Iliotibial Band Syndrome, referred to as ITBS, is caused by inflammation of the iliotibial band, a portion of muscle that travels from the hip to the knee along the outer side of the thigh. ITBS results in pain that most often presents itself on the outer side of the knee and may be aggravated by activity.
If you’re struggling with knee pain as a result of ITBS, The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation Specialists can help you find the leg pain relief you deserve. Our team of expert physicians is passionate about using the latest techniques and technologies to offer minimally-invasive solutions, and we will work with you to create a customized treatment plan that’s specific to your individual needs.
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Iliotibial band syndrome is most often diagnosed based on a review of your symptoms and a physical examination. In some cases, additional testing may be necessary to confirm the diagnosis or rule out other possible causes of your knee pain. The most common symptoms of ITBS include:
There are a number of different ways to treat ITBS, and the best approach will depend on the severity of your condition. Often, conservative treatments can be effective in managing pain and inflammation, such as:
The treatment for thoracic outlet syndrome will vary depending on the type and severity of the condition. In general, however, the most common treatments include:
If conservative treatments don’t provide the relief you need, our team may recommend surgery to release the iliotibial band. This is typically a last resort option, but it can be an effective way to provide long-term relief from ITBS.
At The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation Specialists, we are committed to helping our patients find the leg pain relief they need to live their best life. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and learn more about your treatment options.
Iliotibial band syndrome is typically caused by overuse, such as from running or cycling. It can also be caused by injury or acute trauma to the area. There are a few things you can do to help prevent ITBS, such as:
Iliotibial band syndrome is a condition that can be effectively treated with conservative measures, such as physical therapy. However, if the condition is left untreated, it can lead to long-term effects, such as:
If you’re struggling with iliotibial band syndrome, The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation Specialists can help. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and learn more about your treatment options.
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