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Does cracking your knuckles lead to arthritis?

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Dr. Richard Perlman
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Cracking does not

There was actually a study done about twenty years ago that showed that "habitual" knuckle-cracking does not cause arthritis.

In brief: Cracking does not

There was actually a study done about twenty years ago that showed that "habitual" knuckle-cracking does not cause arthritis.
Dr. Richard Perlman
Dr. Richard Perlman
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Dr. Gregory Billy
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Journal articles do not show an increase in arthritis in people who crack their knuckles.

In brief: No

Journal articles do not show an increase in arthritis in people who crack their knuckles.
Dr. Gregory Billy
Dr. Gregory Billy
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