Oral/parenteral vitamin D improves pain, mobility quality of life in elderly
The effect of oral and parenteral vitamin D supplementation in the elderly: a prospective, double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled studyRheumatol Int. 2012 Aug;32(8):2279-83. doi: 10.1007/s00296-011-1943-6. Epub 2011 May 10.
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120 community-dwelling patients over the age of 65 were randomized to receive a single dose of intramuscular vitamin D, intramuscular placebo, oral vitamin D, or oral placebo. The results of the study indicate that both intramuscular and oral vitamin D improve quality of life and functional mobility, and decreases pain among community dwelling seniors.
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