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033-Exploring the Important Role of Sleep Health in Patient Recovery
Episode 3327th February 2018 • ignite physio • Andrew Koppejan
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In this episode Maxi interviews Andrew about his journey of understanding the critical role of sleep in the recovery of patients.

For several years Andrew has taken a deep dive into the area of sleep health, and has compiled hundreds of hours of research into a comprehensive format that pulls it all together. The culmination of his work is Sleep Health Matters.

He shares in this discussion a better understanding of the process of sleep. Some of the topics include:

  • Why sleep?
  • Sleep and Pain
  • How the lack of knowledge about sleep impacts the ability of PT's to assist patients.
  • How providing advice about "Sleep Hygiene" isn't enough.
  • Research to Practice
  • How the "Sleep Drive" is a key factor.
  • Goal: Easily Digestible + Patient Teaching Tools  

This is episode explores the big opportunity that PT's have to provide leadership in the field of Sleep Health.

Andrew's book Go To Bed: The Clinician's Handbook for Understanding Sleep is available on Amazon

To learn more about the book and clinical toolkit that Andrew has written visit