Efficacy of methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) in osteoarthritis pain of the knee: a pilot clinical trial.

@article{Kim2006EfficacyOM,
  title={Efficacy of methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) in osteoarthritis pain of the knee: a pilot clinical trial.},
  author={Linda S. Kim and Lawrence J Axelrod and Paul Howard and Nick Buratovich and Robert F. Waters},
  journal={Osteoarthritis and cartilage},
  year={2006},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={286-94}
}
OBJECTIVE Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and the second most common cause of long-term disability among middle-aged and older adults in the United States. Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is a popular dietary supplement used as a single agent and in combination with other nutrients, and purported to be beneficial for arthritis. However, there is paucity of evidence to support the use of MSM. METHODS A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was conducted. Fifty… CONTINUE READING