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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Joint Crepitus

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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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What is the cause of joint clik?

What is the cause of joint clik?

Cracking, clicking : Or popping of a joint may be due to stretching of ligaments, collapse of cavities of joints or from breaking of adhesions within joints. Take care! http://en.M.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/cracking_joints ...Read more

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What causes pain in the joints and back?

What causes pain in the joints and back?

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 more

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What causes my joints to make creaking noises?

What causes my joints to make creaking noises?

Creaking: Joint popping is just breaking at vacuum . Creaking may actually be bone in bone - arthritis . If it is painful an x-ray may be helpful in differential fiagnosis. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What causes joint pains?

What causes joint pains?

Various reasons: Gout, simple strain, arthritis, referred pain from elsewhere are all (of many more) reasons to have pain in your joints. ...Read more

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Does cold cause pain in joints?

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

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What disease causes inflamed joints?

What disease causes inflamed joints?

Inflamed joints: There are many types of inflammatory arthropathies. The most common one you may have heard of is rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis can also cause an inflamed, swollen joint. ...Read more

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What symptoms does a unstable SI joint cause?

What symptoms does a unstable SI joint cause?

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