The term "chronic pain" can be applied to a variety of conditions - it could mean foot pain, back pain or all-over pain. It could be a product of an injury, childhood abuse or a chemical imbalance in the way the brain processes pain.
Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is a common and sometimes devastating condition. I see it quite frequently in many of my chronic pain patients. In fact, it contributes to quite a bit of chronic pain, because of the difficulty it causes in terms of getting a good night's rest, and because it in and of itself can be rather…