Chondroitin (chondroitin sulphate) is a chemical substance which is widely taken by arthritics to slow joint cartilage breakdown.

Chondroitin sulphate is extracted mostly from shellfish, and is a component of normal cartilage, helping to give it its elasticity.


Glucosamine and chondroitin sulphate

Dr Karen Hambly talks about two popular nutritional supplements and their effects on joint cartilage.