Glucosamine aids in connective tissue growth, repair, and health. Although more expensive, another option is a glucosamine / chondroitin complex. Both are natural compounds and essential for the maintenance of tendons, ligaments, and joints.
The recommended dosage for an acute injury is 4,500 mg / day taken in three equal (1,500 mg.) servings throughout the day.
Written by Dr. Sternlicht for www.jeffshealthclub.com on 3.15.06