Sleep and Your Healing

How much priority do you give to your sleep? Are you suffering from chronic pain, recovering from surgery or have a new injury? Sleep plays an unquestionably crucial role in your bodies ability to heal. Yes, there are many factors that play into your bodies healing response and your ability to recover and reduce pain and inflammation. Diet, exercise and specific physical therapy intervention are a few important ones to mention, however the importance of sleep is often swept under the rug.