Sleep is a critical period of physiologic recovery. It is important for your immune function, tissue healing, pain modulation, cardiovascular health, cognitive function, learning, and memory.
Adequate sleep is defined as 6-8 hours/night, but many people fall short of this. There is evidence that not getting enough sleep on a regular basis increases your risk of various health problems such as hypertension, cardiovascular disease, obesity, depression, diabetes, and also puts you at risk for accidents, injuries, falls, and dementia. If you aren’t sleeping well, you may need to improve your sleep hygiene.
Here are some suggestions for proper sleep practices:
If you are still having trouble sleeping, we can help.
The Physical Therapists at Balance Within can provide you with recommendations for proper body positioning for improved comfort, provide natural and long lasting solutions to the pain that is keeping you from sleeping well.
Let’s get you feeling better so you can sleep well to be well.
We offer FREE Discovery Consults with our Expert Physical Therapists where you can get your questions answered and gain certainty on whether we can help you with your aches & pains.
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