1 doctor weighed in:

When I bend my knees both of them sound like they are ripping. Not painful, although the other day I had a shooting pain when I bent one of my knees.

1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Philip Miller
Family Medicine

In brief: Crepitus

usually just related to air in joint space ( like cracking your knuckles)- it may also be cartilage popping without injury.

In brief: Crepitus

usually just related to air in joint space ( like cracking your knuckles)- it may also be cartilage popping without injury.
Dr. Philip Miller
Dr. Philip Miller
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Vikram Patel
Board Certified,
34 years in practice
973K people helped
Continue
111,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors