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Growing Pains: When should I be worried?

Cook Children's My Kid Minute - Growing Pains

It’s midnight. You wake up with a tear-streaked face staring at you.

“Mom, my legs hurt.”

It wouldn’t be so concerning except that it’s happening four nights a week, for months. Right?

So, what do you do?

Watch The Doc Smitty in Cook Children's latest My Kid Minute video on growing pains:

About the author

Justin Smith, M.D., is a Cook Children's pediatrician in Lewisville. View more from The Doc Smitty at his Facebook page.He attended University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School and did his pediatric training at Baylor College of Medicine. He joins Cook Children's after practicing in his hometown of Abilene for four years. He has a particular interest in development, behavior and care for children struggling with obesity. In his spare time, he enjoys playing with his three young children, exercising, reading and writing about parenting and pediatric health issues.


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