Top
10
Doctor insights on: Is It Okay To Pop My Wrists If I Have Arthritis In Them

Share
1

1
Is it okay to pop my wrists if I have arthritis in them?

Is it okay to pop my wrists if I have arthritis in them?

Don't pop joints: You should not pop joints excessively. If they always feel tight you probably need to stretch and loosen up more. If you have arthritis popping the joint causes the irregular surfaces to rub against each other and wear out faster. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Thomas Namey
2,350 doctors shared insights

Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


2

2
Do I have some form of arthritis? Female, 20 years old_swollen joints with pain;knee, wrists, fingers_knee occasionally pops out of place. If i move my leg a certain way i get pain and the sensation of my knee about to pop out of place_restless nights due

Do I have some form of arthritis? Female, 20 years old_swollen joints with pain;knee, wrists, fingers_knee occasionally pops out of place. If i move my leg a certain way i get pain and the sensation of my knee about to pop out of place_restless nights due

As : As with most pain conditions, there can be a variety of potential problems that can cause the pain that you are describing. It is difficult to diagnose with the short description given and without a proper physical examination. Pain is often a sign of inflammation. Inflammation often occurs when something is irritated. Irritation occurs from a variety of different things. If the pain does not improve, you should see someone who is qualified to make an appropriate diagnosis. Arthritis may be a primary diagnosis or a secondary diagnosis. There may be something else, sometimes hereditary, that may be causing your early arthritis-like symptoms. Imaging and labs may be necessary. As always, i would highly suggest you do your research when seeking medical help. Find a physician who meets, or even better, exceeds the basic qualifications to practice in their specific field or sub-specialty. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
I hurt my wrists 5 months ago and its still hurt severly and when i turn it 's popping?

I hurt my wrists  5 months ago  and  its still hurt severly and when i turn it 's popping?

See a Hand Surgeon.: Severe pain 5 months after an injury is not normal. The popping could indicate a torn cartilage, or a subluxating tendon. A thorough exam and x-ray are warranted.If findings warrant, an MRI or arthroscopy might be needed. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
My left wrist is making a popping noise ?

My left wrist is making a popping noise ?

NP: If it is not bothering you, I would not worry. If you are doing something to make it pop, stop doing that. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
Can i get arthritis from cracking my wrists?

Can i get arthritis from cracking my wrists?

Unlikely: There is no evidence that cracking a joint causes arthritis. ...Read more

10

10
Is it possible to get arthritis in your wrists?

Is it possible to get arthritis in your wrists?

Yes: Arthritis can affect people in the wrists with the aging process. There is also a higher likelihood of developing arthritis following a traumatic injury to the wrist (e.g. Fractures or sprains). Finally, some patients develop forms of inflammatory arthritis which can affect multiple articulations within the wrist. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Robert Lowe
1,459 doctors shared insights

Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more