Pain is your body’s way of telling you something is wrong. But it doesn’t always tell you exactly what’s wrong and if you need medical treatment. So, when pain develops in your hand, wrist or elbow, how do you know whether to treat it at home or see a doctor?
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Popping and cracking in your wrist (also known as crepitus) can be an uncomfortable sensation that arises during many of your daily activities. Unfortunately, the origins of this joint noise are not always clear-cut.
Wrist anatomy is complex, and finding the cause of your pain can be tricky. Wrist pain may feel sharp, dull, achy, or like pins and needles. Pain can occur when you bend your wrist forward, flex it backward, put pressure on it, or rotate it to turn a doorknob.