Does cracking your knuckles really have any consequence?

Answer There is no real evidence that it causes arthritis

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Can cracking your knuckles really lead to arthritis?

ive heard that, too, but ive read an article in a magazine written by a doctor that says that cracking knuckles have no effect. it's just the sound of the air between the bones. Read More »

Does cracking your knuckles lead to arthritis?

Arthritis and Cracking Knuckles The reason people associate knuckle-cracking with arthritis is because it makes a cracking noise and, if something cracks, it must be being damaged. However, the tru... Read More »

Does cracking your knuckles weaken grip?

This has been a controversy for a very long time. Although there is very little evidence that cracking knuckles (if not done violently) causes any permanent harmful effects, a few studies have show... Read More »

Does Cracking your knuckles make them bigger?

Cracking the knuckles puts air between them, it shouldn't raise bone density. If you have been punching walls, sand, or rice though that would account for it. I have to say it's just you growing in... Read More »