Health Tip: Worried About a Child's Back Pain?
Signs the child should see a doctor
(HealthDay News) -- Back pain in children can be a warning sign of a more serious medical condition.
The American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons mentions these serious warning signs of back pain in children:
Losing weight or having a fever.
Feeling weak or numb.
Having difficulty walking.
Feeling pain extending down both legs.
Having trouble with the bowels or bladder.
Having pain that interrupts sleep.