Restless Leg Syndrome
In this syndrome the patients while sitting or lying down experience a tingling, throbbing, prickly, twitching, tearing pain in their calves which cause the urge to move their legs. it is the cause for painful legs which is more noticed while resting and improves with motion or movement of legs. Restless leg syndrome can sometimes cause insomnia. It causes the urge to move legs because it is a nervous system disorder. Causes: chronic diseases and medical conditions like Parkinson’s disease, kidney failure, iron deficiency, and neuropathy include the symptoms of Restless leg syndrome.
Recent studies showed that RLS might be caused by varicose veins. It is better to consult with vein specialist to rule out to rule out vein problems. RLS treatment options include, lifestyle changes, medication, and supplements and the vein doctors( venous specialist) should be part of the diagnosis and treatment plan for treating varicose veins.
Treatment is available for painful varicose or spider veins which include: Duplex ultra sound is used to diagnose vein disease by checking the blood flow in the veins to determine the extent of the disease. It is a pain free procedure.
Miami Sclerotherapy. It is a vein therapy where a chemical agent called a sclerosing agent is used to treat the vein. This therapy is used to get rid of varicose and spider veins which only takes a matter of minutes.
Ft Lauderdale Endovenous Laser treatment: EVLT is a minimally invasive procedure using laser fiber to treat the vein and it only takes 45 minutes and the patient can go back to normal activities the next day and it is a pain free therapy.
Endovenous radio frequency ablation
It is an alternative to traditional vein surgery and is minimally invasive. It offers quick recovery and normal activities can be resumed the next day.