Chiropractic can be greatly beneficial in caring for problems preventing you from getting enough sleep. Patients with spinal problems have greater difficulty falling asleep, have more frequent awakenings, have poor quality of sleep, take more/ longer naps, and can snore. Sleep disorders such as insomnia have been associated with ‘painful musculoskeletal conditions that may result in sleepiness, irritability and feelings of misery.’ Chiropractic cares for spinal problems that can prevent a good night’s sleep.

Chiropractors are equipped to provide specialist advice on a range of sleep topics including sleeping posture, mattress and pillow selection, nutrition and exercise. Each week approximately 200,000
Australians utilise chiropractic care. Many of these patients advise their chiropractors that they sleep much better after receiving spinal treatment.

Posture is not just a standing matter! Approximately one-third of our lives are spent in bed, so watching what position you sleep in is extremely important to maintaining a healthy spine. Sleep allows the body to rejuvenate, physically and mentally, to ensure you wake refreshed. Chiropractors are the spinal health experts, and understand the vital role that sleep plays in health and overall wellbeing.

Poor sleep quality can effect us in a range of ways including reduced work performance, reduced academic performance, strain on relationships, and increased auto and work related accidents.
It is also important to establish a healthy sleep routine as different areas for your mind and body are repaired during different stages within the sleep cycle.