Iliotibial band syndrome

What is Iliotibial band syndrome?

It is a common injury to the knee, generally associated with running, cycling, hiking or weight-lifting (especially squats).TBS symptoms range from a stinging sensation just above the knee joint, to swelling or thickening of the tissue in the area where the band moves over the femur.

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I am experiencing pain on the outside of each knee joint and a little close to but behind as well. I trained today on an elliptical machine but...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
You may get the X-ray and MRI of the area affected

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for your query.

As per your history, You might...

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Good afternoon. I am a 62 yr old woman with L hip pain. I stand hours at a time in my work - and have for 43 years. The discomfort I have is high...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
You have Iliotibial band syndrome. Caused by your knee pain/overuse

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Welcome back to HCM: Please note that your left...

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I have pain in my left hip the goes down the outside of my thigh and actually feels like the tendon snaps when I turn over at night. It also wakes...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Iliotibial band friction syndrome

Detailed Answer:
Hi there.

You seem to be having Snapping Iliotibial band syndrome.

It can occur...

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