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www.samuelmerritt.edu/president/news_room/jun_2010/should-you-stop-pop-knuckle-cracking-ris

Does it actually (crossing my crackable fingers) help us? ... amounts of dissolved gas, which is what causes that pop when we crack them. ... Joints might also make cracking sounds when our smooth cartilage breaks ... There are two arguments against cracking that I always hear: one, my knuckles are going to get bigger if I ...

www.quora.com/Will-cracking-your-knuckles-make-them-bigger

Donald L. Unger systematically cracked his knuckles on his left hand and avoided cracking the ... Does cracking your joints make them thicker?

www.reference.com/health/cracking-knuckles-make-bigger-c10b197b74a2fde7

Cracking knuckles can make them bigger in that they become swollen. In one study, knuckle cracking caused a "higher incidence of hand swelling and lower ...

www.everydayhealth.com/columns/health-answers/what-really-happens-when-you-crack-your-knuckles

Apr 16, 2015 ... We have pondered what happens when knuckles are cracked for decades. ... What Really Happens When You Crack Your Knuckles ... In this group, repetitive knuckle-cracking may potentially place them at higher risk ... practices and to make choices about online behavioral advertising, please click here.

www.familyeducation.com/life/arthritis/it-hazardous-crack-your-knuckles

Does it make your knuckles any bigger? (I've been wondering that for a long time. ) A. Knuckles (joints in our hands) crack when pressure is applied to them.

articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2014/11/08/cracking-knuckles-harmful.aspx

Nov 7, 2014 ... While cracking your knuckles might not lead to arthritis, it does appear to have other consequences. In a study of 300 people aged 45 and older ...

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I had always heard that cracking one's knuckles makes them larger, but I thought that was ... Jamming or spraining the knuckle can make it larger for a while - a long while. ... I agree, it does sound like you jammed your finger.

news.psu.edu/story/141258/2006/04/10/research/probing-question-does-cracking-knuckles-cause-permanent-damage

Apr 10, 2006 ... Does cracking your knuckles cause permanent damage? ... It does not strain the ligaments or the tissues, or overextend them enough to cause ... Chiropractors make a business out of manipulating joints to reduce stress, and ...

www.webmd.com/arthritis/features/does-knuckle-cracking-cause-arthritis

Aug 12, 2011 ... Conventional wisdom says cracking knuckles does cause problems, ... Ten-year- old boys love to make noises with their body, so it's not surprising your son is ... " None of them shows any change in the occurrence of arthritis ...