Nightly Sleep Duration, Fragmentation, and Quality and Daily Risk of Migraine.

  Abstract:  Objective: To test the hypotheses that insufficient duration, high fragmentation, and poor sleep quality are temporally associated with migraine onset on the day immediately following the sleep per...
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Poor Sleep Worsens Recovery from Chronic Low Back Pain

Sleep problems may decrease the likelihood of recovery from chronic low back pain over the long term and those who have musculoskeletal pain on top of insomnia have an even lower possibility of recovery, according to the...
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Yoga and Physical Therapy as Treatment for Chronic Lower Back Pain also Improves Sleep

Yoga and physical therapy (PT) are effective approaches to treating co-occurring sleep disturbance and back pain while reducing the need for medication, according to a new study. The research showed significant improveme...
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Self-Reported Prescription Drug Use for Pain and for Sleep and Incident Frailty

This study aimed to estimate incident frailty risks of prescription drugs for pain and for sleep in older US adults. 

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25 or 6 to 4 – Sleepless in Cytokines

AAPM Member and MedPage Today Pain Points blog contributor Heath McAnally, MD , discusses how pain clinicians can help their patients combat common contributors to chronic pain, such as poor sleep, exercise deprivation, ...
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Does Disordered Sleep Moderate the Relationship Between Pain, Disability, and Downstream Healthcare Utilization in Patients with Low Back Pain? A Longitudinal Cohort from the US Military Health System

The purpose was to evaluate the influence of disordered sleep on the relationship between pain and healthcare utilization (HCU) and pain-related disability and HCU in individuals with low back pain (LBP).

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Real Pain Relief, Now!

AAPM members Beth Darnall, PhD and David J. Tauben, MD are interviewed in this Consumer Reports article that explores the latest research on supplements, exercise, sleep, and more.
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