Can you have something like restless legs syndrome but in the arms?

Yes. Although most commonly affecting the lower legs, restless leg syndrome can also affect the lower back and arms. The symptoms tend to be worse at night and also with inactivity and are accompanied by an urge to move. Moving only temporarily alleviates the symptoms.

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I have heard about RLS (restless legs syndrome) but is it possible to have a similar problem in the arms?

Yes. Although most commonly affecting the lower legs, restless leg syndrome can also affect the lower back and arms. The symptoms tend to be worse at night and also with inactivity and are accompanied by an urge to move. Moving only temporarily alleviates the symptoms. Read more...

Can you have restless leg syndrome symptoms in your arms?

Yes. Although it primarily effects the legs, it can also happen to the arms, in much the same fashion. Read more...
Yes, but..... Restless leg syndrome is a disorder in which there is an urge or need to move the legs to stop unpleasant sensations. This effects the lower legs and ankle, however, sometimes these symtpoms can also occur in the upper leg, feet, or arms. Read more...

Can flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) cause restless legs syndrome to worsen? Is it possible to also feel it in your arms?

It cannot. The RLS and restless arms/hands syndrome are neurological, sleep movement disorders and treated with Dopamine agonists such as ropinirole (approved in rls) or pramipexole. Many practitioner use Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) as a muscle relaxant and sleep inducer as an adjunctive medication. Rec.: see sleep specialist for more information. Read more...

Can restless leg syndrome cause symptoms in the upper extremities too (hands and arms)?

Restless legs. Yes, the syndrome can affect the upper extremities as well. Read more...
Restless legs/arms. Yes. It can occur in any limb in the body with an irresistible urge to move. It is made worse by alcohol, caffeine and tobacco. Good sleep habits can help reduce the symptoms. Cause is unknown but it does tend to occur in families. Read more...

Can you get restless leg syndrome in other limbs or body parts than your legs?

Yes. Usually RLS starts in the legs but often migrates to other body parts after treatment is initiated. Arms are more often involved than the trunk. Read more...