Adolescent Growing Pains May Linger a Lifetime

Adolescent Growing Pains May Linger a LifetimeScienceDaily (2014-07-28)—A Danish study has found that the growing pains experienced by many adolescents can become chronic and linger into adulthood. About one third of young people ages 12 to 19 experience knee pain and 7 percent live with front of the knee pain daily. Adolescent knee pain can take a lifetime toll on young people, who may refrain from sports and other activities and thus set up a pattern for life. The good news is that appropriate training can eliminate the knee pain in up to half of adolescents with growing pains. Read more


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