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Need help with IT Band Syndrome

  • Thu, May 05, 2011 3:55 PM
    Message # 585130
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  • Tue, May 31, 2011 4:41 PM
    Reply # 609686 on 585130
    Pete Richardson wrote:


    I have been battling ITBS for at least 6 months, finally went to a sport medicine doctor who agreed I had ITBS. I stretch every day, using a foam roller and The Stick - both torturous! I also have a deep tissue massage once/week, go to Stretch U (Nichols Hills Plaza) twice/week, and see my chiropractor every two weeks for back issues. I think my problem started when I ran too many days in a row. Now I only run 2-3 times/week, and try to cross train on the elliptical and weight train. In addition to the ITBS, the patella on left leg is not tracking, so now I wear a patella brace which helps tremendously.

    Hope this helps, let me know!

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