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Move Free - What You Need to Know

Move Free Claims It Can Comfort Sore Joints

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Updated September 25, 2012

What Is Move Free?

Move Free is a dietary supplement that contains 1500 mg glucosamine hydrochloride, 200 mg chondroitin sulfate, 250 mg Uniflex, and 3.3 mg hyaluronic acid. Uniflex works as a powerful anti-oxidant and is derived from two herbs -- Chinese Scullcap and Black Catechu.

Indications and Effectiveness of Move Free

The supplement's manufacturer states that glucosamine and chondroitin rebuild joints, while hyaluronic acid replenishes your joints, and Uniflex protects your joints. Move Free is marketed for people with joint problems.

According to a small clinical trial published as an abstract in Osteoarthritis and Cartilage and the manufacturer's unpublished data, study participants experienced relief at 8 weeks: 83% had improved joint comfort, 78% improved function in daily activities, 72% improved physical function. Significant improvements with Move Free occurred in 1 to 2 weeks versus the 4 to 8 weeks typical of either glucosamine or chondroitin.

Availability of Move Free

There are three other products besides Move Free Advanced:

  • Move Free Advanced Triple Srength
  • Move Free Advanced Triple Srength Plus MSM & Vitamin D
  • Move Free Advanced Plus MSM

Triple Strength formula means that you only take 2 tablets per day. Check for Move Free in the pharmacy/health section of your local store or look online. [compare http://erclk.about.com/?zi=8/2uHE]

Precautions and Warnings for Move Free

The product contains soy and shellfish. People with known seafood allergies should not take Move Free.

Bottom Line

As with any supplement, whether it is in pill form or liquid, discuss the product with your doctor before trying it. Discuss how to take it, how much to take, if any interactions are possible with other drugs and supplements you take, and what are realistic expectations for the product. In other words, if you haven't seen results in a specified time period, should you discontinue Move Free? Consult your doctor before buying Move Free and with any subsequent concerns.

Source:

Schiff Move Free Advanced. Accessed 6/20/09.
http://www.movefreeadvanced.com/default.asp

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