Is cracking your knuckles bad?
No. The cracking sound is caused when the small bubbles of air in between your joints pop. It does not cause any problems. People who say that is causes damage are passing on a myth.
First of all cracking your knuckles isn't your bones grinding together, it is air being released from between your knuckles And yes, cracking your knuckles is bad for you because it damages your ligaments and it erodes the cushion between your fingers which will hurt you. The safe way to crack your knucles is pull at them until they crack. I used to also crack my knuckles all the time so at first it is…
Well Cacking our knuckles Some people thing it causes arthritus, but actually the sound is caused by a various form of gasses that are being let off by the cracking sound, cracking your knuckles can also make your knuckles swell or puff, So it doesn't do anything to your BODY but it does do something to your knuckles!
Cracking your knuckles is something you might do out of habit. Many people find the noise of it to be annoying. You stop cracking your knuckles as you would stop any other habit, by turning your attention to something else when you go to do it. With time, you should find that you are cracking your knuckles less and less.
Cracking your knuckles does not make your knuckles bigger as a common myth says. It simply relieves the air pockets that can accumulate in the knuckles and "pops" the air bubble. The frequent cracking could possibly lead to arthritis in later age, so it is best to not crack your knuckles. infact im a well trained nurse and just so you know cracking you knuckles is definitely not harmful!!!!!!! xx
No, you wouldn't get a bone cancer if you crack your knuckles. The type of joint in the knuckles are saddle joints which do lock up periodically and can be unlocked by "cracking" your knuckles. There is NO evidence that doing this periodically, unless it becomes an obsessive-compulsive behavior is in any way bad for you.
Cracking your knuckles is not bad for you. It is just bubbles in the fluid surrounding your knuckles, and then bursting the bubbles by moving your joints in a particular way. If it was bone against bone it would hurt you. (EDIT) Orthodontists checked 400 habitual knuckle-crackers, and came to the conclusion that it doesn't do anything serious. But, it showed that habitual knuckle-crackers seem to get soft tissue erosion and small joint damage. It…