ITB Friction Syndrome

Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome is an over use condition and results from repetitive flexion and extension of the knee in activities such as running, where it is the primary cause of lateral knee pain.

In this condition movement of the knee causes the ITB to rub against the lateral epicondyle of the femur (the bony bit on the outside of your knee).

This can be effectively treated using:

  • Active release techniques
  • Remedial massage
  • Trigger point therapy
  • Deep tissue sports massage

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