Restless Leg Syndrome

Restlessness in the legs is a condition typically referred to as "restless leg syndrome," or RLS, and is usually due to superficial venous insufficiency. Abnormalities in circulation result in a "contamination" of the muscles with end-metabolites, such as lactic acid. When the body is reclined or is in the horizontal position, such as during driving or at night, venous circulation returns to a more normal state, in which any contraction of our leg muscles can help restore efficient circulation. Unfortunately, people suffering from restless leg syndrome usually cannot find a comfortable place for their legs when lying in bed and, therefore, keep moving around when trying to fall asleep.

New York Vein Treatment Center focuses on treating restless leg syndrome and other vein disease symptoms and complications of venous disorders. We helped thousands of patients in the New York area. Contact us to schedule your consultation.

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