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My Back Cracks A Lot
Ok: This is ok and you are doing your own spinal manipulation like cracking your knuckles. You are most likely "cracking" your facet joints which stretches their joint coverings or capsules which causes a reflex relaxation of the surrounding back muscles giving you relief. There is no harm in you doing this. ...Read more
Small Cartilage chng: When changes occur in the cartilage of our facet (or back) joints such as small tears or when gases escape from inside the joint capsule in can "crack." Many people say this helps their back feel better especially if they have spasm. However,If you are feeling pain when your joints pop or crack, then you should seek a health care professional. It does not appear to be dangerous at all. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My back cracks a lot. I'm sitting most of the day and when I get off and walk and I bend back my whole back cracks.is that ok ?
Since having son three months ago, I feel like my back and shoulders cracks a lot when I stretch and I feel tight. What could this be?
Hello, I have mild spinal bifilar, and work as a cna. My neck and back crack a lot at work. When i get up in the am my back really hurts. Why?
Spine nerve irritate: If you have thyroid problems, that can give rise to muscle pains. You may also be lifting too heavy at work.Spinal nerve root irritation always causes muscle spasms. If the pain is primarily due to nerve damage, there are symptoms of pins and needles, numbness, burning, shooting and sharp pains. If the pain is due to nerve irritation with predominant muscle spasm, the pain is usually aching, . ...Read more
Ever since i had my baby my back has been hurting. Should i be worried? My back and chest also cracks a lot in my chest too. Should i be worried?
Back hurts when i'm laying down belly up? Its the lumbar region and i haven't bruised or injured it. I crack my back a lot, could this be the problem?
Im 30 my neck and back cracks constantly I hv done a lot of general labor in past tho I hv smkd for 15 years cld this be early stages of lung cancer?
Not really: First you should stop smoking, you are concerned &causes cancer early lung cancers will not produce any symptoms, majority are detected in late stages when no longer curable. Your cracks may some other reason like early arthritis, etc and see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Back cracks: Back crack itself is a normal. However, people with osteoporosis or prolonged sitting in one position or those lack of exercise might have more tendency of back cracks without pain at beginning. You need take vitamin d and calcium, participate muscle strength exercise to prevent pain occur. ...Read more
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