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My Joints Crack When I Move Am I At Risk For Arthritis
Not just from noises: Cracking a joint moves the parts of the joint, with the cracking noise coming from cartilage surfaces sliding, from movement of a little air-space from one place in the joint to another, or from some other non-traumatic event. A person with no joint pains before or after cracking a joint is probably not damaging the joint. However, making it a frequent habit has uncertain long-term effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably normal: Joint cracking is normal and is often caused by bursting of nitrogen bubbles. ...Read more
Constant Painful joints, all Rheumy blood tests normal. No visible redness or inflammation. Started years proceeding childbirth. Audible crack, poppin?
Exercise: You may be simply deconditioned form inactivity. The good news is your rheumatolgy workup is negative. If not active, begina program of burst interval high and low impact aerobics. Consult a physicial therpay and/or a personal trainer. Use Advil ( low dose) until joint pain resolves. BioFreeze is another excellent product for joint pain. ...Read more
Benign: Joint cracking is almost always benign, reflecting pressure changes in the joints. Since we humans are all different in our own ways, it appears that your body has a tendency to have joints that crack. Nothing to worry about, unless you begin to notice persistent associated pain, in which case you should have it checked out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My joints crack so much all over my body? Why does this happen and is there any way to prevent it? Ex vitamins?
Cracking joints: There aredifferent reasons why joints make the cracking sound. it has to do with the degeneration of the joints which is common in older people w/ arthritis. it may be due to an injury. they crack simply because of the build up of gas pressure from the exchange of nutrients from your bloodstream. cracking sound is not a problem. If you're having joint pain you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Sharp joint pain in feet. Sometimes other joints. Had hip bursitis a while ago. Joints crack/pop all the time. I have psoriasis. What could be problem?
See details: The sound is caused by bursting of nitrogen bubbles which are formed as the result of normal metabolism in the synovial fluid in the joint. Other causes include, rapid stretching of ligaments and cavitations in the joint which form a partial vacuum and then rapidly collapse. ...Read more
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