"Osteochondritis dissecans (sometimes spelled dessecans, and abbreviated "OCD") is a painful condition within a joint of the body in humans or animals, in which fragments of cartilage or bone have become loose within a joint, leading to pain and inflammation. These fragments are sometimes referred to as "joint mice" due to a squeaking sound sometimes resulting from the joint. Specifically, OCD is a type of osteochondrosis in which a lesion has formed within the cartilage layer itself, giving rise to secondary inflammation. It has a complex etiology, and can be caused by genetic, hormonal, environmental and nutritional factors.
In animals, OCD is considered a developmental and metabolic disorder related to cartilage growth and endochondral ossification. Osteochondritis itself signifies the disturbance of the usual growth process of cartilage, and OCD is the term used when this affects joint cartilage causing a fragment to become loose. OCD in animals is "well recognized but poorly understood"." (Wikipedia)
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Caraway Oil, Honey and Apple Cider Vinegar
[YEA] 01/08/2008: Sayeed from Hyderabad, India: "In response to Lynn's question for his brother with bone chip.
one tea spoon Caraway(kalonji) oil two tea spoon pure honey 2 tea spoon vinegar (ACV).
Mix it daily in a cup, consume half of it early morning before break fast and remaining half at bed time. Keep doing it for 40 days, even after healing for complete results.
This remedy was given to my cousin (by a pious elder), whose both knees were not bonding for 2 years after an accident."Replies
01/04/2008: Lynn replies: "I have a question and I don't know if anyone has an answer, but my brother in law has a bone chip on his ankle. He has had surgery once to "fix" it but it didn't work, the pain is back, and he is once again, walking with a cane. I don't know how big this bone chip is, but is there anyway to either dissolve the bone chip, or to get the bone chip to attach to his ankle?"