Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Iliotibial Band Syndrome Description
Iliotibial Band Syndrome is a

Iliotibial Band Syndrome Anatomy
Iliotibial Band Syndrome is

Iliotibial Band Syndrome Symptoms
Iliotibial Band Syndrome causes pain and swelling in the

Iliotibial Band Syndrome Treatment 
Iliotibial Band Syndrome s diagnosed based on a detailed history, physical exam and xrays performed by an orthopaedic surgeon, or sports medicine specialist.

Iliotibial Band Compression Wrap 

Athletes returning to sports after Iliotibial Band Syndrome should begin with a graduated exercise program. First they should be pain free with daily activities with full range of motion and at least 85% strength in the injured leg compared to the uninjured leg. Exercise begins with light jogging in a straight line, followed by sprinting in a straight line. When these have been done without pain the athlete can proceed to doing agility type drills such as 45º cuts, 90º cuts and jumping. Agility drills should begin at half-speed and proceed to full-speed provided the athlete remains pain free.

Iliotibial Band Syndrome Prevention
Prevention of Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Iliotibial Band Syndrome Risk Factors
Iliotibial Band Syndrome is associated the following sports: Baseball; Basketball; Boxing; Cycling; Dance; Diving; Equestrian Sports; Figure Skating; Football; Golf; Gymnastics; Hockey; RowingRugby; Running; Skiing; Snowboarding; Soccer; Swimming; Tennis; VolleyballWeight Lifting; Wrestling.

Iliotibial Band Syndrome Rehab and Exercise Program
Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Iliotibial Band Syndrome Outcomes
Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Similar injuries that can be confused with Iliotibial Band Syndrome include:
 

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