A 27-year-old member asked:
everytime i straighten my leg my knee cracks and pops.. no pain.. i hurt my knee when i was 12 jumping off my house. never got it looked at.?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Bac Nguyen answered
22 years experience Family Medicine
Should be OK: We used think that knuckle-cracking is bad and one may develop arthritis..There is no such evidence. As long as you are not having pain or instability in your knee, popping/crackling by itself is likely harmless.....
Answered on Apr 18, 2019
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