Staying healthy involves a complex balance of genetics, nutrition, hormones, and immunology. When any of these elements are out of balance, we experience disease or discomfort. A recent research study from Mission Viejo, California looked at one tiny aspect of this relationship by looking at the blood serum levels of vitamin D in people with pain who were getting treatment at an acute rehab center.

The researchers took blood samples from 414 patients and assessed each of them for nonspecific musculoskeletal pain. The study discovered that patients reporting musculoskeletal pain had significantly lower levels of vitamin D.

For that matter, test subjects with a blood serum level of

If you’re suffering from chronic pain, there may be options for you. In our office, we assess a wide range of factors 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.

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