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Last month i saw my doctor for knee evaluation.He said nothing is abnormal. My knee still poops/grinds when straightening.Can glucosamine HCl help?

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Dr. James Flanagan
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
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In brief: Knee grinding

In all probability your grinding in your knee is secondary to chondromalacia of the patella.
All double blind prosprective studies have found glucosamine to be no better than a placebo.

In brief: Knee grinding

In all probability your grinding in your knee is secondary to chondromalacia of the patella.
All double blind prosprective studies have found glucosamine to be no better than a placebo.
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