Restless legs syndrome/Willis-Ekbom disease care at Mayo Clinic

  • Your Mayo Clinic care team. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in nervous system disorders (neurologists), sleep disorders and movement disorders all work together to provide you with the best possible care. The team approach used at Mayo Clinic means that doctors from several specialties share their expertise to identify other medical conditions that might affect your RLS/WED symptoms. Your care team will develop your treatment according to your specific symptoms and how RLS/WED affects your daily life.
  • Advanced diagnosis and treatment. Mayo Clinic doctors have expertise treating sleep disorders and movement disorders, and treat more than 4,900 people with RLS/WED a year. At the Mayo Clinic sleep facilities, experts diagnose and treat RLS/WED. Mayo Clinic researchers are actively involved in studies to better understand RLS/WED and how to treat it — finding solutions to improve your care and quality of life.
  • Nationally recognized expertise. Mayo Clinic's sleep disorders centers on the Minnesota, Arizona and Florida campuses are accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, ensuring the highest quality of care.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked highly performing for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.

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The Mayo Clinic experience and patient stories

Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care like they've never experienced. See the stories of satisfied Mayo Clinic patients.

  1. From Restless Legs to Dancing Feet

    For the first four years of her life, Savannah Brock didn't sleep more than a few hours at a time. Though desperately tired, the child couldn't fall or stay asleep due to an unrelenting urge to move her legs. While Savannah's parents knew something was wrong, medical tests didn't reveal the cause. Then they met [...]

Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic doctors trained in nervous system (neurologists), sleep disorders and movement disorders treat more than 4,900 people with restless legs syndrome a year.

Mayo Clinic's sleep disorders centers on the Minnesota, Arizona and Florida campuses are accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, ensuring the highest quality of care.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked highly performing for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.

Locations, travel and lodging

Mayo Clinic has major campuses in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Rochester, Minnesota. The Mayo Clinic Health System has dozens of locations in several states.

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Costs and insurance

Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people.

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July 17, 2018