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If you suffer from arthritis, you know how debilitating it can be. And while most people associate the disorder with hands, arthritis in other joints, such as knee osteoarthritis, are common as well. But people don’t need to immediately turn to medication. Rather, they should try some of the following natural products to see if they garner any relief.

For one, it’s important to understand that arthritis is an inflammation of the joint membranes, so you want to incorporate natural elements into your life that will temper and relieve that issue. As such, there are numerous herbal remedies for arthritis, and you’ll have to experiment until you find the products that work for you. For one, try a vegetarian diet with lots of eggs and dairy. This has had positive results for many people. Others find arthritis is worsened by the consumption of certain foods, in which case, you should systematically eliminate these foods from your diet.

In London physicians discovered a way to grow new cartilage in patients with osteoarthritis.

Healthy cells are harvested from the knee, and then sent to Germany to be re-grown in a petri dish with growth enhancers.

A thin layer of cartilage made from the patients’ cells and DNA is then placed back into the knee.

More to follow as information becomes available…..