• The Barrow Neuroplex
  • Find a Doctor
  • International Patients
  • Contact Us
  • Patients & Families
  • Education
  • Research
  • Departments & People
  • News & Stories
  • Transfer a Patient
  • Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center

    A Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence

    Restless Leg Syndrome

    Restless leg syndrome describes a condition in which the legs feel extremely uncomfortable. Symptoms are usually worse during the evening.

    Symptoms of Restless Leg Syndrome

    Symptoms of restless leg syndrome consist of abnormal sensations in the legs, including:

    • Throbbing
    • Aching
    • Pulling
    • Creeping
    Treatments for Restless Leg Syndrome

    Medications can help reduce the symptoms of restless leg syndrome. Walking can also temporarily ease symptoms.

    • Date of last review: January 24, 2017

    About Barrow Neurological Institute

    Since our doors opened as a regional specialty center in 1962, we have grown into one of the premier destinations in the world for neurology and neurosurgery. Our experienced, highly skilled, and comprehensive team of neurological specialists can provide you with a complete spectrum of care–from diagnosis through outpatient neurorehabilitation–under one roof. Barrow Neurological Institute: Discover. Educate. Heal.