National Pain Week is from 24-30th July 2023 - Could a weighted blanket help you?

Nana's Weighted Blankets can be used for many situations and conditions.

Weighted Blankets

Did you know, Chronic pain is common in Australia? One in 5 Australians aged 45 and over are living with persistent, ongoing pain. This pain can be disabling and stressful, making it hard for a person to work and do the things they enjoy. More people are seeing their general practitioner (GP) for chronic pain.

As "National Pain" week is coming up at the end of July here is some information that could assist you in determining if a blanket could be something you would like to try.

Or maybe you already use one, we would love to hear from you about this and if this article is a good reflection of your experience.

Are you tired of tossing and turning all night, unable to find relief from chronic pain?

While chronic pain can feel overwhelming, a weighted blanket can provide a sense of comfort and calm that diminishes those nagging pains. We'll dive deep into the science behind how weighted blankets work and why they are especially effective for alleviating the symptoms of chronic pain. Additionally, we'll discuss the key factors to consider when choosing the right weighted blanket for your specific needs. 

Imagine the relief of experiencing improved sleep, reduced pain, and an overall improvement in your well-being. Whether you're dealing with arthritis, fibromyalgia, or any other chronic pain condition, our goal is to provide you with the knowledge and insights to make a well-informed decision about incorporating a weighted blanket into your self-care routine. 

Short Summary 

  1. Weighted blankets offer comfort and relief for chronic pain sufferers, aiding in better sleep and reducing symptoms of restless legs, sleep disturbance, anxiety, and depression.
  2. The science behind weighted blankets is based on the therapeutic technique of deep pressure stimulation, which can help relax the nervous system and alleviate pain.
  3. When choosing a weighted blanket, it is important to consider factors such as weight, size, and fabric to ensure maximum effectiveness and comfort.
  4. Incorporating a weighted blanket into your self-care routine can lead to improved sleep quality, reduced pain, and an overall enhancement of your well-being, making it a valuable tool for managing chronic pain conditions like arthritis and fibromyalgia.

Please note in our store you get to choose the size of blanket, patterned or plain materials that you like knowing these fabrics are all breathable and easy to wash.

We have sewn pockets into each blanket to securely hold our weighted beads in place and ensure an even amount of pressure. Our in store calculator will give you a recommendation of weight based on age and your own physical weight.

There is sure to be something for you. See our range here