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Can ?Cracking your fingers can cause joint damage?
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Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
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In brief: Not proven
There is no evidence to that effect.

In brief: Not proven
There is no evidence to that effect.
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: Cracked knuckles
Most believe that knuckle poppingor cracking is just forcing nitrogen bubbles out of solution and it has no joint effect either shortor long term. The problem is that with osteoarthrits such a common problem in older adults that if enough ten year old are told that they better not crack their knuckles that one day they will get arthritis that eventually someone will be right .
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In brief: Cracked knuckles
Most believe that knuckle poppingor cracking is just forcing nitrogen bubbles out of solution and it has no joint effect either shortor long term. The problem is that with osteoarthrits such a common problem in older adults that if enough ten year old are told that they better not crack their knuckles that one day they will get arthritis that eventually someone will be right .
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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