Staying healthy involves a complex balance of hormones, vitamins, blood chemistry, immunology, neurology, and genetics. When any of these components are out of harmony, we experience disease or pain. A recent research study from California looked at one tiny dimension of this relationship by looking at the blood serum concentrations of vitamin D in pain patients who were getting care at an acute rehabilitation center.
The researchers took blood samples from 414 patients and assessed each of them for general muscle pain. The report discovered that people reporting musculoskeletal pain had substantially lower levels of vitamin D.
In fact, test subjects with a blood serum level of
If you’re struggling with chronic pain, there may be options for you. In our office, we assess a wide range of issues that may be contributing to your pain conditions, including vitamin D, and we work with our patients to naturally restore your body’s natural function through chiropractic care.
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Matossian-Motley DL, Drake DA, Camargo CA, Quraishi SA. Association between serum 25(OH)D level and nonspecific musculoskeletal pain in acute rehabilitation unit patients. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 2014;October 14 Epub.