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Healthy Runner Podcast

Jun 11, 2020

Do you get that stubborn pain on the outside of your knee with running especially going up hills? This could be sharp at times and causes you to stop in your tracks and walk.


Have you thought…will IT band syndrome ever go away?


Have you tried rest, ice, and stopping running but every time you try and go back that pain stops you in your tracks?


SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT and wanted to help you as a runner become stronger with specific strength training on how to fix IT Band Syndrome.


In this episode Dr. Duane Scotti talks about what you need to know about ITB syndrome in runners.


In this episode, Duane shares with you the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention to help with iliotibial band syndrome in runners. If you follow these running tips and exercises you will build a body that is more resilient with your running and prevent future injuries.


CLICK HERE to learn more or sign up for the SPARK Your Sole virtual race series that was talked about in this episode


CLICK HERE to view the BLOG ARTICLE from this episode with all the bonus exercise videos


How to roll the IT band:


Humbler exercise for gluteus medius isolation:


Standing hip exercise into the wall:


Prehab mini band exercise:


I hope you enjoy the episode and thank you for listening!


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