Restless Leg Syndrome

Imaging & Interventional Specialists

Gethin Williams, MD, PhD

Vascular & Interventional Radiology & Vein Center located in El Paso, TX

IMAGING & INTERVENTIONAL SPECIALISTS
YOUR RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME SOLUTION

Restless Leg Syndrome

Interventional Specialists are experienced and successful in dealing with the vascular conditions that can underlie restless leg syndrome. Our board-certified vascular physicians offer in office diagnostic testing and will customize a treatment plan for your restless legs.

 

 

Imaging & Interventional Specialists offer FDA-approved treatments (non-surgical alternatives).

Call us now or schedule an appointment to discuss your condition and your options.

915-260-6902

 

 

WHAT IS RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME AND WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS?

Restless leg syndrome occurs, often at night, when uncomfortable feelings in your legs because uncontrollable urges to move your legs. This can be quite disruptive to a normal lifestyle. Unpleasant sensations including throbbing, itching, aching, crawling and pulling are part of restless leg syndrome which can then drive you to move your legs and attempt to alleviate the sensations.

WHAT CAUSES RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME?

There are a range of causes including:

Peripheral artery disease: Arterial hardening and narrowing causes decreased blood flow in the legs which can starve your tissues of oxygen. Arterial wounds usually occur on the end of toes or between the heels or on the outer ankle.

Chronic venous insufficiency: if veins fail to return blood, pressure builds up in legs causing edema, aching and swelling.

HOW DO IMAGING & INTERVENTIONAL SPECIALISTS FIND OUT THE CAUSE OF YOUR RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME?

The Imaging & Interventional Specialists team has in office diagnostic technologies to help identify the course of your nonhealing leg wounds. Besides careful history and physical exams, the team at Imaging & Interventional Specialists may obtain ultrasound studies, angiography or other advanced imaging to aid with accurate diagnoses.

WHAT ADVANCED “PINHOLE” PROCEDURES DOES IMAGING & INTERVENTIONAL SPECIALISTS OFFER FOR LEG ULCERS

If the experts discover chronic venous insufficiency is contributing to your restless leg syndrome a treatment plan can be developed. This can range from conservative treatments including limiting standing time, weight loss, exercise. Or more specialized, advanced treatments including “pinhole” endovenous laser treatment of varicose veins can be recommended. This redirects flow into healthy veins and allows the uncomfortable sensations to go away. Imaging & Interventional Specialists physicians will likely use ultrasound vein mapping to assist in treatment planning potential vein ablation.

IMAGING & INTERVENTIONAL SPECIALISTS “PINHOLE” PROCEDURES: FAST RECOVERY, LESS RISK, LESS PAIN, COMFORTABLE SETTING

Our experienced board-certified specialists successfully perform “pinhole” procedures every day offering this region leading, state-of-the-art solutions to leg ulcers. Our minimally invasive image guided procedures are cutting edge technology without the cutting, without a scalpel.

  • Procedures are usually done in a comfortable outpatient setting with familiar friendly staff
  • Pinhole procedures offer fast recovery, less risk, and less pain


WHY IMAGING & INTERVENTIONAL SPECIALISTS?

Imaging & Interventional Specialists are leaders in interventional radiology and experts in the minimally invasive procedures that will address your restless leg syndrome.

Using state-of-the-art equipment our experienced board-certified specialists are focused on your best outcome.

It is important to determine what is causing your nonhealing leg ulcers. At IMAGING & INTERVENTIONAL SPECIALISTS board-certified physicians offer in-house testing to determine the cause and develop an individualized treatment program for your restless leg syndrome.

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Services

 

Varicose Veins
 

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Chronic Venous
Insufficiency

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Venous Ulcers
 

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Leg Wounds
 

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Leg Discoloration
 

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Iliac Vein Compression
Syndrome

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IVC Filter
 

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Hand Discoloration
 

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Endovenous Laser Treatment
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Restless Leg Syndrome
 

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Spider Veins
 

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