Everything You Need To Know About IT Band Syndrome
Have you ever devoted yourself whole-heartedly to a training program only to be, literally, stopped in your tracks by a nagging pain in your outer knee? Welcome to the world of iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS), where you have plenty of company. This pesky knee pain is one of the most common injuries runners deal with. It can squash your training efforts faster than Flo-Jo could burn up the track.
Thankfully, if tended to, it’s not something that’s going to derail your running career. When it comes to ITBS, knowledge is power; there are several preventative steps you can take to beat it to the punch as well as some rehab instruction if it takes the first swing. Strap on your learning helmets, it’s time to delve into everything you need to know about ITBS.