Clinical Study Title:
Vitamin D deficiency and chronic low back pain in Saudi Arabia.
|Plain English Summary:|
|This study looked at the role of vitamin D in low back pain. Participants ranged in age from 15-52 and suffered from chronic back pain that had no apparent cause. These participants were examined to determine if there was a link between vitamin D deficiencies that may be causing the back pain. Vitamin D supplementation was used to try to treat the back pain. This study found that vitamin D deficiency is a possible cause of low back pain, and that daily supplementation of vitamin D can help to alleviate this deficiency and the low back pain.|