Chronic Pain Video

Chronic Pain and Sleep Deficiency

This course is a basic overview of the relationship between sleep deficiency and chronic pain. The myriad of sleep disturbance risk factors for pain is presented as well as the very complex systems involved in sleep and pain interaction.

The learner will be able to:
Understand how deficient sleep can affect pain.
Understand the bidirectional relationship between sleep and pain.
Describe the clinical implications of the sleep/pain relationship.