Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITB Syndrome) Treatment

What is Iliotibial Band Syndrome?

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  • Ilio-Tibial (IT) Band: Tendon/ligament running down the side of the leg from the hip to the shin
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome is when the IT band rubs over the lateral epicondyle (bump of bone on the side of the knee) causing inflammation
    • Also known as Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome
  • Commonly a running injury, ITBS also affects cyclists.


Causes of Iliotibial Band Syndrome?

  • Repetitive Activities: Running uphill, Cycling, Sports
  • Overpronation
  • Internal Rotation of the lower leg

Symptoms of Iliotibial Band Syndrome?

  • Tenderness/Pain on the outside of the leg
  • Swelling/Pain on the outside of the knee

Treatment for Iliotibial Band Syndrome?

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