What is Restless Legs Syndrome?
Restless Legs Syndrome is a condition with an almost uncontrollable urge to move the legs, especially at night. This may lead to Insomnia…
- Muscle cramps or muscle spasms in legs
- Usually worse with lying down or sitting
- Getting up or moving around may help for a while
- Tends to disrupt sleep
- May last for years
Restless Legs Syndrome often leads to Insomnia.
Acupuncture treats Restless Legs Syndrome and Insomnia in Anoka, MN.
How is “Restless Legs” Diagnosed?
Typically a Primary Care Physician will diagnose the condition of Restless Legs Syndrome through a patient intake without any imaging or labs tests. Tests such as nerve function tests may be done to rule out other issues.
No imaging or lab tests can diagnose Restless Legs Syndrome.
Who is at Risk?
- Kidney Disease
- Metabolic Disorders
Acupuncture Treats Neuropathy, whether due to Diabetes or other reason.
What Can I do to Help my Restless Legs?
- Quit Smoking
- Decrease Caffeine
- See a Licensed Acupuncturist
- Eat a balanced diet with leafy greens
Ackerman Acupuncture treats Restless Legs with acupuncture and lifestyle.
Thanks for reading.
Written by Aleesha Ackerman, LAc
Aleesha Ackerman, LAc and Mike Ackerman, LAc are licensed by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice and nationally certified by the National Commission Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).
Mike Ackerman, LAc specializes in Sports Injury and Pain.
Aleesha Ackerman, LAc specializes in Headaches, Back pain and Hot flashes.
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