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Wat Is It When U Crack Ur Ankles Constantly
Cracking - need inf: Cracking can suggest movement of tissues. This can be bone slipping, tendons sliding or some other movement. Which side of the ankle? Is it both ankles or one ankle? Is there swelling also? Is the ankle collapsing? Is there pain when this happens? Can you feel anything when thsi happens? Can it be either active or passive motion? We will need more information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
19 years old why does my ankle & wrist etc constantly crack? guessing bc I injure ankle and wrist constantly when I play basketball.
tapping/Pumping feeling up/down L leg. is it blood flow, nerves, musc. spasms? near constant. L leg only from above crack down to outer ankle side.
Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor and a neurologist can evaluate to see what might be going on. From this question, it's hard to tell exactly what sensations one is feeling. Some patients with a condition called arachnoiditis have sensations that may feel like insects crawling on the skin or water trickling down the leg. Arachnoiditis is an inflammation of one of the linings of the spinal cord. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes ur body to b stiff specifically after a workout? why would my joints crack so much when I workout? knee/ foot/ankle painful after wo.
When we: exercise...especially without the proper "stretching" og our muscles prior to the exercise we "break" microscopic blood vessels and they bleed a very very small amount of blood! This is like an INTERNAL bruise!!! We call it a "charliehorse" or STIFFNESS! Your joints are YOUNG and have CARTILAGE which is LIVING TISSUE!! Same rules apply! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Burst outloud: Typically cracking of the joints is caused by bursting of gas bubbles in the joint fluid. The gas is normally dissolved in the joint fluid. When the joint is stretched, the pressure is lowered in the joint. This lowered pressure causes the gas to come out of solution violently causing a "pop" or "crack". I know of no evidence that this is bad. In fact, it usually makes the joint feel better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: If happened with motion not unusual. See a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
My ankle cracks when i move it sometimes after sitting for awhile it cracks every day r 2 what could be wrong?
At your age zero: Cracking of the joints in the morning or after rest is quite normal unless it is associated with pain , swelling or dysfunction (like locking of the joint). ...Read more
I have an urge to crack my ankles at night. When I have the urge, it becomes painful if I don't crack them. What could this be?
Get cracking.: There are several reasons that are considered to make your joints crack. Nitrogen gas, tendon snap are the most popular. It is generally thought that it causes no harm. If it becomes a problem, then you will need to seek the help from a specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gas: The cracking you are hearing is gases, such as nitrogen, oxygen, and carbon dioxide, escaping from the fluid in your joint. This occurs when you put pressure on your joint and stretch it out. It does not cause harm and is the same reason you hear a noise when you crack your knuckles. ...Read more
Tendon movement: Many times the snap of a joint is merely a tendon moving over the joint. If there is not pain associated with the crack, it is usually not a bone problem. You should get this checked by a podiatrist to be sure. ...Read more
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