What is Iliotibial or IT Band Syndrome

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The Iliotibial Band (IT Band for short) is a very long, thick band of fascia that runs from the hip down to the knee. This is the primary cause of knee pain for runners but can also affect just about anyone else who overuses it. Golfers may find pain during their swings and even going for a walk could cause pain. IT Band Syndrome is caused by the ligament tightening so much that it rubs against the thighbone. The main