Pain often comes as you grow up. Growing pains common in children between the ages of 2 and 12 are characterized by repeated leg pain. The painful area is swollen or pressed red, so there are no symptoms of pain, and normal movement is possible even if there is pain.
Pain is usually aggravated before going to bed, when tired, and after excessive activity. It usually gets better naturally in a year or two. Parents are anxious to see a child suffering from growing pains. Growing pains don’t have a big problem when you move. I have a characteristic that I get sick when I take a rest. Most of the pain is in the knees and calves, and pain also appears in the ankles, pelvis and shoulders.
It was 200 years ago that growing pains were first reported to academia. The exact cause is still unclear. In general, bones and nerves grow rapidly, but muscle growth is known to be relatively slow.
The growing pains period does not coincide with the rapid growth period, and the growing 강남피쉬안마 pains and the growth areas do not coincide. Growth is not considered to be the only disease of growing pains because growing pains do not affect growth.
Anatomical abnormalities, psychological factors, fatigue, low pain threshold, reduced bone density, and lack of vitamin D are also related. There is no cure that shows a special effect as the cause is unclear. Muscle stretching, massage, psychotherapy, local heat packs, moderate rest, and foods or supplements rich in calcium or vitamin D can help alleviate symptoms. If the pain is severe, you may need to take painkillers.
Lee Sun-haeng, a professor of oriental medicine and pediatrics at Kyung Hee Oriental Medicine Hospital, said, “In oriental medicine, we treat chills and paralysis caused by convulsions and pain in muscles and bones, and growing pains, which means to feel heavy and attached,” adding, “Since the basic pathology of meridiosis causes pain due to obstruction of blood circulation, it will be treated in a way to communicate with meridians, an important response route of the skin and muscles that can circulate it.”.
Professor Lee advised, “What parents should be careful about is to distinguish cases that are not growing pains so that their children can receive proper treatment.”.
He added, “In addition to the massage around the knee, it is helpful for children with growth pain to frequently rub the poisonous blood (四瀆穴), which facilitates the blood flow of the meridian,” and added, “The poisonous blood is located in the middle of the outer side of the lower arm and is known to be empirically effective in growing pains.”.