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What Should I Do If My Ankle Cracks A Lot
No: If happened with motion not unusual. See a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
My ankle cracks sometimes after i rest or in the mornings. No pain when this happenes what could this be?
Tendon issues: The most common thing that fits what you're describing is perineal tendon subluxation. If you put your hand over the lateral malleolus and move your foot you can feel the tendons snapping where they pass around a groove in the bone. This is usually not a problem but if it does cause you pain there are surgical procedures to correct it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 want to know why my ankle cracks or makes loud noises all the time since I sprained it twice in a month?ankle hurts behind the ankle. 6 months later
Joint Sublimation: Actually, the cracking noise is caused by sublimation, or transition between fluid and gas states that occurs as the synovial fluid becomes less viscous with chronic joint arthritis. Pressure builds on one side of the joint, and tiny gas bubbles pop out on the low pressure side. It is an indication of joint inflammation and should be examined by a specialist if there is accompanying pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need more info: Injury or no injury? Swelling or no swelling? Any overuse activities liking hiking, running or sports? Pain on the front, inside, outside or back? Cracking is not necessarily associated with the pain, or can be a sign of swelling, with enlarged soft tissues or fluid in the joint or around ligaments/tendons. If I can help, then join my care team at www.healthtap.com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughters ankle cracks when she walks. Injured it falling off a balance beam 10 mo. ago. Now anytime she exercises the ankle swells and is painfu?
Plotkin: Get and wear an ankle brace all day and night off for shower only air inflatable is best ...Read more
I injured my calcaneus 7 months ago. Still sore and ankle cracks all the time, should I be concerned?
I would be...: The calcaneus generally heals quite quickly from most simple trauma. If you have problems. It's time to get another evaluation and x-ray to see what's going on! ...Read more
My ankle 'cracks' a often when walking around what is the cause of this? (similar effect to when people crack their knuckles)
It's either: Gas expelling from the ankle joint capsule, or your peroneal tendons moving out of their groove in the region behind the ankle. ...Read more
Left ankle cracks quite a bit when I walk all of a sudden, doesn't hurt but annoying feeling. Anything to help it from cracking? Food, supplement or?
Varies: It varies a little based upon the cause of the "cracking". If it has some degree of instability, it can help to strengthen the ankle. You can buy a resistance band and strengthen your ankle and it may potentially help. Also, don't hesitate to be seen if you are having enough trouble with it for an accurate diagnosis. Supplements unlikely to be if any benefit. ...Read more