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Does glucosamine help with MCL recovery after surgery?
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Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
There is no evidence that glucosamine will promote ligament healing with or without surgery.

In brief: No
There is no evidence that glucosamine will promote ligament healing with or without surgery.
Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee
Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee
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Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
In brief: No
There is no evidence that glucosamine is helpful.

In brief: No
There is no evidence that glucosamine is helpful.
Dr. Barry Waldman
Dr. Barry Waldman
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Dr. John Ayres
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: No
Glucosamine is one of the building blocks for articular cartialge, so some feel that it may help with maintaining cartilage health or reversing the changes of degenerative arthritis.
It has nothing to do with ligaments like the mcl.

In brief: No
Glucosamine is one of the building blocks for articular cartialge, so some feel that it may help with maintaining cartilage health or reversing the changes of degenerative arthritis.
It has nothing to do with ligaments like the mcl.
Dr. John Ayres
Dr. John Ayres
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