Following a traumatic accident you will need to undergo rehabilitation. Accident rehabilitation has many facets and one of the more important ones is sleep. Pain management and sleep go hand-in-hand and it’s imperative that you listen to your physiotherapist when they tell you get some rest. Why you need sleep when you’re trying to manage pain Accident rehabilitation is a combination of pain management and physiotherapy. In order for these to work in tandem for your recovery, you need to get ample sleep. It is often thought that sleep is when the body and mind shut down. On the contrary; sleep is when our mind processes the day and our body repairs tissues, synthesizes hormones and restores itself. Following an accident, your body needs extra time to rejuvenate. When you’re in pain, your body will try to overcome it and keep you awake. When you’re deprived of sleep, your body…

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