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Causes Of Joint Crepitus
What could cause a sudden onset of joint crepitus throughout entire body? My wrists pop about once a minute w/movement as well as knees, arms, neck?
Various: Low back pain is second only to the common cold for visits to a doctor. Overloading the muscles and ligaments, straining the joints or even herniating a disc can all cause low back pain. Determining the cause of the pain creates the cure which can be wildly different. A good history and physical examination by a physician is the way to get to the root of your pains. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal: The vast majority are normal noises that don't hurt the joint. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my husband has been in pain in his joints for awhile now.he is only 28 what could cause this?
Rheumatology: late 20's males with chronic widely ranging joint pain needs evaluation for a systemic disorder. Rheumatologist are skilled diagnosticians of these problems. If no specific laboratory or imaging findings then fibromyalgia might be considered, as Rheumatologists often discern. In young males, low back & pelvic injuries from extreme sports seem, in my opinion, to potentiate fibromyalgia evolution. ...Read more
Cold and joint pain: Often, cold weather can cause joints to swell and hurt. This can happen with arthritis history. Also, normal people often get the swelling and joint pain with Raynaud's syndrome, where hands turn blue with cold (need gloves) and can get numb acutely. When warmed, these symptoms go away. Some of these people get systemic joint symptoms over time and get chronic treatment. A rheumatologist helps. ...Read more
Pain: very unusual to have an unstable SI joint unless you have had a big trauma or inflamatory disease to destabilize the joint.The ligaments that hold the SI together are one of the most strongest of the body.Symptoms would be pain and sensation of shifting of the pelvis when you walk.There are many other causes that should be explored first rather than SI joint being unstable ...Read more