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What happens when you crack your knuckles?

Do you know what happens when you crack your knuckles?

lundi 16 oct., Il y a 2 mois
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The video discusses the phenomenon of joint cracking, exploring what happens when joints are cracked and whether it is harmful. It explains that joints contain synovial fluid, and cracking a joint releases gas, creating a popping sound. This gas takes time to return to the fluid, explaining the wait between cracking the same joint again. The video also differentiates between knuckle cracking and the sound of tendons snapping when joints move. It mentions a 60-year experiment that found no link between knuckle cracking and arthritis, although there is limited research on potential negative effects.

Vocabulary:

• Synovial fluid: A lubricating substance found in joints.

• Tendons: Tough, flexible cords that connect muscles to bones.

• Arthritis: Inflammation of the joints, causing pain and stiffness.

• Grip strength: the ability to hold onto things firmly.

Source: Vox

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