What data is available that there is initial period of benefit, and what is that duration??!knotwindy wrote: Easily,
Lots of other possible conclusions. How about the simple, obvious one. That CONTINUED use of the supplement makes no difference. Says nothing about the initial changes that might have occurred.
Placebos also have initial 'benefit', which means you feel good. and then the real symptoms resume.
For the OP, not enough methods to have cartilage re-grow to its original form and function.
For the active people (repetitive trauma), which are all the subscribers of kiteforum and other activities, keep limber with stretching and muscle tone maintenance is important.
Wear and tear happens with use. Family history of arthritis can increase your risk.