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Does Vitamin D Status Affect an Athlete’s Ability to Recover from Knee Surgery?

  A prospective study on 153 athletes that underwent ACL surgery looked at this very question.  Interestingly, the authors concluded that vitamin D status has no effect on outcomes, yet those with the lowest vitamin D status had three times the failure rate than those with higher vitamin D, meaning the authors’ conclusion is not the only conclusion at which one may arrive.  Here are the details... The average age of the 153 patients was around 24 years old – young... Read More
Posted by Nichole Herms at Thursday, May 27, 2021