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When Joint Nutraceuticals Are Not Enough

In a recent blog, https://wp.me/p2WBdh-za, I talked about the big three joint supplement ingredients – glucosamine, chondroitin and hyaluronic acid. They are components of the joint cartilage and/or synovial fluid that bathes the joint space and interior of tendon sheaths … Continue reading

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How Joint Supplements Work

The first joint supplement for horses came out in the 1980s and was a chondroitin sulfate only product, followed by products containing Perna (green-lipped mussel). In the early 1990s, a patent was granted for the first equine combination joint supplement … Continue reading

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Liniments Are Worth the Effort

With our often medication oriented mind set it’s easy to overlook the benefits of topical therapy but this has a tremendous amount to offer, especially for joints and muscles. You don’t have to look any further than your own experience … Continue reading

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Full Spectrum Joint Support Supplements

The big three joint nutraceutical ingredients – glucosamine, chondroitin and hyaluronate – address the health of joint cartilage but there are other types of tissues that also play key roles.                                       Stabilizing structures of the stifle … Continue reading

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ABC of Joint Nutraceuticals

It’s been about three decades since the first oral joint support supplement came on the market, a chondroitin sulfate product.  This was followed by glucosamine (as a sulfate or chloride) and hyaluronic acid aka hyaluronate or hyaluronan.  This is the … Continue reading

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Dr. Green and Father Time

If you follow the veterinary research literature on musculoskeletal injuries you will see there is often strong emphasis placed on rapid healing and reduced downtime.  There is nothing inherently wrong with those goals but the reality is that any advantages … Continue reading

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