Glucosamine is an amino sugar that is found in the 'extra cellular matrix' (background material) of cartilage and is thought to promote its formation and repair.

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Glucosamine and chondroitin sulphate

Dr Karen Hambly talks about two popular nutritional supplements and their effects on joint cartilage.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Is there any scientific evidence for the use of glucosamine in the management of human osteoarthritis? Henrotin Y, Mobasheri A and Marty M. Arthritis Res Ther. 2012; 14(1): 201.


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