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What are some over-the-counter remedies for knee pain?

Here area couple of things you can buy at the drugstore that might provide relief from knee pain:

Capsaicin: You may be tempted to try oral capsaicin supplements, but save your money. They don’t affect pain. However, a rub-on capsaicin cream can soothe painful joints, such as your knees.

Glucosamine: Although more research is needed, some studies show that glucosamine supplements may improve symptoms of osteoarthritis in people with moderate to severe pain and stiffness. They may also delay the condition's progression.

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