What Causes Severe Leg Pain?

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Causes and Symptoms of Restless Leg Syndrome

We started our discussion about restless legs syndrome (RLS) in my recent blog, so let’s continue where we left off.


Mild symptoms of RLS occur in 5-15% of the general population, which makes it the second or third most common sleep disorder.  Of these cases, only about 2-3% are considered clinically severe enough to require treatment.  It appears to occur more commonly in females and can even affect children.  Due to the difficult to describe leg sensations that are felt, children may...

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