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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Do you mean back pain or just back cracking? Pain has many causes and the back needs to be evaluated. Cracking means nothing.
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are multiple potential causes. Early arthritic changes in the facet joints is among the more common causes. Don't hesitate to be seen if you a ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain & stiffness : In the shoulder joint, certain movement bother more than other, like scratching your back, reaching above your head all symptoms increase with activit ... Read More
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Dr. Vivek Agrawal
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
New Information: Although many physicians and patients are under the impression that a bone spur is grinding or tearing the rotator cuff, our current knowledge confirm ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Goodyear
46 years experience General Practice
Shoulder: The sensation of grinding within a joint usually signifies some structural problem within that joint arthritis, tendonitis, bone spurs ; loose boney f ... Read More
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Dr. Keshab Paudel
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Please see below: This sounds like possible osteoarthritis but if you don't get pain symptoms it could be a normal variant as well. If you continue to have these sympto ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Several reasons: You should visit your doctor. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination, possibly run some tests and find out what's going on.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
45 years experience Dentistry
Dentist: Should see a dentist and possibly get to source of the grinding or have a custom mouthpiece constructed. If the teeth are worn down, this will change ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
Depends: How well does the guard fit? Why are you doing it? The guard must fit well. But: problems: peroxyl is no longer in gel form only liquid, so it ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
18 years experience Sleep Medicine
Growth: Jaw develops for years sometimes after you have finished growing. Grinding can affect your TMJ joint making this worse.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Need all your teeth?: Can we still walk without some toes? Can we still lead a productive life without all our fingers? Yes but why not keep your entire body healthy and w ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Please clarify: You did not include anything on which to give you an answer. The word "terrible' is not in any way descriptive nor are you including any symptoms on w ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
The neck/cervical: spine joints, like all joints, are bathed in an oily-like substance called synovial fluid which facilitates smooth movement. Theories about crepitus ( ... Read More
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