Ever Wondered What Happens When You Crack Your Knuckles? Now You Know


Your mother has always bashed you for cracking your knuckles because it supposedly weakens the joints in the long term. When I first did it, it appeared like I had broken my finger, but then gradually it became fun and I enjoy it from time to time especially when I am stressed or yawning.

But where does the cracking noise come from? Let us settle this debate once in for all with this video:

Although it feels great at times, cracking knuckles isn’t advised in front of other people. It is mostly taken as a sign of nervousness that has to do a lot with the psychological side of things that aren’t discussed here. So we won’t go on to say that crack all you want, but keep it discrete!