Synovial Fold -Noise- and Suction

Chiropractic done by hand

Synovial Fold -Noise- and Suction. With recent data collected using MRI on the metacarpophylangeal joint, the current idea around a cracking joint appears to have been seriously challenged. Current belief is that cavitation, a process of bubble formation and subsequent collapse, is responsible for the noise. But curiously, when you look up ‘cavitation’, it is an […]

Audible Articular Release Model

Audible articular release

Audible articular release sounds are very common with spinal manipulation. There are still many people afraid of the sound and prevent them from trying spinal manipulation as a treatment for back or neck pain. To improve the explanation of this common procedure, Dr. Jerome Fryer, chief innovations officer at Dynamic Disc Designs Corp., has developed an […]

Audible Noises and Synovial Joints

Synovial Joints, Synovial Fold

The classic “pop” or “snap” or audible noises associated with a synovial joint distraction is a curious sound. There seems to be a generalized consensus that the structure responsible for the noise is a gas bubble. For a review, you can read here and find out that we don’t really know where the sound is […]