Growing pains in children: do they really exist?

Growing pains in children: do they really exist?

THE ESSENTIAL The term “growing pains” first appeared in 1823 in a book called “Diseases of Growth”. More than 80% of the cohorts did not mention the age of the child or adolescent when the “growing pains” presented themselves. When children have muscle or joint pain, it is often referred to as “growing pains”. This …

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