Restless Legs Case Study

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CHIEF COMPLAINT Restless legs. SUBJECTIVE Mr. Zimmer is referred over from sick call for complaints of restless legs syndrome. Reports initial diagnosis approximately 15 years ago treated with multiple different medications over the years to help manage his symptoms. Stopped taking medications in approximately 2012 as he reports he was able to get more exercise which relieved his symptoms. Now that he is at a higher level of custody, he is not able to get out as much and his symptoms are increasing. Would like to talk about possibly restarting medication. Reports the best relief in the past with gabapentin had side effect of ringing in the ears with Dilantin. Current symptoms are itching, burning, and feeling the need to frequently move

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