I'm 15 and have been playing guitar for 3 years, of which I have never realized any problems with my fingers. But as of a few weeks the top joint ( furthest from the knuckle ) of my ring finger on my left hand has been clicking quite loudly and sometimes sticking in a certain position, where it will under pressure click back 'into place'.
It is not painful but the clicking is very annoying and I am concerned whether it may be the cartilage and thus could lead to athritis or loss of mobility within the joint.As I play guitar daily this would be disasterous to me.
Any help greatly appreciated, regards
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