On Sam Dworkis’s recommendation, I bought Syn-flex, a liquid Glucosamine formula that is supposed to heal joints and improve mobility. It also has chondroitin, omega 3 and 6, boswellin, yucca, vitamins A, E, and C, manganese, and bromelain. The liquid form allows for better nutritional absorption than pills.
Please note the following warning: “those who are allergic to shellfish may experience a reaction to Syn-flex. In most cases, allergies are caused by proteins in shellfish, not chitin, a carbohydrate from which glycogen is extracted so it should be safe for someone with an allergy to shellfish or iodine to take glycogen.” See this page for details. I happen to have an allergy to shellfish, but San-flex has not affected me adversely.
I have had sore hip joints for a couple of months or so, and it really started getting bad about three weeks ago when I spent too much time seated in Easy Pose during my meditation course (combined with my lower-back sprain). Practically all my joints have lost flexibility with age so I’ve been looking for some kind of aid in recovery.
San-Flex promises improvement within 10-14 days. I’ve been taking it for about five days, and have noticed a marginal improvement in the aching in my hip joints. For some people it might take up to 20-25 days to see results. It does not taste that bad, either. I will keep you posted if there is any improvement.