MSM is recognized for its ability to support overall joint health and a normal range of motion. In the double
blinded, placebo controlled study results showed MSM produces a significant decrease in WOMAC pain and physical function
impairment with significant improvements in the performance of daily living activities using the SF-36 evaluation.
Additionally, a study showed significant improvement in WOMAC physical function and total WOMAC score. The study also found VAS
Pain scores had significant improvement. Pain scores and the Lequesne index
as efficacy parameters with MSM showing significant improvement over placebo.
Usha’s results also indicated better results with the combination of MSM and glucosamine than with either of these two ingredients
alone, suggesting a possible synergistic effect. These three studies constitute the main foundation supporting
MSM’s use for maintaining healthy joints and normal range of motion.