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Joint Pain Relief/Wrist and ankle question?


I'm a 16 year old female, and I do drink a lot of milk, water and try to exercise or stretch daily. I do have a question about my wrist and ankles though. When you rotate them in a circular motion, are they supposed to feel and make a little sound, they aren't in any pain though. I've just never really been observant, and only recently noticed, is that normal?

Hi Layla,

If your joints don't hurt then those sounds are generally referred to as "benign crepitus."  My own knees have crackled for many years when I bend down, but they never hurt.

Sometimes you can reduce the crackling by releasing some of the soft-tissue around the joint.  I show people how to do so on my free website,

My Wrist Pain Relief Page is here,

And my Ankle Pain Relief page is here,

Again, I know you're not in pain, but if you release some tight tissue that is yanking on your wrists or ankles
it may decrease the crackling when you use the joint.

I do hope this helps.

All the best,
Gary Crowley

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I can show 95 percent people how to relieve or eliminate their own joint pain for basically every joint in their body. 95 percent of joint pain, even chronic joint pain, is due to the shortening and tightening of tissue around joints. I show people how to release that tight tissue that is causing their pain. Every joint and every person is unique, but the principles to free yourself from pain are the same in 95 percent of cases.


I've been a Chronic Pain Relief Specialist for over 23 years, and have worked with over 25,000 bodies.

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