Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is a condition that causes uncomfortable sensations and urges to move your legs. It often occurs in the evening when you’re lying down or resting.
Moving your legs can ease unpleasant symptoms, but RLS can interfere with getting a good night’s sleep. Treatment with Dr. Kasha and his team can offer you relief.
Common symptoms you might experience with restless leg syndrome include:
If you have RLS you might experience sensations of creeping, crawling, throbbing, pulling, itching, or aching in your legs.
While anybody can develop restless leg syndrome, it usually isn’t related to a serious underlying medical problem. However, it sometimes accompanies other conditions, such as:
You might be more likely to experience RLS if one or more of these conditions are present.
To diagnose restless leg syndrome and develop a treatment plan, Dr. Kasha reviews your medical history and asks questions about your symptoms.
He completes a comprehensive physical examination. Dr. Kasha and his team at Desert West Vein & Surgery Center team might recommend blood tests, an ultrasound, or a sleep study.
To reduce RLS symptoms and give you a better quality of life, Dr. Kasha might recommend the following treatments:
His team works with you to develop a treatment plan that matches your needs and makes changes to treatment regimens as needed to deliver the best outcome.
Don’t live with RLS discomfort or sleep deprivation associated with it when simple solutions can offer relief at Desert West Vein & Surgery Center. Schedule an appointment by phone or online to find out which restless leg syndrome treatments are right for you.