Introduction: Iliotibial Band Syndrome


Iliotibial Band Syndrome: Knee inflammation usually from prolonged overuse

Iliotibial Band Syndrome: This is an overuse condition in which inflammation results when a band of a tendon rubs over the outer bone (lateral condyle) of the knee. Although iliotibial band syndrome may be caused by direct injury to the knee, it is most often caused by the stress of long-term overuse, such as sometimes occurs in sports training. 1

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1. excerpt from Questions and Answers About Knee Problems: NIAMS

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