Review - The AmeriBag Healthy Back Bag Tote Eliminates the Nagging Pain from Carrying a Purse


AmeriBagAnytime I leave the house for several hours, it always seems that I return with a pain in my back and/or shoulder.  I know that it's due to carrying my purse for an extended amount of time, but how can I get around that?  I mean a girl has to have her belongings, especially if a longer trip is in order.  For instance, if I'm going on a shopping trip, I typically carry my large billfold, lipstick, sunglasses, cell phone, car keys, hand sanitizer and Kindle.  If my husband and daughter are with me, the list of contents in my purse always seems to grow exponentially.

So what's a girl to do?  How can we carry the essentials we need each time we leave the house, yet keep the back, neck and shoulder pain at bay?  Thankfully, AmeriBag has the answer!  Keep reading to learn more!

I reviewed the Browning Billings Healthy Back Bag Tote from AmeriBag which retails for $120.00.

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The Healthy Back Bag tote from AmeriBag is a unique handbag designed with your comfort in mind.  Its ergonomic shape contours to the curves of your body, making it the most comfortable bag you'll ever carry. By hanging asymmetrically, weight is distributed along the entire length of your back instead of on one pressure point on your shoulder, reducing apparent stress of the neck, back and shoulders. Its trademarked shape and patented design have improved the comfort of millions of people worldwide while giving them a stylish alternative to large, bulky shoulder bags. 

The bag also redefines organization. Multiple interior and exterior pockets provide the perfect place for all your belongings. The signature easy-see lining helps you locate items quickly while features such as a handy key hook and non-slip adjustable shoulder strap add to its functionality, making it a natural choice for anyone on the go.

If you're like me, you might not recognize the Browning name, for it is associated with firearms and other hunting equipment.  My husband noticed the Browning logo right away because the Browning name and deer head logo are emblazoned at the top of the leather strap and on the outer pocket of the Browning Billings Healthy Back Bag tote.  I have to admit that I wasn't necessarily thrilled with the logo, but I was definitely thrilled with this handbag overall.

First, I must admit that I've never owned an AmeriBag tote before, so I wasn't prepared for the myriad of pockets both on the inside and outside of this bag, which happens to be kind of their signature.  I might not have expected all of these pockets, but I'm thoroughly hooked on them now.  I've never had such an organized or easy to maneuver through purse.  I can literally find anything I'm carrying quickly and easily.  I have an outer pocket for my sunglasses, and I use the outer flap pocket to house my cell phone.  Inside, I have a pocket for everything...even my gum, along with a super handy key fob for my car keys!

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Just look at the many features of the AmeriBag Browning Billings Healthy Back Bag Tote:

  • Adjustable, non-slip shoulder strap
  • Antique brass hardware
  • Double-zip side closure
  • Exterior dimensions: 10½'' L x 13'' H x 4'' W
  • Exterior flap pocket with magnetic snap closure
  • Exterior slip pocket
  • Exterior zip pocket
  • Interior key fob
  • Interior slip and zip pockets
  • Mini cheetah-print fabric lining
  • Pigment-dyed, wide-wale corduroy fabric exterior
  • Stitching and rivet details
  • Top grain leather trim

The corduroy exterior and overall fashion of this handbag really drew me in though.  I LOVE its styling along with its versatility.  In just the few weeks that I've been carrying this tote, I've noticed plenty of heads turning when I walk by.  The Browning Billings Healthy Back Bag has such a classic, yet unusual design, who couldn't help but give it a second look?

Of course, the best feature of this particular item from AmeriBag is the even distribution of weight across my entire back, instead of the typical concentration of weight on just one shoulder.  Now my back, neck and shoulder pain have virtually been eliminated and I feel like I could carry this bag forever.  The adjustable shoulder strap makes it so that you can get a perfect configuration and fit whether you'd like to carry it slung over one shoulder or strapped across your chest.

I can't say enough good things about the AmeriBag Browning Billings Healthy Back Bag tote and highly recommend it for all of your excursions this summer.  Finally, you can bring back your possessions and the memories, but leave that nagging pain behind!

Additional Items from AmeriBag:

4.5 Star Product Review
Disclosure:  I received the Browning Billings Healthy Back Bag Tote from AmeriBag in order to facilitate my review. No other compensation was received. This product review is based on my own personal experiences with this item and is completely honest and objective.
I'm a former 7th grade Science teacher turned stay-at-home mom that lives in Houston, Texas. I am married to my college sweetheart and have a beautiful daughter named Riley, who definitely keeps me on my toes! I am also involved in starting a small business which would both manufacture and sell an invention that I've patented, called Toothpaste 2 Go. I love interacting with my readers and hope to learn as much about you as you learn about me!

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6 Responses to The AmeriBag Healthy Back Bag Tote Eliminates the Nagging Neck, Shoulder and Back Pain from Carrying a Purse

    Cassie Says:


    This is such a cute purse!!!! I had to have major back surgery a couple of years ago (at the age of 32) and I always have back and shoulder pain. This looks like a good alternative. Thanks for sharing. Do you know if they ever get any cheaper than $114? Thanks!

      Melissa Says:


      Hi Cassie,

      I’m so glad you like this purse too and I would definitely think it would be a great alternative to help with your back. I looked around on the internet for a bit and was able to find it here for just $96.00 with free shipping:

      Have a wonderful weekend!

    maria Says:


    as a customer of ameribag for years, I can applicate the review. these bags are amazing! and their customer service equals the quality. I just purchased the browning bag and Oman on using it this fall. in the summer months I use one that is made from distressed nylon. there are many styles, colors, fabrics and prices. buy any of them and you won’t be disappointed.

      Melissa Says:


      Thanks so much for the info Maria! Sounds like AmeriBag is doing something right, for they have a ton of satisfied and repeat customers…have a great day! :)

    Janet Says:


    I bought the black microfiber bag ! Thanks!!

    Michele Says:


    Hello Melissa!
    I found this awesome review from a few years back and couldn’t help myself. I want to thank you for such a positive and informative review, it was hopefully a hit in 2012.
    I just wanted to comment both to you and the other previous comments that the bag shown on the mannequin is backwards! It may seem confusing but in order to relieve stress from the neck, shoulders and back, and ultimately work as the ergonomic design was intended, it should be worn across the body with the strap in the front and the bag diagonal on the back with the main double zipper facing the spine. If I confused you, take a peek at the website for pictures or diagrams.
    I hope this helps and you still love your bag. I just want to be sure you are wearing it as comfortably as was intended. :)
    Thank you again!!

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