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Can my sons habit of popping his knuckles cause problems in his joints later?

He is 12

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:51 AM on Dec. 16, 2008 in Health

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  • http://osteoarthritis.about.com/od/osteoarthritis101/f/crack_knuckles.htm
    Christine0813

    Answer by Christine0813 at 9:52 AM on Dec. 16, 2008

  • Yes, I have done it ever since I could. I'm only 22 years old and I have pretty bad arthritis in my hands already, it's horrible. And I was told that it was mainly because of constantly cracking my knuckles.
    lilbit837

    Answer by lilbit837 at 9:57 AM on Dec. 16, 2008

  • ive always thought so
    Shannon85

    Answer by Shannon85 at 10:15 AM on Dec. 16, 2008

  • no. its a myth
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:25 PM on Dec. 16, 2008

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