IT Band Syndrome

IT Band Syndrome Symptoms, Prevention & Treatment

IT Band Syndrome: Tips and Prevention


While this is a common injury, it’s not one that’s well understood by most average runners.


The Illiotibial band is the connective tissue running parallel to the femur from the hip to the knee, and it stabilizes the knee while you run.


Pain on the outside of your knee can indicate ITBS. Even after a few days rest, if you head out on a run, that pain could resurface. You’ll have to do a little more than stop running, including massage treatments and cross training. The key with ITBS is to be proactive.


Find out what you can do to avoid it or help treat it below.


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