We’ve all cracked our knuckles or heard a popping sound from come our knees or shoulders from time to time. What does that mean? Are we headed for a life of pain and disability?
Orthopedic medicine specialists—the doctors that deal with the musculoskeletal system—get this question a lot. The short answer is that popping sound is nothing to worry about. But if you have pain along with it, you should see a doctor.
The noise you’re hearing is sometimes called crepitus. It can have...Read More