What does the general public think is happening when you crack their back?

What is that noise that a joint makes when you crack it? This video shows research on what people believe this is doing to them.

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  • Demoulin, Christophe, et al. “Beliefs in the population about cracking sounds produced during spinal manipulation.” Joint Bone Spine 85.2 (2018): 239-242.

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Online Physiotherapy

Put simply this is Physio done via either telephone or video over the internet. Skype and facetime are examples of this.

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