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Doctor insights on: My Ankles And Knees Pop And Crack Everytime I Stand Up Or Move From A Seated Position Is There Any Way To Reverse Or Stop The Popping

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My ankles and knees pop and crack everytime I stand up or move from a seated position. Is there any way to reverse or stop the popping?

My ankles and knees pop and crack everytime I stand up or move from a seated position. Is there any way to reverse or stop the popping?

Strengthening: Working on flexibility (yoga) and strengthening the muscles around these joints can be beneficial. However, not everything that pops is necessarily a problem. ...Read more

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Every morning I get out of bed and my knees and ankles pop constantly. Is that good or bad? Should I stop popping them?

Every morning I get out of bed and my knees and ankles pop constantly. Is that good or bad? Should I stop popping them?

No pain, no problem: We used to think that popping our knuckles, neck, back etc. Caused arthritis. However, there is no evidence of causal relationship has been found until this time. It is indeed a habit and once formed, the joints "feel the need to pop" intermittently. As long as it does not cause pain while doing it. Enjoy the popping. If u don't like to hear the pop, don't do it. It will stop with time. Good luck. ...Read more

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When I am laying on back and move my left leg turning my knee outwards I hearing popping or cracking noise that comes from the joint of my leg cause?

When I am laying on back and move my left leg turning my knee outwards I hearing popping or cracking noise that comes from the joint of my leg cause?

Hip?: Is this at the front or side of your hip? This may be "snapping hip syndrome" which is a result of the psoas (front) or it band (side) sliding over your hip. This sometimes can be helped with stretching, an orthopedic visit would be helpful. ...Read more

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Lying on back bringing bent knee 2chest causes a big popping sensation every time in area where leg meets body. And hips feel very tight. Why?

Lying on back bringing bent knee 2chest causes a big popping sensation every time in area where leg meets body. And hips feel very tight. Why?

Loose ligaments: Twenties female who experiences popping sensation with hip flexion experiences subluxation of sacroiliac joint (SIJ). This might be common in someone who has chronic SIJ ligament injury and laxity, or in someone with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome, in which case the Brighton Criteria might be referenced. ...Read more

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My friend's 4-y/o son complains of joint pain in knees and ankles, mostly at night. Pain accompanies popping of joints. Should I be worried?

My friend's 4-y/o son complains of joint pain in knees and ankles, mostly at night. Pain accompanies popping of joints. Should I be worried?

In s 4yo yes.: C Ur PEDI now, be sure all up 2 date on immunizations. Bring proof with you as some have been immunized 2 early or 2 late 2 be effective. Don't waste time. ...Read more

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I am experiencing wrist pain, popping or snapping sound from joint, wrist weakness, finger weakness, hand pain, finger pain, knee pain, ankle pain...

I am experiencing wrist pain, popping or snapping sound from joint, wrist weakness, finger weakness, hand pain, finger pain, knee pain, ankle pain...

Be seen: A good medical screening exam would probably be a good place to start; in part screening for a variety of rheumatologist and structural abnormalities of the musculoskeletal system. ...Read more

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My leg will turn when turning a corner but my knee won't and makes a popping noise what could it be?

My leg will turn when turning a corner but my knee won't and makes a popping noise what could it be?

Popping noise knee: Popping noise in the knee without any pain is of no serious concern as this is due to soft tissues rubbing in the knee, but if there is pain and you have had history of trauma to that knee, than you need to have it checked as that can be due to meniscus injury and you may need a MRI to rule that out. ...Read more

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Something in my lower leg or knee keeps popping! What to do when I need to put weight on it?

Something in my lower leg or knee keeps popping! What to do when I need to put weight on it?

See a doctor: Popping can be caused by many things. Some people are just prone to popping and it is normal for them. A torn cartilage can cause popping. If a knee injury is not completely healed and the knee remains a little swollen, the extra fluid will cause it to pop with range of motion, just like a finger joint. If it is painless I would ignore it. If it hurts you should have it checked out. ...Read more

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What cause pain in the knee due to popping and slipping. I have a lot of swelling in the knee unable to straighten the leg when standing?

What cause pain in the knee due to popping and slipping. I have a lot of swelling in the knee unable to straighten the leg when standing?

Need evaluation: Swelling in the knee is a marker for something inside being torn and the slipping and pain are indications that you should have this evaluated by and orthopedist. ...Read more

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Twisted knee the first couples weeks I heard/felt popping sounds when I extended leg. Went to dr he gave me some anti inflamitory but knee still hurts?

Twisted knee the first couples weeks I heard/felt popping sounds when I extended leg. Went to dr he gave me some anti inflamitory but knee still hurts?

