Chronic Pain and Vitamin D

Staying healthy requires 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 study from researchers in California looked at one tiny dimension of this connection by studying the blood serum concentrations 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 general musculoskeletal pain. The report discovered that people reporting musculoskeletal pain had significantly lower levels of vitamin D.

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

If you’re experiencing long-term pain, there may be choices for you. In our clinic, we assess a wide range of issues that may be contributing to your pain problems, 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 (503) 642-2845 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.

June 05, 2015
Doctor Sunita Bhasin, Aloha & Salem, OR

Dr. Sunita Bhasin, D.C.

Dr. Bhasin grew up in Southern California and did her undergraduate work in pre-med at California State University Northridge, as well as Humboldt State University in California. Dr. Bhasin attended the University of Western States in Portland Oregon where she earned her Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. Dr. Bhasin has passed her National boards and her State Boards. Dr. Bhasin loves helping people and finds great joy helping injured people get out of pain and get their life back again. She has helped thousands of patients.