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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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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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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 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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My ankles, knees and wrists always crack ! why is that ?

My ankles, knees and wrists always crack ! why is that ?

May be normal!: Lots of people have joints that pop or crack when they move them, and most of the time if it's not painful, it's not a problem. If there is pain when they make noise, see a podiatrist or an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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My wrists crack anytime i move them, no injury.

My wrists crack anytime i move them, no injury.

Wrist cracks: This is quite normal in some people. Just as long as it does not hurt you. ...Read more

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What can I do to minimize wrist pain from typing?

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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