Information about leg pain including what it is, symptoms, treatments and self-help
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Leg pain treatments
Treatment for leg pain depends on the cause. Leg pain can often be treated at home, but if pain is sudden, severe, or persistent, or if there are other symptoms, medical attention may be necessary.
Leg pain symptoms
Information about leg pain, plus when to seek further medical advice
Restless legs syndrome
Restless legs syndrome is a condition that can make it hard for you to sleep. Learn more about its symptoms and how to treat it at home.
Sciatica is a condition that causes pain in the back and legs. Understand how the pain develops and know some of the causes of sciatica.
Cellulitis is an inflammation of the skin and the tissues directly beneath it. It often affects the lower leg, but can occur on any part of the body.
Seizures, also called fits, are changes in the brain's electrical activity. They can cause stiffening and jerking of arms and legs, and loss of consciousness.
What causes peripheral vascular disease?
Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is usually caused by a build-up of fatty deposits on the walls of the arteries inside the legs. Find out what can cause PVD.
Erythema nodosum is a skin condition consisting of a lumpy, red rash, usually on the lower legs. While harmless, it can be painful. Learn more here.