[Note: The full text of this research-based, expert-reviewed guide for healthcare professionals, with related educational materials for patients, is available free at the nonprofit Pain Treatment Topic Website (http://pain-topics.org/clinical_concepts/vitamind.php)
Helping patients overcome their chronic musculoskeletal pain and fatigue syndromes may be as simple, well tolerated, and inexpensive as an extra daily supplement of vitamin D.
A comprehensive Report and a shorter Practitioner Briefing review the clinical evidence and provide clinical guidance for healthcare providers.
A special Brochure for patients explains what vitamin D is, how it works, and how it can help them.
Source: Pain Treatment Topics, June 2008. By Leavitt, SB.