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My Knees Keep Cracking What Can I Do To Make The Sound Go Away
My knee makes a cracking sound when I fully extend it. No pain associated. I read about somethim called crepitus. Is that it? Will the sound go away?
Let me help: You surface of the or the surface of the thigh bone is rough due to some kind injury, which made rough instead being smooth, this why the noise coming from. ...Read more
Chondromalacia: Chondromalacia is softening of the cartilage and can cause some noise while going up and down stairs. It is not arthritis but is the earliest form of cartilage degeneration. If you also have pain, ice the front of your knee and stretch your hamstrings. If you do not have pain, don't worry much about it, it just happens. ...Read more
Had taken x-ray back then on my knees but seems like there's no tear. When I move my knees there is cracking sound. What should I do?
When I bend there's cracking sound on my knee. I had dance today and I cannot really twist my knees when I move right or left. Any advise?
When I bend my knee it makes a cracking sound it doesn't hurt butt it is bad'? When I bend my knee it makes a cracking sound it doesn't hurt butt
My knee makes a cracking sound when I come up from a squat, should I be concerned? It only causes pain somtimes
I have loud cracking sound in my knee for long time like 6-7 months. But today I felt so much pain for the first time : (?
Meniscal tear could do this or chondromalacia of the patella
these can get acutely worse if something that was just cracking &popping before now gets tweeked out of place further now causing more sig pain
probably need to go see an orthopedist. ...Read more
When I extent my right knee and the bend it, both ways it makes a snapping/cracking sound. Is that normal?
May be not: Go for a m r I of this right knee for evaluation. ...Read more
A sound comes from my knees like a cracking of muscles when I sit to pick something but there's no pain. Why is that and should I be worried?
Crepitus: Common, usually harmless if no pain. Read: http://www. Arthritis-health. Com/joint/knee/crepitus-knee ...Read more
Patellofemoral pain: Unless you had mechanical injury it is likely patellofemoral pain. See pcp get X-ray to make sure and physical exam. This should resolve with physical therapy ...Read more
My knee gave out in my kitchen and I fell forward onto my knees and feet and heard a cracking sound. Should I be worried?
Yes: You need to see a doctor for exam and possible x-rays. ...Read more
Cracking sound comes from both knees when I unfold them, because of this I can't run, I think it is a problem of the cartilage, how can this be cured?
Exercise +/- meds: If you have pain running, it would probably be a wise precaution to change to lower impact exercise such as walking or swimming. Exercises that strengthen your leg muscles will help to minimize arthritis pain. Acetaminophen or anti-inflammatory medications can also help, but you should check with your doctor before starting medication. ...Read more
Gas being expelled: From the joint capsules is one reason. ...Read more
Knee cracking pain only going upstairs, knee collapsed, crunching sounds, lack of extension patella not tracking as per physio what is the cause?
Patellofemoral issue: The likely cause of your condition is that the knee cap is getting off track when you bend your knee due to lack of quad muscle strength (VMO). This causes the knee cap to track laterally when you bend your knee and leads to cartilage irritation (chondromalacia) under the knee cap which can cause aching and produce crunching sounds. Keep working with your physio to correct the problem. ...Read more