Nature Neuroscience, April 2003 Mouse mimics movement disorder Scientists have produced the first mouse with episodic ataxia.
Hartford Memorial Hospital's Sleep Disorder Center offers help for people who have a number of sleep problems, including sleep apena, narcolepsy and periodic limb movement disorder.
RLS is a neurological movement disorder that affects a person's ability to rest.
Muscle spasms during sleep differ from restless leg syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder.
Periodic limb movement disorder involves involuntary muscle spasms but not the intense cramping sensation associated with nighttime leg cramps.