An I the only one who 'pops'?

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  1. Malibu99

    Malibu99 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi there :) just wondering... Who else pops? All of my joints pop. Constantly. Like, every few minutes, something pops. It happens when I move, and it doesn't normally hurt. I've been doing it since before I was born. Literally O-o so... Does anyone else pop?
     
  2. Y N dottes

    Y N dottes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ummmm....sometimes. i can always crack my toes, lol....and my ankles pop when i roll them,(but u cant hear it)
     
  3. Malibu99

    Malibu99 Overrun With Chickens

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    Cool :3 mine do too. Only it's emberassing because you can hear it clearly.:/
     
  4. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    I've known people like that. And I've heard all kinds of reasons for it, most probably wrong. I don't pop any more, back used to a lot, but you're not alone, I know others that do. I think it's related to overall condition.
     
  5. StupidBird

    StupidBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My knees crack like snapping cordwood, able to penetrate the noise of a full class room. This has been going on since I was little. Docs say it is fine as long as it doesn't hurt. Well, as I age it does on occasion start to twinge a bit. If I keep up the yoga twice a week for a few months without skipping, it quiets down! Go figure.

    Popping my hip or back when it's out of whack is a whole different thing, a bad thing, definitely related to my physical conditioning.
     
  6. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    Yoga is a type of physical conditioning. Makes perfect sense. Joints pop when the connecting tendons are not holding them in tight. It's mostly harmless though still.
     
  7. Malibu99

    Malibu99 Overrun With Chickens

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    My joints always hurt for some reason. Not when it pops though o-O I also strain/twist things easier :/ Like I did something to my shoulder by skipping rocks o-o I used to do yoga :3 I liked it, but I still popped. When I sit, sometimes my knees shift out of place, so when I stand, they snap back into place and it hurts. I can pop every joint in my body, which is kinda creepy :p It's good to know I'm not completely wierd after all. Oh and I have a funny story.

    So before I was born, my mom kept going to the doctor because I popped. He kept telling her that I wasn't until a few months later. Then, I began popping so loud that other people could hear me. Then the doctor was like 'o-o' but, they found nothing wrong, thankfully. So I've been popping for all my life, and then some. LOL They didn't ever find out why, but I've had x-rays and I look completely normal. :3
     
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  8. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    I used to work with a young woman who would 'pop' her neck on purpose. Sounded like she was dislocating her neck. Really creeped me out.
     
  9. Rural Chic

    Rural Chic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have heard that joints can pop every 8 min or so due to gasses building up, not sure if this is true or not but I have been able to pop most of my joints since I was a teen. I have had doctors tell me I will have arthritis because of it and others that say if it pops on its own without assistance it will be OK.
    I don't know what the cause is or even how to stop it since the joint starts to ache if I don't pop it now.
    So I'm wondering if we get a bunch of us "poppers" together in one room and pop at the same time what it would sound like...[​IMG]
     
  10. Malibu99

    Malibu99 Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh my goodness. We must try this. LOL
     

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