Treatment of distal iliotibial band syndrome in a long distance runner with gait re-training emphasizing step rate manipulation.

@article{Allen2014TreatmentOD,
  title={Treatment of distal iliotibial band syndrome in a long distance runner with gait re-training emphasizing step rate manipulation.},
  author={Darrell J Allen},
  journal={International journal of sports physical therapy},
  year={2014},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={
          222-31
        }
}
  • Darrell J Allen
  • Published in International journal of sports physical therapy 2014
BACKGROUND & PURPOSE Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS) is a common injury associated with long distance running. Researchers have previously described biomechanical factors associated with ITBS. The purpose of this case report is to present the treatment outcomes in a runner with distal ITBS utilizing running gait re-training to increase step rate above the runner's preferred or self-chosen step rate. CASE DESCRIPTION The subject was a 36 year old female runner with a diagnosis of left knee… CONTINUE READING
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