Neck Pain & Sleep Problems

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 Physiotherapist, discusses neck pain & sleep problems. 

 Physiotherapist, discusses neck pain & sleep problems. 

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Featuring Carol Kennedy, BScPT, MClSc(manip), FCAMPT
Treloar Physiotherapy Vancouver

Presenter: Ms. Carol Kennedy, Physiotherapist, Vancouver, BC

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As many as one-third of people who have chronic pain also have sleep disorders.

Explanation:

As many as two-thirds of people who have chronic pain also have sleep disorders.

2

Sleeping on your stomach can worsen neck pain.

Explanation:

Sleeping on your stomach can make neck pain worse, because your neck is unsupported. Side sleeping and back sleeping are viable options.

3

People with insomnia may benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy.

Explanation:

There is a connection between physical health and mental health. Research has shown that people with insomnia may benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy.

4

Physiotherapy can reduce neck pain but won’t strengthen the neck.

Explanation:

Physiotherapy can help reduce neck pain and improve strength.

5

Putting a pillow between your legs may help reduce neck pain.

Explanation:

Putting a pillow between your legs may help reduce neck pain, because it can help keep your neck aligned with the spine.

This content is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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