Osteomalacia and Vitamin D Deficiency
Vitamin D is an important requirement for healthy bones and joints. Sunlight is the richest source of Vitamin D. Surprisingly deficiency of Vitamin D is very common with prevalence as high as 80% in some of the studies. The deficiency can lead to poor musculoskeletal health and can predispose patients to both inflammatory and degenerative musculoskeletal diseases. Vitamin D Deficiency can be easily managed by increasing sunlight exposure and supplementation of Vitamin D.