Popular knee medication no better than placebo for knee osteoarthritis
Have you been taking Glucosamine supplements in order to relieve knee pain?
A new study reveals it doesn’t really benefit with chronic knee pain.
Glucosamine is a commonly used remedy among the 27-million Americans with Osteoarthritis, to manage pain and strengthen cartilage.
But MRI results showed no improvement in bone bruises or cartilage.
But MRI results showed no improvement in bone bruises or cartilage when patients took a daily Glucosamine supplement for six months.
And while Glucosamine did not harm patients, there was no evidence it relieved pain or increased their physical function.