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ILIOTIBIAL BAND SYNDROME

Posted on September 3, 2020 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (36202)

ILIOBITIAL BAND SYNDROME (ITBS) is the most common cause of lateral knee pain in runners and walkers, with an incidence as high as 12% of all running related overuse injuries.

ITBS results from recurrent friction of the iliotibial band (ITB) sliding over the lateral femoral epicondyle.

ANATOMY AND FUNCTION

The iliotibial band is teh continuation of the tendinous portion of ateh tensor fascia latae muscle.

it also attaches indirectly to part...

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