Glucosamine

Oral glucosamine is a dietary supplement and is not a pharmaceutical drug. Glucosamine is marketed to support the structure and function of joints and the marketing is targeted to people suffering from osteoarthritis. Commonly sold forms of glucosamine are glucosamine sulfate, glucosamine hydrochloride, and N-acetylglucosamine. Glucosamine is often sold in combination with other supplements such […]

Hyaluronic Acid

Hyaluronic acid is a substance that is naturally present in the human body. It is found in the highest concentrations in fluids in the eyes and joints. The hyaluronic acid that is used as medicine is extracted from rooster combs or made by bacteria in the laboratory. eople take hyaluronic acid for various joint disorders, including […]

PRP

Platelet rich plasma injections (PRP injections) Blood contains plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. Platelets are small discoid cells with a life span of about 7-10 days. Inside platelets contain granules which contain clotting and growth factors. During the healing process, the platelets are activated and aggregate together. They then release the […]

Vitamin D

Vitamin D has several important functions. For example, it helps regulate the amount of calcium and phosphate in the body.These nutrients are needed to keep bones and teeth healthy.A lack of vitamin D can lead to bone deformities such as rickets in children and bone pain and tenderness as a result of a condition called osteomalacia in adults. […]