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My wrist cracks when I type. Is this normal?

My wrist cracks when I type. Is this normal?

Maybe: Without an examination it would be difficult to say in this kind of forum. Some people just pop at there joints as they age. A good rule of thumb ( no pun intended ) if it hurts go get in checked out by your doc. Pain is your body's way of sending you a distress signal. ...Read more

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Diagnosis of wrist pain with normal CT scan, increase with exercise, stress and typing .

Diagnosis of wrist pain with normal CT scan, increase with exercise, stress and typing .

MRI Much Better: Mri shows the tendons and ligaments much better than ct, as well as bone edema/bruising that ct cannot. Ct is best for suspected fracture after significant trauma. ...Read more

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My wrist always hurt. Could it be from typing on a keyboard all day?

My wrist always hurt. Could it be from typing on a keyboard all day?

Could be.: You should always give a break by moving around and exercising your wrists and have a good support for typing. ...Read more

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What is the best position for your wrists while typing?

What is the best position for your wrists while typing?

Neutral position.: Frequent typing might increase the risk to suffer from various pain symptoms in the wrists and fingers since you put stress on nerves passing between the lower arm and hand. The best position to minimize pain is to support the base of the hand on a soft pad and have the wrists bent slightly upwards. Frequent rests are important. ...Read more

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What makes my wrist crack?

What makes my wrist crack?

Any number of things: "cracking joints" may occur in children or adults. If the sound is associated with pain, locking of the finger or hand in an odd position, or loss of function, then a doctor visit is indicated. ...Read more

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What can I do to minimize wrist pain from typing?

Splints and position: Most wrist pain from typing is caused by poor positioning and movement of the wrist. You should wear straight wrist splints and adjust the height of the keyboard so your elbows are bent at 90 degrees. Also use a keyboard not just a laptop. ...Read more

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Is good that i can crack my wrist any given time?

Is good that i can crack my wrist any given time?

Not an issue: If it is not painful, noisy joints are not an issue, if there is pain with the cracking or in general, i would see an orthopedic md. ...Read more

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How to cure wrist pain and discomfort when typing?

Wrist pain: There may not be a cure if you do daily constant typing. You can try a wrist pad for your computer keyboard. Also try increasing your seat height which can relieve stress to the wrist. ...Read more