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What could happen when a person cracks their fingers every 2 minutes?
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Dr. Jack Choueka
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Probably nothing
There has been no evidence that knuckle cracking leads to any problems.

In brief: Probably nothing
There has been no evidence that knuckle cracking leads to any problems.
Dr. Jack Choueka
Dr. Jack Choueka
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Dr. Robert Gluck
Like most things it's a matter of degree and every two minutes seems excessive and I don't believe such excessive "cracking" has been studied. If you stress ligaments, tendons and joints too much, like any mechanical structure they may be damaged
Dr. Audie Rolnick
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Probably nothing
Cracking knuckles is more of a negative pressure phenomenon in the small joints of the hand.
Probably doesn't cause damage to the joint.

In brief: Probably nothing
Cracking knuckles is more of a negative pressure phenomenon in the small joints of the hand.
Probably doesn't cause damage to the joint.
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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