Skip to content

    Announcements

    Attention All WebMD Community Members:

    These message boards are closed to posting. Please head on over to our new WebMD Message Boards to check out and participate in the great conversations taking place: https://messageboards.webmd.com/

    Bone Strength Joint Strength
    avatar
    kmmckn posted:
    My ankles continuously pop and crackle, does anyone have a clue as to how to make this stop? I get plenty of exercise and eat right.
     
    avatar
    atti_editor responded:
    Does the cracking and popping cause you any pain? This article explains why joints sometimes pop or crack and says that "painless cracking of joints is -- as a rule -- not harmful." If this is something that you are concerned with, it would be a good idea to speak with your doctor.


    Helpful Tips

    Stretching and Swimming
    low impact and have found to be the two best activities for overall fitness More
    Was this Helpful?
    2 of 2 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

    For more information, visit the National Osteoporosis Foundation website