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Chronic Pain and Vitamin D

Staying healthy requires a complex balance of genetics, nutrition, hormones, and immunology. When any of these components are out of balance, we experience disease or pain. A recent paper from researchers in California looked at one tiny dimension of this connection by looking at the blood serum concentrations of vitamin D in pain patients who were getting care at an acute rehab center.

The researchers took blood samples from 414 people and assessed each of them for general muscle pain. The report found that people reporting musculoskeletal pain had considerably lower levels of vitamin D.

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

If you’re troubled with long-term 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.

Give our office a call today at (360) 659-8464 to see how we can help you get out of pain.

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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June 03, 2015
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Dr. Ernst

Arlington Chiropractor, Dr. Loren Ernst explains, “Chiropractic care, combined with sound nutritional choices and adequate exercise can have a profound effect on patients’ lives. Our mission is to help our patients understand how a healthy nervous system can improve their quality of life and give them their lives back.”