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Can cracking your wrists cause arthritis?
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Dr. Betty Keller
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Cracking your wrists will not cause arthritis.

In brief: No
Cracking your wrists will not cause arthritis.
Dr. Betty Keller
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Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
Studies of patients who crack joints, including the wrist and fingers, have not shown any increased incidence of arthritis
Dr. Eon Shin
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
There is no correlation between wrist cracking and arthritis.

In brief: No
There is no correlation between wrist cracking and arthritis.
Dr. Eon Shin
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Dr. Eon Shin
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Wrist cracking has not been associated with arthritis.

In brief: No
Wrist cracking has not been associated with arthritis.
Dr. Eon Shin
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: No
No, that's been looked into, does not cause harm.

In brief: No
No, that's been looked into, does not cause harm.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Dr. Edward Hellman
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