Iliotibial Band (IT Band) Syndrome

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photoThe symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, recovery and prevention of iliotibial band syndrome caused by excessive friction of the distal portion of the iliotibial band during activities like running.

Knee Me – Felix’s Tale of Injury Recovery

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photoIn their own words, triathletes give their take on the issue of the day. Today, Felix talks about how he recovered from the usually devastating ITBS injury.

Video Case Study: Iliotibial Band Syndrome ITBS

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photoIliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS) is one of the most common running injuries due to overtraining. In this video, a sports medicine doctor diagnoses and provides a treatment plan for a patient with ITBS.

The Doctor Tells Me Not To Run Anymore!

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photoThe doctor says not to run again. Ever. Needless to say, I’m not taking this very well. Can I recover from this? Where should I go from here?

ITBS: Using Foam Rollers

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photoI've got ITBS and foot issues and have been rolling it out with the foam roller. How long should I roll per session and how many sessions per day?

Keeping a Bad Knee Healthy While Increasing Speed

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photoImproving running speed doesn't need to be a lost cause just becuase of a history of knee injuries.

Triathlon after Knee Surgery

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photoIs it possible to compete in triathlon after an ACL reconstruction and meniscus repair?

What Causes that Clicking Sound in the Knee?

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photoThere are about three causes to the clicking sound in your knee, even if it doesn't hurt. Also included are some exercises to help alleviate the symptoms.

Knee Meniscus Surgery

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photoI have a torn meniscus and am torn between doing the arthroscopic surgery. I have heard many positive outcomes from folks who had it done. But I am 49 and I wonder if my outcome will be the same.

Knee IT Band Pain

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photoI have this very annoying IT band pain in my left knee only. It comes and goes out of nowhere. Last year I had it and took three months off and now slowly started back up.

Member Case Study: Sore Tendon Behind the Knee

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photoI have a marathon scheduled for Dec. 4th but I woke up this morning and the tendon on the back of my leg (behind the Knee) is really sore.

To Scope or Not to Scope the Knee

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photoShould you get arthroscopic surgery? Here are several knee problems that arthroscopy can help diagnose and even fix.

Does Glucosamine/Chondroitin Help Joint Health? - Member Case Study

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photoSupplementing with glucosamine and chondroitin for joint health improvement for a member with a diagnosed chondromalacia patellar problem.

Return to Triathlon after Torn Knee Ligaments

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photoA few weeks ago I tore the MCL and ACL in my right knee and the LCL in my left knee in an accident. Can I returned to triathlon? What would that entail?

Member Case Study: Right Knee Pain and Road Angle

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photoWhen athletes have an imbalance, either due to core weakness or in this case uneven terrain, this can produce strain anywhere along the IT band, but most commonly along the outside of the knee.
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