Aug 14, 2019 | chronic pain

The Importance of Sleep to Patients in Chronic Pain

Individuals who suffer from chronic pain often present with significant medical and psychiatric comorbidities that can exacerbate the pain experience and contribute to a further erosion of quality of life and disability. In this current climate of reducing the reliance on opioids or opioid sparing it is essential that clinicians effectively and efficiently identify and manage these comorbidities. One way to improve patient’s quality of life is to help them improve their sleep.

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