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growing pains do exist..12yo with pains in both ankles

(3 Posts)
milou2 Mon 01-Oct-07 20:22:07

he's sitting on the sofa with a hot water bottle at this very moment. I'm just mentioning it so anyone who doubts the existence of growing pains can stop doubting!

Tiggerish Mon 01-Oct-07 20:30:52

sad for your ds. Hope he's ok.

I had dreadful pains in my legs at about the same age and the dr said they were growing pains. Turns out they were caused by my leg bones twisting as they grew. I've now got knees that face in very strange directions!

So if it continues for a while please get him checked out smile

massivebigpantsface Mon 01-Oct-07 20:33:48

i remember them well sad i always had them in my knees and shins. not much you can do except painkillers....
hope he feels better soon!

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