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How does synovial fluid help your joints?

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Synovial fluid is your joints' natural lubricant. It cushions the bones in your joints so they don't rub together.

From: Caring for Your Joints WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Arthritis Foundation: "Protect Your Joints."

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "Exercise and Bone Health," "Do I Have Arthritis?"

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Reviewed by David Zelman on January 08, 2018

SOURCES:

Arthritis Foundation: "Protect Your Joints."

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "Exercise and Bone Health," "Do I Have Arthritis?"

ChooseMyPlate.gov.

Reviewed by David Zelman on January 08, 2018

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