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Pain and Sleep

QUICK TIP 1

Skills such as desensitisation, distraction and meditation can improve sleep

QUICK TIP 2

Physical activity helps sleep

In this episode, you will learn that people with pain will often experience difficulties sleeping. There are things you can do to optimise your sleep, and therefore your pain management. Sleep goals should be developed and included in your pain management plan.

At the end of each video, go to the Health Plan link to record your progress and goals. Fill in the SCI Pain Questionnaire to help your Doctor or healthcare provider design a treatment program that is right for you.