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The Effect of Sleep on Chronic Pain: Enhancing Sleep Can Lead to Less Pain and Better Outcomes

by User Not Found | Nov 01, 2015
November 2015
​Those suffering from chronic pain caused by a workplace injury may have trouble falling or staying ​asleep, but a lack of sleep can lead to a sleep-pain cycle where pain causes insomnia and a lack of sleep exacerbates pain. This paper offers an overview of the process of sleep, sleep disturbances, and insomnia. Additionally, it outlines treatment options and therapeutic recommendations focused on achieving better outcomes by advancing recovery and ultimately returning to function. Click here to read more.