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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Guyer
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Facet joint popping: More than likely this is caused by popping of the little connecting joints of the vertebra called facets joints. It usually is no significance unless ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
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No way 2 tell: U need 2 speak with ur surgeon directly about this.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Nothing: Popping sounds on movement of joints are harmless. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk p ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
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Interesting symptom: The most likely cause for this is some type of movement of your lower facet joints against each other. Does it happen primarily when you are active? ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
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May or may not be: However, the differences between degenerative disc disease and degenerative joint disease (DJD) in the back and it is important to understand the diff ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
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Many people have--: --backs that pop just as some others have joints that pop. It does not mean there's any disease process. I would not worry about it unless it is due 2 ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ben Pradhan
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X-rays: A good way to make sure the discs are stable would be to get some x-rays taken, including flexion-extension views, of the cervical spine.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Yes: If the numbness is new to you i would be concern.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Most likely muscular: In origin but can also be related to small joints of the spine known as facet joints that are found 2 per each level of the spine and can cause poppin ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vernon Barton
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Not likely: Traction in the vertical direction along the planes of the spinal column will usually help with a bulging/degenerative disc problem. There may be tra ... Read More
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