Practical Reviews

Vitamin D May Help Slow Structural, Functional Decline in Knee OA

Key PickKey Reviews are selected for their clinical importance or significance and are marked with a key icon.

Background: Treatment for osteoarthritis aims to reduce symptoms, improve function, and slow disease progression. Vitamin D can protect against increased bone turnover and cartilage degradation in animal models, but results from epidemiologic studies on the role of vitamin D in the treatment of osteoarthritis have been inconsistent. Objective: To determine if maintaining sufficient serum vitamin D levels in persons with knee osteoarthritis and baseline vitamin D deficiency alters t more...
To view this content, you must be a logged in subscriber to
Please Login to view this content.