Pemberton • Whistler
Sports Injuries • Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy • Dry Needling • Acupuncture • Visceral Therapy
IT Band Syndrome
The IT band (short for iliotibial band) is a long strip of fascia that runs from the hip to the knee. IT band syndrome occurs when the outside of the thigh becomes tight. It may cause pain and/or stiffness in the knee and hip most commonly, but it may also be related to alignment problems in the spine.
How Angela Simpson Physiotherapy Can Help:
- Assess where in the body the problem may be coming from
- Treat the IT band locally with either acupuncture, acupuncture dry needling, and/or manual therapy
- Teach the body new strategies for loading the back, hips, knees and feet to decrease the stress on the IT band