-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- If a child has back pain, it is more likely
than in adults to signal an underlying health problem, the American
Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says.
The academy adds that back pain in children should be evaluated
by a physician, especially if the child also is:
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