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BET 1. THE EFFECTS OF GLUCOSAMINE ON OSTEOARTHRITIS OF THE KNEE JOINT
  1. Michael Callaghan, Physiotherapist,
  2. Stephanie Pye, Physiotherapist
  1. Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK

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    Written and checked by Michael Callaghan and Stephanie Pye, Physiotherapists

    Institution: Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK

    Clinical scenario

    A middle-aged woman is receiving physiotherapy for her osteoarthritic knee. She mentions that her husband has heard that glucosamine tablets are great for arthritis and is thinking of buying some from a healthfood shop. She asks what you think about them. Before imparting wise words, you decide to check the evidence first.

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