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Negative thought processes about sleep and pain are common amongst people with chronic back pain. These thoughts can make it harder to sleep because they arouse your body and mind, heighten emotions such as anger, frustration and anxiety and make it less likely you’ll get into good sleeping practices or take good care of your pain.
However you can learn to beat the insomnia this causes by changing how you think your pain will affect your ability to sleep by using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy techniques. Find out how here.Continue reading
Choosing the right mattress isn’t just important because it increases the likelihood of getting a decent night’s sleep.
It’s also important because sleeping on the wrong kind of mattress can be the cause of back pain in chronic pain sufferers and ‘healthy’ people alike.
The problem is finding the right mattress for your back can be so bloody confusing. So I’ve put together this list of 7 things you need to know to make sure you get one that not only helps to ease your pain but also gives you a good night’s rest too.Continue reading
Insomnia can be a big problem for people with chronic low back pain. It can lead to you experiencing more pain and this increase in pain can make it even harder to sleep. A vicious circle.
However it doesn’t have to be this way. Getting a good night’s sleep is so important for your physical and emotional health so follow these 7 techniques and never spend another frustrating night staring at the ceiling again!Continue reading