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How do you ease cracking joints?

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Answered 2007-07-10 08:52:53

My sister-in-law has this problem with the right side of her neck. She sees a specialist who works with stretching the whole body, muscle electrical impulses and acupuncture and it's working.

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Expansion joints allow the concrete to expand and contract with temperature changes which prevents it from cracking.

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Is cracking your tongue heathly?

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Why do bridges need expansion joints?

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What caused the cracking sound of the ankle joint after the sport activities?

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What will happen if you keep cracking your knuckles?

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What happens after you stop cracking your knuckles?

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Why is it bad to crack your joints?

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