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Jun 5

Does knuckle-cracking cause arthritis?

Knuckle-cracking is a fairly common behaviour, with approximately 20-50% of the population estimated to regularly crack their knuckles (See reference 1). To deliberately produce the ‘popping’ sounds, individuals bend their fingers into unusual positions, such as bending a finger backwards away from the palm (into extension), compressing a finger toward the palm (into flexion), or […]