Real-time morphologic changes of the iliotibial band during therapeutic stretching; an ultrasonographic study.

@article{Wang2008RealtimeMC,
  title={Real-time morphologic changes of the iliotibial band during therapeutic stretching; an ultrasonographic study.},
  author={H-K Wang and Tiffany Ting-Fang Shih and Kwan-Hwa Lin and Tyng-Guey Wang},
  journal={Manual therapy},
  year={2008},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={334-40}
}
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the utility of ultrasonography (US) in determining the morphological changes of the iliotibial band (ITB) with the modified Ober maneuver. Forty-four subjects (23 men and 21 women, mean age (+/- SD), 24.7+/-4.7 years) who had no previous history of lower back, gluteus, hip or knee pain and satisfied additional inclusion criteria were recruited. Twenty out of the 44 subjects were initially examined by both MRI and US for measurement confirmation. Band… CONTINUE READING

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