When young bodies are growing and changing so quickly, growing pains can be expected. Children between the ages of 3 to 12 can experience them and even though they can be quite painful at the time, they don't actually cause any damage. Cramps and aches can usually be eased with gentle massage, stretching and heat pads.
However, pain in your child's joints can be a symptom of hypermobility syndrome. This occurs when the ligaments that hold a joint together are too loose.Read More