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What is Joint clicking?

What is Joint clicking?

  • Joint clicking: A clicking sound that occurs during movement of a joint. Virtually any joint in the body may be affected. It is quite common and in most cases it is normal and poses no problems and in fact most people can deliberately produce a clicking sound in various joints such as the neck, hips, fingers and toes. People with loose joints tend to have a higher incidence of clicking joints. Injury to the joint and old age may also increase the likelihood of clicking joints. If pain and inflammation are associated with the clicking joint then it is a good idea to seek medical advice as it could be a result of such things as damage to the the joint cartilage or ligaments.

Joint clicking: Introduction

Types of Joint clicking:

Broader types of Joint clicking:

What causes Joint clicking?

Causes of Joint clicking: see causes of Joint clicking

What are the symptoms of Joint clicking?

Symptoms of Joint clicking: see symptoms of Joint clicking

Joint clicking: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Joint clicking.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Joint clicking: Orthopedic Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Joint clicking.
Treatments for Joint clicking: see treatments for Joint clicking
Research for Joint clicking: see research for Joint clicking

Name of Joint clicking

Main name of condition: Joint clicking


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