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Our story

We have worked for over 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry, for Swiss and multinational companies, developing and marketing many healthcare products in Switzerland and in the world. Over the years, we have set a particular focus on mobility and connective tissue structure.

Our decision to focus on the specific indications of joint mobility and connective tissue structure happened naturally as a consequence of chronic joint pain of one of the founders. His painful knee originated in a sports accident 30 years ago, which evolved into a severe knee arthrosis. Far too young for a total knee replacement, all other options to maintain his mobility were explored and he developed his own formulation based on nutritional and latest cartilage science!

Testimonial of the founder – ¨how a football game changed my life¨

¨It all started with a football game 30 years ago in the USA. I have been a Swiss exchange student enjoying my year far away. During a football game I tore my cross- and interior ligaments. I was operated the next day. Everything seemed ok until one week later. I got high fever and the doctors diagnosed a post surgery staphylococcus infection. The doctors did not manage for over six months to get rid of the infection despite of high dosed antibiotics and six more operations. Finally I was lucky and was cured.

But two years later during a triathlon run I felt for the first time acute pain and the knee got swollen. My doctor diagnosed a strong degeneration of the cartilage in the whole knee. He told me that I have an osteo-arthritis due to the post surgery infection. My knee looked so bad that he explained me the possibilities of an artificial knee but he said that this is not an option due to my young age.

During my studies of biology I got more and more interested in the extracellular matrix and in the compounds which constitute the cartilage. Given the mostly very basic cartilage formulations available, I decided to formulate my own and most complete cartilage nutrition. This was the beginning of a fascinating journey and constant learning about the science of cartilage and the possibility of joint homeostasis. Today I am an active member of the International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS, www.cartilage.org).

My primary goal was to stop the degeneration 0f the cartilage and to enhance my mobility without pain and inflammation. Today I still have my ¨old¨ knee and I do a lot of sport (biking, walking, skiing, cross country skiing, swimming) without pain. We need to keep our joints in a homeostasis! My original cartilage formulation has certainly helped me in this struggle. I feel today, with 50 years better, than in my thirties.¨