It’s 3 a.m. and you’ve been staring at your bedroom ceiling for nearly 2 hours, unable to sleep or get any rest at all. After what seems an eternity, you begin to feel yourself slip away, and drift off into a blissful slumber. After what feels like a blink, you’re awakened by sharp, agonizing cramps shooting through your legs and feet. Wincing in pain, the only relief you get is when you start moving your legs. Temporary relief comes, but at a cost – now, you’re fully awake again.
This frustrating cycle is well-known to millions of Americans who suffer from the symptoms of restless leg syndrome. From achy, tired feet, tingling or burning sensations, to the sensations of fire and ice, restless leg can truly impact and deteriorate the quality of life for the sufferer.
In this blog, the team at Atlanta Medical Clinic answers some of the most frequently asked questions about the condition and explains the solutions that patients can explore to find long-term relief.
Is there a cure for restless leg syndrome?
Because restless leg syndrome can sometimes be interpreted as a neurological condition, some doctors may prescribe medications that affect the neurotransmitter dopamine in the brain. Even if these prescriptions are initially successful at masking the discomforts of the syndrome, they do not permanently treat the cause of the condition. If a user stopped taking their medicine, their symptoms would quickly come back.
“Surgery or prescription medication should be the last resort for any patient,” says Dr. Timothy Dembowski, Chiropractor and Clinic Director at Atlanta Medical Clinic.
“We have found that the majority of people who suffer from restless leg syndrome also suffer from a lack of proper circulation in their legs, feet, and lower extremities. Rather than masking the problem with medications, or recommending risky surgery, we offer minimally-invasive procedures that address, correct, and help relieve the uncomfortable symptoms of restless leg disorder.”
Atlanta Vein therapy as a Treatment for Restless Leg Syndrome
Fortunately, there are treatments that relieve the symptoms of restless leg syndrome without the need for drugs, downtime, and lets the patient get back to a life they can enjoy. At Atlanta Medical Clinic, we provide several minimally-invasive solutions that bring patients relief.
Benefits of our restless leg treatments:
- Minimally invasive procedure that is performed in our clinic, versus a hospital
- Pain relief from cramps, inflammation and heavy legs
- Quick recovery and very little downtime if any at all
- Enjoy an overall improvement with your health
- Restore confidence to “bare” your legs again
- Improve the appearance of your legs
At Atlanta Medical Clinic, our expert team of medical professionals has helped hundreds of patients suffering from the discomforts and disruptions caused by restless leg syndrome. If you’re sick and tired of suffering from this condition, contact us today to book your consultation.