Pains, growing means: Growing pains: Most often in the legs of growing children, mystifying and mysterious growing pains are likely to be a result overuse. These growing pains tend to be diffuse and not associated with any physical changes such as reddening or swelling. These pains can be easily managed with acetaminophen or massage. A physician should see the child if pain continues for more than a week, or if there are any physical changes.
(in Medical Dictionary)