New study reveals possible relationship between vitamin D and chronic musculoskeletal pain

August 24th, 2011

Is vitamin D a neglected analgesic for chronic musculoskeletal pain? Dr. Suzan Abou-Raya, professor of geriatric medicine at the University of Alexandria in Egypt, thinks it could be and recommends that physicians should consider oral supplementation for all pain patients. Dr. Abou-Raya based her opinion on the findings of a recent study in which she and her colleagues evaluated the association between vitamin D status and chronic musculoskeletal pain in a cohort of community-dwelling older adults.
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