice of schoolbags for kids?

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Physiotherapists and Chiropractors both agree that the trolley bag is NOT the ideal way to carry heavy weight, due to the rotation of the spine. This results from extending the arm back and puling the trolley . holding the spine in a rotated position. This method can cause problems if used long term.



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Which stores carry Totem products in my area?

Answer

Please go to the "FIND A STORE" link on the website that indicates where to buy TOTEM. Search by area.



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Can we buy Totem bags direct?

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Totem has set up an on line retail store. Our full product range is available on line. Depending on your order value delivery charges may be extra.



Question

Most waterbottles leak. Will we have this problem with the Totem waterbottle?

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No. Totem has a leak-proof lid on the Coola waterbottle.



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