(HealthDay News) -- Children, like adults, may occasionally complain of a sore back.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons explains these possible causes:
- A strained muscle or joint.
- A condition called rounded back caused by wedged vertebrae.
- A stress fracture affecting the spine.
- A slipped vertebrae.
- An infection in the space between the vertebrae.
- Rarely, a tumor of the spine.
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