Chronic Pain

Got Pain? What’s Sleep Got to Do with It?

Posted by Dr. David Bradshaw on March 29, 2017

Researchers notice that when people are prevented from getting enough sleep, they experience increased pain. You might even notice that when you have pain from something like a headache, if you can get a good night’s sleep, the pain is gone when you wake up.


Dealing with Pain

Physical Injury - Dealing with Pain

Dealing with Pain

Controlling pain is an essential step to regaining a sense of well-being after a deployment injury. There are two major categories of pain: chronic and acute. Pain that exists after an injury has healed is called chronic pain.

Physical Injury-Dealing with Others

Adjusting to Injuries

Adjusting to Physical Injury

Adjusting to a deployment injury can be painful and difficult, particularly if the injury was disabling or disfiguring. Adjusting may take months, or even years.

Don't be a pain in the neck!

Author: Dr. Alex Patterson is a licensed clinical psychologist at the National Center for Telehealth & Technology (T2). He is currently working to develop mobile applications that provide education and behavior-change strategies for the military and provider community.

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