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How To Treat IT Band Syndrome

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Iliotibial Band Syndrome is one of the most common causes of knee pain in runners. IT Band Syndrome is caused when the knee becomes inflammed during training sessions or from over-use. Sometimes, over-pronation of the foot (turning downward or inward) may cause pain on the lateral (outer) side of the knee, lateral thigh, or lateral hip, known as IT Band Syndrome. The degree of discomfort can range from a dull aching to a sharp stabbing pain, and it is usually not localized but covers a large area. Treatment covers the 3 S's “ Stretching, Strengthening and Supporting. These three steps...

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