|Name||Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)|
|Related to/Also known as||Willis-Ekbom Disease
|Symptoms||RLS is characterised by intense discomfort within the legs, and an unremitting urge to move them. It results in what may be described as a crawling, bubbling or jerking feeling in the legs and other part of the body. Movement relieves the sensation, but the relief is short-lived.|
|Useful national contacts||RLS-UK
Helpline: 01634 260483, 9-11am
|Online resources||Restless legs syndrome (NHS Choices)
Restless legs syndrome (Patient.info)
The library at The Brain Charity has a range of reference resources on this condition and on a wide range of disability-related issues.