Chronic pain can be a debilitating condition that affects every aspect of a person's life. One of the most significant challenges that chronic pain sufferers face is getting enough restful sleep. In fact, studies have shown that people with chronic pain are more likely to experience sleep disturbances than those without pain.
In this blog post, we will explore the relationship between sleep and chronic pain, the impact of poor sleep on pain, and provide some tips for managing pain and improving sleep quality.
On Memorial Day weekend 2022, I was driving to my house when a drunk driver failed to stop at a stop sign, crossed over into my lane, and hit me head-on going so fast his car turned completely around heading the other direction.
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The origin of lower back pain often comes from the IT Band and the glutes. The IT Band, also known as the iliotibial band, runs along the outside of the thigh. The IT band connects the iliac crest, which is part of the pelvic-hip complex to the outside of the knee.
Tension in the IT Band, or gluteus, in particular has tremendous impact on the lower region of the back. Try these steps to determine whether or not the IT Band is the culprit for your lower back pain!