Tag Archives: glucosamine

Glucosamine No Help for Low Back Pain

(ĐTĐ) – The popular supplement glucosamine doesn’t help people who have low back pain, a clinical trial finds. The study looked specifically at 250 people with evidence of osteoarthritis (OA) of the spine. All of the patients had at least some disability because of low back pain, but most were still able to work. For […]

Study: Glucosamine, Chondroitin No Help for Arthritis

(ĐTĐ) –  The popular supplements glucosamine and chondroitin don’t do much to relieve the pain associated with hip or knee osteoarthritis (OA), according to a new analysis of 10 studies. This is not the first time that research has cast doubt on the effectiveness of these two supplements. The heavily anticipated, government-funded Glucosamine/chondroitin Arthritis Intervention […]