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Cracking the Neck?

JKDE302JJKDE302 Posts: 348
edited 06/11/2012 - 7:32 AM in Neck Pain: Cervical
When I was younger I use to crack my neck all the time becuse it always felt tight. I would put my hand on my chin and just push it to each side and felt alot of relief. Now my neck does not crack anymore unless I go to a chiro. I wonder if cracking my neck led to all the problems I have now?

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  • I personally did not ever crack my neck, but before my surgery it would crack on its own. Since my surgery it still does it, I hear it and it drives me nuts. My kids crack their necks and fingers, I have told them to stop in the off chance that it does contribute to neck problems
  • tell them to stop....if you got OA or DDD...

    well I also have had neck injury but its hard to say if cracking the neck is good or bad...
  • I worried about this too and one day while seeing my neurosurgeon the pressure was intense in my back. So I asked the NS what should I do. He said to pop it if it felt like I needed to. So I did right then and it was instant relief.

    I have had my neck popped since I was in my early 20's and it did not contribute to the problems I suffer today. I still pop it after having had surgery. It's the only way to gain relief at times.

    Bottom line, I was curious and asked my doc before I did anything. Every case is unique ad the only one that really knows your spine, is your surgeon. When in doubt, ask.

    "C"
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