Chronic Pain & Sleep
12 Quick Tips for a Better Quality Sleep
Sleep problems are one of the most common causes of suffering amongst people living with chronic pain. Learn more about how to get a better night’s sleep here.
Sleep Series – Part 1: Understanding Sleep
In this 3-part Sleep Series we look at what sleep is and why it is important, how it impacts on pain, some common sleep disturbances and what the research says about how to get a better night’s sleep.
Sleep Series – Part 2: Understanding Sleep Problems
This is the second part of our 3-part Sleep Series. In this article we look at some common sleep problems and the research behind the treatments for them.
Sleep Series – Part 3: Getting a Better Night’s Sleep
In this final part of our 3-part Sleep Series we talk through the latest research on sleep, napping, caffeine, exercise, diet and getting a better night’s sleep.
Chronic pain and sleep resources
If you are wanting to learn more about getting a good night’s sleep, this section includes resources on: Sleep and Pain Better Quality Sleep Sleep Problems Free Worksheets Sleep and Pain Booklet: Getting a good night’s sleep (link) Booklet: NHS:...
Good Quality Sleep
Getting good quality sleep is important for the body’s restorative functions. A large majority of patients who experience chronic pain naturally find it difficult to fall asleep and stay asleep. Sleep disturbances resulting from chronic pain may make coping with pain more difficult.