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5 year old hips are cracking a lot - is this a growing up thing?

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SarfEasticated Tue 18-Jun-13 13:29:52

My little girl's hips have started cracking a lot, i can feel it when she sits on my lap. Is this normal?
Thanks in advance...

ClockWatchingLady Tue 18-Jun-13 14:08:43

My DS has always had clicky joints and occasionally a hip will "crack". I mentioned this to the GP, who said clicky is fine as long as it's not associated with lots of pain, or inflammation (red, hot, swollen joints). I think it can be associated with hypermobility, or slightly lax connective tissue in joints.

SarfEasticated Sat 22-Jun-13 08:45:05

Thanks ClockWatchingLady that puts my mind at rest. We'll keep up with the swimming and hope that helps. Thanks again smile

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