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Antioxidant vitamin and selenium supplements

One systematic review evaluated antioxidants (nine trials, 567 patients) [19]. Seven trials examined vitamin E and other trials examined selenium ACE, vitamin A and vitamin C. The authors found no convincing evidence that selenium, vitamin A, vitamin C or the combination product selenium ACE was effective in the treatment of osteo-arthritis.

Other alternative treatments

A detailed recent systematic review of alternative treatments in osteo-arthritis [20] found no evidence to support the use of homeopathy, magnet therapy, tai chi, leech therapy, music therapy, yoga, imagery and therapeutic touch. For these various treatments the evidence was weak and contradictory.

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