One of MapMyRun’s latest blogs, “7 Exercises to Treat and Prevent IT Band Syndrome.” It’s a serious problem that you do not want to deal with if you’re serious about running.
Here is an excerpt:
“As runners, we expect a little fatigue and soreness from time to time. But any sort of sharp pain is your body’s way of telling you that something is wrong.
One of the most common sources of pain that can stop runners in their tracks is iliotibial band syndrome. Frequently misunderstood, IT band syndrome is often treated incorrectly.
Common treatments include ice, rest and stretching, and, while all of these have their place in treating a running injury, ITBS is best approached proactively.”
To read the full article, make sure to click the link.