? Ligament injury: Knee pain and popping is a common problem and can be caused by a number of factors. Another term commonly used for popping in the knee is crepitus, which essentially means a noisy joint, whether it be popping, cracking or snapping.
A loud "pop" at the time of injury it usually indicates a ligament injury (acl or mcl). If pain persistes then I would recommend you to see pcp or ortho doc. ...Read more

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I hurt my knee and the spain is getting worse. My foot was planted on the ground. There is swelling clicking and there was a popping sound when I did?

I hurt my knee and the spain is getting worse. My foot was planted on the ground. There is swelling clicking and there was a popping sound when I did?

Go to the ER.: You will need a x-ray to r/o a fracture. Keep ice covered with cloth over the knee to reduce the pain and swelling till you go. As you hear a clicking sound there is a possibility of a small fracuture, lying loose in the joint cavity.Avoid weight bearing on that knee by now and get transported with somebody's help. If hospital is little far, take Motrin if you are not allergic till you reach er. ...Read more

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The side of my iner tigh by knee, my bone is popping out & its my bad leg where my toes are un even. Why does only one leg do that?

The side of my iner tigh by knee, my bone is popping out & its my bad leg where my toes are un even. Why does only one leg do that?

Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. It may require imaging studies in addition to history and physical examination. ...Read more

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I have insane foot and knee clickin/popping and light pain, plantar fasciitis?

Foot / knee clicking: There are several reasons that this can be. There is no way of knowing from this exchange but you do not have to remain in the dark or put up with it.
Most of the time it is related to inflimation, poor alignment, sprain/strain or even a partial tendon tear.
Go see your podiatrist or orthopedic doctor and in the meantime avoid activities that hurt or bother the areas.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it normal with a sprained knee for my leg to be swollen, my toes to be tingly and my knee to keep popping?

Is it normal with a sprained knee for my leg to be swollen, my toes to be tingly and my knee to keep popping?

Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more

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My right knee keeps locking and popping out of place since I was tackled in football it feels like it is grinding and when I walk my right leg shakes?

Ligament injury: The association of popping and lack of stability is often common in football injuries. The possibilities could be tears of the ligaments within the knee. Most common injuries including tear (full or partial) of the anterior cruciate ligament (acl), medial cruciate ligamant (mcl) or of the meniscus. The grinding often is due to retained torn tissue within the joint space. Recommend an mri. ...Read more

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My knees make a creaking/popping sound when I extend my leg. It is sometimes painful to walk down stairs. I exercise and eat well. What can I do?

My knees make a creaking/popping sound when I extend my leg. It is sometimes painful to walk down stairs. I exercise and eat well. What can I do?

A few things: You have chondromalacia patella. This is an early degenerative problem of the cartilage on the back of the patella and the stress with up and down activities causes grinding under the kneecap. The best treatment options are icing, hamstring and quad stretching, avoid stairs/lunges/squats and activity modification. ...Read more

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Why do my knees make a popping sound when I straighten my leg out after having my legs bent for a short period of time? Is this a bad sign?

Why do my knees make a popping sound when I straighten my leg out after having my legs bent for a short period of time? Is this a bad sign?

NOT NECESSARILY: This is a sound from HEALTHY CARTILAGES in your knees and is of no importance UNLESS you are experiencing PAIN, SWELLING, LOCKING, or BUCKLING >If any of those symptoms exist. See an ORTHOPEDIC SPECIALIST!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Hips popping on inside of leg while walking/exercise. Feels like needs to be popped/uncomfortable. Sometimes better. Runners knee both knees. Ideas?

Hips popping on inside of leg while walking/exercise. Feels like needs to be popped/uncomfortable. Sometimes better. Runners knee both knees. Ideas?

Are you hypermobile: We see this kind of situation where people are hyper mobile or limber and can easily flex their joints sometimes too far. The best therapy for that is to get and build up good muscle tone. You could ask your physician help evaluate that. ...Read more

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37 yrs old this year alone broke right foot twice, knee swelling/popping out of place, now broke pelvic bone. Could it be a medication I am on?

37 yrs old this year alone broke right foot twice, knee swelling/popping out of place, now broke pelvic bone. Could it be a medication I am on?

That is a lot of: Fractures in one year. Unless one was a stunt woman or very clumsy -this is difficult to explain. I reviewed side effect profiles for phenergan, (promethazine) Alprazolam ; Apriso - and found no association with fractures. If you have found yourself more injury prone, Alprazolam can lead to difficulty with coordination, clumsiness etc. This warrants further exploration. ...Read more