Is there role for vitamin D in the treatment of chronic pain?

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Chronic pain is highly prevalent in the developed world, and levels of vitamin D are often lower among those with chronic pain conditions than those without. Supplementation of vitamin D has been investigated as a potential independent treatment for chronic pain. This paper presents an overview of the scientific evidence and provides recommendations for use of vitamin D in clinical practice with chronic pain patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)131-135
Number of pages5
JournalTherapeutic advances in musculoskeletal disease
Issue number6
Early online date9 May 2017
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2017

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This research received no specific grant from any funding agency in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors.


  • chronic pain
  • supplementation
  • treatment
  • vitamin D


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