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Is vitamin D supplementation effective for low back pain? A systematic review and meta-analysis

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Low back pain (LBP) is the leading cause of years lived with disability worldwide. Current intervention strategies are failing to reduce the enormous global burden of LBP and are prompting researchers to investigate alternative management strategies, such as vitamin D supplementation. Vitamin D supplementation appears to down regulate pro-inflammatory cytokines which lead to pain and up regulate anti-inflammatory cytokines that reduce inflammation. These mechanisms might explain the increasin...

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Peer review status:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Oxford college:
Wadham College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-4349-7195
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Publisher:
American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians Publisher's website
Journal:
Pain Physician Journal website
Volume:
21
Issue:
2
Pages:
121-145
Publication date:
2018-03-01
Acceptance date:
2017-05-09
EISSN:
2150-1149
ISSN:
1533-3159
Pmid:
29565945
Source identifiers:
831424
Language:
English
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pubs:831424
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uuid:5848d5db-e8bb-4a29-bda9-8c3fa9697879
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pubs:831424
Deposit date:
2018-07-19

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