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Does popping your joints really cause arthritis?

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Asked by pinkebabii at 5:25 PM on Aug. 16, 2010 in Health

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  • I think that's an old wives tale.

    Answer by Erin814 at 5:27 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

  • Nope, it just removes air bubbles. Unless you're doing it obsessively, it's no problem.

    Answer by SWasson at 5:29 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

  • My doc, an orthopedic hand specialist, said no. I can't remember the full details, she did kind of say to minimize it, but it's not going to do major damage.

    Answer by coder_chick at 5:34 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

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