Iliotibial tract

What is Iliotibial tract?

A fibrous reinforcement of the fascia lata on the lateral surface of the thigh, extending from the crest of the ilium, especially the tuberculum of the crest, to the anterolateral aspect of the lateral condyle of the tibia (Gerdy tubercle).

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Below is our previous discussion regarding my daughter's hip pain. Meanwhile, I have a couple updates for you. Her MRI came back...

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It can be muscular pain or tendinitis including iliotibial tract tendonitis

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After going...

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Good Morning: I had a total knee replacement this past Sept. On December 26 I underwent an arthroscope for removal of scar tissue and returned to...

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You may consult another knee replacement surgeon to evaluate for your device alignment,axis etc. Depending on your initial pathology in and around...

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I have had several knee injuries to my left knee and have rough cartilage on my patella. I recently did to hot yoga classes back to back and...

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Your symptoms (difficulty in locking and unlocking of knee, popping sound on straightening, pain) are suggestive of...

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