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'growing' pains

; limb pains childhood limb muscle pains in the absence of any other organic disease; most common among 9-12-year-old girls; limb pain (worse at end of the day) may relate to rapid growth spurt; treated by rest ± orthoses to correct limb pathomechanics
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Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A study has found that a simple technique known as mirror therapy can effectively prevent phantom limb pains in patients undergoing amputation of an arm or leg.
Phantom limb pains are a common and difficult problem after amputations-even though the injured limb is removed, the pain continues.
None of the four soldiers had major problems with phantom pain after amputation, and any episodes of phantom limb pain were brief and mild.
Removing the source of the pain may not let the brain forget this memory, but by controlling, seeing, and reacting to a healthy limb, the brain can be tricked into believing the limb has healed, reducing the risk of phantom limb pain when the injured limb is eventually amputated," he said.
However if you have swine flu your symptoms will include one or more of the following as well: A high temperature, a cough, a headache, a runny nose, aching joint and limb pains, diarrhoea or a sore throat.
What makes misdiagnoses so probable is that this vitamin deficiency masquerades itself in so many symptoms: tremors, depression, terrible limb pains, chronic fatigue.
Symptoms include excessive tiredness, headaches, limb pains, disturbed sleep, poor concentration, mood changes and suicidal thoughts.
The most common childhood miseries - apart from injuries - are headache, tummy ache, the needle pokes of immunization, and those phantom limb pains known as ``growing pains.
Symptoms of swine flu include a high temperature, cough, headache, runny noses, joint and limb pains, diarrhoea and sore throat and health chiefs are urging parents to be vigilant in making sure any children suffering with these stay at home and do not go back to the school in a battle to control the outbreak.
I would ask people to be vigilant to the signs of flu which include high temperature, cough, headache, runny noses, joint or limb pains, diarrhoea or sore throat.