Does Knuckle Cracking cause Arthritis?

Ever been told (usually by your parents or grandparents) that if you crack your knuckles too much then you will wear them out? It was a very common theory circulating back around the times of the mid 1900’s that the collapse of air bubbles within fluid causes degeneration of items within the liquid. Although this is true in marine equipment, people also suspected that the same could be said for the synovial fluid within our joints. As such, they suspected that the cracking of your knuckles could lead to