What happens when the child gets older?

Growing pains are not associated with any serious organic disease and usually resolve by late childhood.

Last reviewed by a Cleveland Clinic medical professional on 01/18/2019.


  • Nemours Foundation. KidsHealth. Parents: General Health: Aches, Pains & Injuries: Growing Pains kidshealth.org. Accessed 2/15/2018
  • American Academy of Pediatricians. Healthy Children: Health Issues: Growing Pains are Normal Most of the Time. www.healthychildren.org. Accessed 2/15/2018.

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