Third, while your fingers joints have a pretty good range of motion, they cannot compete with the complexity of your neck, and the amount of motion your neck can sustain while moving your head around.
We have the x-rays on people who have been doing just that to their necks to prove.
But for some reason we dont see that in the human joint.
The joint you think youre popping in your neck probably isnt the one moving.But its not clear what makes the human joint so resilient union all select null to damage and resilient in this context means returning to its original shape after being stretched or bent.There are some people in this world that firmly believe the only snap, crackle and pop noises that are good for our bodies comes from a bowl of cereal.Rob It means Magnetic Resonance Imaging.From the perspective of this, auburn Hills upper cervical chiropractor someone who spends all day looking at necks that are broken down and causing all kinds of health problemsyour neck joints are nothing like your finger jointsand they should be treated with way more respect.They used to say cracking your knuckles caused arthritis.Arthritis is a disease that causes pain and swelling in joints of the body.Rob, oK, if you say so, Professor.(cracking knuckles) Feels great!So can we hear the words we learned today again?Transcript, note: This is not a word-for-word transcript.
Rob Go on Neil, one more time.
And finally, the biggest reason why your neck should be treated with greater respect than your knucklesin our upper cervical chiropractic practice in Oakland County, Michigan, we have seen our patients lose their upper cervical alignment and have their health go into a downward tailspin.
Rob Well, the scientists dont actually know.
But what actually happens when you crack your knuckles, Neil?Excellent well, thanks for the biology demonstration there, Neil Neil Any time!Im going to have to take a guess and say, c) synovial.As a result, gas dissolved in the fluid becomes less soluble or less able to be dissolved leading to the formation of bubbles.And youre going to get a variety of answers on the same theme: It seems safe, if it feels good, its probably okay.In fact, our patients usually move from wanting to crack their own neck all the time, to losing the desire to do so as their neck alignment becomes more stable.It makes my flesh creep.And since youre in a scientific mood, how about answering todays quiz question.Neil Well, when you stretch or bend your finger to pop the knuckle, you're making the bones of the joint pull apart like this(cracking knuckles) Rob Please dont do it again!