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Poor sleep quality and Insomnia

Poor sleep is associated with increased chronic pain and exacerbation of musculoskeletal symptoms.
Annual cost of lost sleep to the UK is around £30bn 200,000 working days lost. 1 in every 3 people in the UK are affected by insomnia.

Poor sleep is associated with increased chronic pain and exacerbation of musculoskeletal symptoms. Sleep deprivation yields numerous detrimental effects on people and even mild sleep deprivation negatively affects pain sensitivity in healthy adults Poor sleep has also been associated with increased risk of injury and an increase in the risk of developing chronic pain in the neck, shoulders and low back.

Conversely, musculoskeletal conditions can also disrupt the body’s ability to sleep. sleep problems are common among people with chronic MSK pain. This poor quality of sleep leads to fatigue, worsening an individual’s quality of life.

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Musculoskeletal Health: A Public Health Approach

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