BCQ Study

Are you a runner who experiences knee pain?

NUNM is conducting a research study to assess the feasibility and safety of an over-the-counter herbal supplement for endurance runners who experience chronic knee pain

You may be eligible if you:

  • Are between 18 and 45 years old
  • Run at least 15 miles per week
  • Have been experiencing knee pain for at least three months
  • Are willing to take the study supplement daily for eight weeks
  • Can attend two study visits at NUNM over a period of eight weeks
  • Are willing to have your blood drawn at each study visit

For more information call 503-552-1887 or email Email

This study is being conducted by the Helfgott Research Institute at National University of Natural Medicine.

Study title: “The Effects of Curcumin, Boswellia, Bromelain, and Quercetin on Inflammation and Chronic Knee Pain in Endurance Runners”
IRB # 072115
Approval Date: 08.31.2015
Principal Investigator: Andrew Erlandsen, ND