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Iliotibial Band (ITB) Syndrome. Are you a runner that suffers from intermittent knee pain? Have you been told that you have a tight iliotibial band or ITB? If you have knee pain that is on the outside of your knee when you run, you may have ITB syndrome…. Now, you may ask what is ITB syndrome? ITB syndrome is an overuse injury of the iliotibial band which is the connective tissue that is located on the outer thigh and knee. The iliotibial band runs along the outside of the thigh from the pelvis to the tibia, crossing both the hip and knee joints. The ITB stabilizes the outside aspect of the knee joint as it flexes and extends during movement. It is believed that ITB syndrome is caused by

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