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25 Jul 2006

kneecap cartlidge worn out
The cartlidge on my kneecap has worn out and as a result the bones are grinding on top of each other causing pain. Is it necessary to go for an operation, or can one rebuild the cartlidge by using glucosamine, chondroiton, MSM supplements?
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cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Angie
The supplements will not make the cartilage grow again - the orthopod can just clean the joint with a small hole and a procedure called arthroscopy if you are scared to go for an operation at this stage.
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