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Popping joints

Hi, I'm 25 and for a long time now, a few of my joints pop and crack often when moving, notably the shoulders, knees, wrists and ankles. These cracks don't hurt but are very annoying. I've started taking Cod Liver Oil supplements as I was told they help joint problems. Will this help?

The other joint crack is in my thumbs. Most notable my right thumb. I've been playing guitar for 12 years and I have until now put it down to some sort of RSI. It's now getting to the point that my right thumb joint will stiffen up whilst strumming (worse if using a plectrum) and have to stop to click the joint. Not a nice sound for an audience to hear when you're playing an acoustic guitar with a microphone in front of it!
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Hi Dear,

I can understand your problem.
If there is a popping sensation, then conservative treatment consisting of exercises and stretching can be performed. If these treatments do not relieve the symptoms, arthroscopic surgery would be helpful
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Thank you for advice :-)
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what does arthroscopic surgery consist of, I have a sore shoulder, popping, that has not got much better with 6 months of therapy.
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