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Glucosamine Alone Not Effective for OA
Written by David. R. Seaman, D.C., M.S.   

Since 2001, four long-term studies have examined the utility of glucosamine and/or chondroitin supplementation versus placebo in patients suffering from osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee (1-4). One long-term study compared glucosamine sulfate with placebo in patients with OA of the hip (5). To date, there has yet to be a trial with glucosamine/chondroitin for spinal OA, although one case history has been published (6).


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