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Why shouldn't you crack your fingers?

Opinion based. Do YOU crack your fingers? My fingers are kind of crooked from craking them in the past.

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I always crack my fingers...and back...and neck...and elbows...and toes...and knees...and shoulders... that ain't bad it just loosens me up so I can do what I need to.

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No, it sounds disgusting.

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all the time!

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Nothing happens when you crack your fingers. It's just air bubbles between your bones that you're popping.

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I crack my fingers becase it makes my fingers feel less heavy. I dont know why you shouldnt crack your fingers.....But i know its bad

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studys show tthat cracking your fingers does bot cause arthits

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I do it sometimes. But it's not exactly good to do so..

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the old myth is it can cause arthritis but that isn't true

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If it were bad - I don't think chiropractors would crack your back n neck -

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Some scientist think it makes you fingers weaker. I believe it's supposed to be 25% per 30 years while popping regularly but i'm not sure

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It helps to get air bubbles out and loosen them up and actually helps them, but if you do it too often it can give u arthritis. But if you can have your joints make the cracking noise without cracking them (alike to popping them, me and some friends can do that from bending our fingers) then you are alot more likely to get arthritis from doing that often.

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KissTheCook
no arthiritis at all.
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I think it can lead to ligament or tendon injuries and loss of grip strength. Swollen knuckles is another thing. My Mother told me this and she's a doctor, I've never been able to crack my knuckles though no matter how hard I try.

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americantoesocks

No, I can't.. I've tried, it just doesn't work for some reason.

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joshuabagel

Well I'm told it let's tiny air bubbles in your knuckles and cause arthritis, but that doesn't stop me from cracking my neck (cracks neck)

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I crack my back & neck often, but it's not good for your joints. it can wear them away if you do it too much.

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I crack them alot, and a lot of other places on my body... it makes them feel less restricted

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It is ok , it does NOT cause arthritis . The only thing is it sounds disgusting in front of people

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i do this all the time but its not a good thing bec... it make your hand shakes time to time but that depends on the person....

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