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Why Does My Back Crack When I Lay Down
Back cracking: "cracking" of joints is a normal phenomenon. When you pull on a finger, your knuckles crack. Virtually any of the other joints in your body will do the same thing if you apply enough force. In this case remember that your spine is a collection of complex joint articulations and with motion cracking/clicking is common. It also implies that you are flexible, which is good. ...Read more
Several reasons: It may be the way you are built or that your musculature is just tight. Cracking noise or sensation can be from several origins ranging frim the small joints of your back "popping" like the cracking of your knuckles to tight soft tissue structures giving the same sensation when stretched or moving over one another or another musculoskeletal structure. It is not a pathologic or bad thing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not a podiatry ?: Consult your family doctor, chiropractor or orthopedist. ...Read more
Hi, my nephew jumped on me unexpectedly, he clung on to my neck so I was forced to bend backwards and I felt my back crack, now really hurts?
Likely: Back strain. Limit your activity and apply warmth or cool packs. If you are able take Tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis or Ibuprofen as often as recommended. If you fail to get better or have and symptoms of extremity pain or weakness or loss of bladder or bowel control, be seen. All the best and gentle activity only. ...Read more
I fell on the stair case sraight on my back i felt my back crack since then I have a burning sensation on my left side and can't hardly walk ?
My back crack if I breathe and I feel pain in all spine who can advice me
To stop it I have tension in muscles If I play any sport feel pain
Be seen: I would not hesitate to be seen. An exam and appropriate studies will likely yield the correct cause of your pain, and at that point treatment options can be discussed. ...Read more
The tip of my arse crack and end of my spinal cord hurts and its swollen its hurts to sit, walk, and lay down on my back. What is it?
My back cracks so often and I have a lump in my lower back (left). Also, when I lay down on my back there is a few seconds of the feeling of a pressur?
Varies: The symptoms you are describing can have multiple potential causes, but among the more common is an abnormality involving the posterior facets joints in the spine. Consider being seen for an accurate diagnosis and to consider treatment options. ...Read more
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