IT Band syndrome, which is short for “ilitibial band syndrome,” is a painful condition found most commonly in athletes and runners.
A long thick, sheet of fascia (i.e. tissue that encases muscle) that stretches from the hip to the knee, the IT band goes unnoticed by most people who aren’t experiencing problems with it. The majority IT pain sufferers are runners or athletes in other high-impact sports.
If you suspect you might be suffering an IT band injury, read on to learn more about the signs and symptoms of IT band syndrome, and also for IT band treatment options from me, a leading Austin chiropractor.