Posts Tagged ‘enthesopathy’
Filed under: Anatomy and Physiology, injuries
Renaming IT Band Friction Syndrome
by Carson Boddicker on Dec 14th, 2010
The iliotibial band is an important piece of the locomotion puzzle via the trigger mechanism and by providing a strong tensile force capacity and "free" energy to minimize the energy cost of locomotion (Bosch, 2006). It also often becomes a pain generator in runners and is perhaps the leading cause of lateral knee pain in this population. The IT Band is a lateral thickening of the fascia lata that rises from the tensor fascia latae and glute...