Causes of Relieved by lying down


Lumbar disc herniation [top]

  • Shooting leg pain
  • Radiation from buttock to posterior ankle
  • Relieved by lying down

Venous insufficiency [top]

  • Lower leg pain or aching on prolonged standing
  • Varicose veins, Venous ulcers, trophic skin changes
  • Peripheral oedema
  • Previous DVT, recurrent cellulitis
  • Relieved by lying down