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What is the most appropriate glucosamine/chondroitin supplement that you have used for bursitis?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
4 doctors agree

In brief: None!

Bursa have no cartilage .
They could not work! I am dubious that they are of benefit in any form of arthritis!

In brief: None!

Bursa have no cartilage .
They could not work! I am dubious that they are of benefit in any form of arthritis!
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Robert Gluck
Surgery - Hand Surgery
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In brief: Glucosamine

Hard to say as the bioavailability and standardization of dosage is not well regulated or established.
While I use it in my practice it's efficacy is still open for discussion in arthritis, arguably helping maybe 40-50% of patients (comparable to placebo efficacy) it's efficacy in other conditions such as bursitis is even less well established.

In brief: Glucosamine

Hard to say as the bioavailability and standardization of dosage is not well regulated or established.
While I use it in my practice it's efficacy is still open for discussion in arthritis, arguably helping maybe 40-50% of patients (comparable to placebo efficacy) it's efficacy in other conditions such as bursitis is even less well established.
Dr. Robert Gluck
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