What causes the noise when you crack a joint? Is joint cracking harmful?
Are there any birds whose legs fold the same way human legs do, in a knee, instead of an elbow which is what all the birds I know have?
Many people like cracking their knuckles. I have always been curious about it. What happens when we crack knuckles? What creates the POP sound? Why do we get a relief-like feeling after doing it?
Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) causes inflammation around joints and the growth of syndesmophytes that may eventually fuse vertebrae. I'm familiar with the genetics (HLA-B27, IL1A) related to the ...
If osteoarthritis (osteoarthrosis) is a degenerative condition, where the cartilage in joints wears down, what causes the joints to become inflamed? I'm reading through a book called Understanding ...
Sometimes I am able to put one knee down on the floor, rest my weight on that knee, and then relax it in order to make the knee cap go up and "crack" the knee. I can do this with both knees, I think ...
I have been cracking my fingers for 2-3 years and on the first year I was told that I'm going to get arthritis because of it. I've been researching this since the first year and I've never gotten an ...