Dr. Wang explains if vitamin D helps a woman maintain her healthy spine.
I think we have a very heightened awareness of osteoporosis, especially in women, and we are very cognizant of it. There are a lot of good treatment regimens including vitamin D, calcium, and other medications, which can strengthen the bone quality, and it’s very, very important to institute those.
About Dr. Wang, M.D.:
Dr. Jeffrey Wang, M.D., is the Chief of Spine Surgery and Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Neurology at the UCLA School of Medicine. He specializes in all spine disorders in the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar area. His research interests include gene therapy for the treatment of spinal disorders, minimally invasive surgery for spinal disorders, bone growth biological proteins, and biomedical engineering of non-invasive spine surgery using high intensity focused ultrasonic waves.