Orthomol arthroplus is a food for special medical purposes (balanced diet). Orthomol arthroplus for diet management of arthrotic joint changes.
Cartilage and joints are particularly stressed in arthrotic joint changes, therefore the nutritive intake of cartilage components such as glucosamine sulphate, chondroitin sulphate, collagen hydrolysate, hyaluronic acid and acetylcysteine is important, as is the intake of omega-3 fatty acids (eicosapentaenoic acid, docosahexaenoic acid).
Furthermore, the properties of vitamin C and vitamin E as well as the trace elements zinc, selenium, copper and manganese are important for the joint structures. Calcium, vitamin D and vitamin K are of great importance for maintaining the skeletal structure in osteoarthritis.