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how to relieve growing pains in legs

How to relieve growing pains in legs?

Growing pains, or more appropriately called ‘leg aches’ are a relatively common problem in children. There are lots of causes of pain in the legs of children and a lot of them are not true growing pains, so it is important to get the...

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what are growing pains

What are growing pains?

Growing pains are a specific diagnosis of leg pain that typically occurs in children early in the evening after going to bed. ‘Leg aches’ is probably the preferred term to use for this now. If it does not meet the criteria, then it is...

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