What's really happening when you "crack" your knuckles:
The noise you hear is actually the creating of small bubbles of nitrogen. This is an absolutely harmless thing to do despite all the "old wife's tales" to the contrary.
Gases that are trapped in between your knuckles
The popping or cracking noise heard when "cracking your knuckles" is caused by synovial fluid filling the vacuum left by the joint's displacement.
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.
For someone to crunch their knuckles they turn their palms away from themselves and bend their fingers backwards. The joints make a cracking noise due to the release of fluid surrounding the joints.
Cracking knuckles sound like cracking knuckles
Cracking your knuckles is just releasing the nitrogen in between your joints. Cracking your knuckles can cause you to crack them more often. Your knuckles may become larger from cracking them.
The popping or crackling noise heard when "cracking your knuckles" is caused by synovial fluid filling the vacuum left by the joint's displacement.
Your joints are releasing the synovial fluid and makes a cracking noise.
Cracking your knuckles can cause your knuckles to swell depending on how often you crack them.
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!
I know cracking knuckles leads to fat knuckles when older. So cracking toe knuckles can be harmful. Their only good when you crack them while stretching, not for fun
Cracking your knuckles releases the nitrogen from in between your joints.
No. Cracking the knuckles does not damage tot he joint.
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
Depending on how often you crack them your knuckles can swell, but your whole hand will not get bigger.
No. It Makes your knuckles swell up and never goes away. :\ So stop cracking your knuckles!!
Cracking your knuckles does not lead to arthritis, as some people may think. There is no treatment available for cracking your knuckles as it is not a medical condition.
When you crack your knuckles, your bones are rubbing together. That's what makes the cracking sound. It used to be beleived that cracking your knuckles caused arthridis, but that been prooved untrue.
No neither does cracking your knuckles
No, and I read somewhere that cracking your knuckles doesn't actually increase their size. Couldn't tell you where I read it though
There is no data linking swollen wrists with knuckle cracking. In fact, there is no data linking knuckle cracking with swollen knuckles or arthritis.