We make sure to look at everything "whole-istically" here at Ironhorse PT & Pilates, and that's a promise! That's why we know that when many people think they have tight hip flexors, that may not necessarily be the case. This a client from one of @ironptmom's Bulletproof Your Back workshop, and he was struggling with a tight IT band. Tight hip flexors can mean a million things, and it could even mean that his entire lateral line needs work! It's important to assess, and not guess!&nb...
Posted on 2020-06-30
IT Band syndrome (iliotibial band syndrome) is a very common issue among endurance athletes such as runners, cyclists and triathletes. It can be stubborn and debilitating enough to stop someone from running or cycling altogether! It typically shows up as pain on the outside of the athlete's knee (aka lateral knee pain). To illustrate how complicated IT Band syndrome can be to "fix", we're going to tell you about 3 different athletes who came to see us because they developed knee pain and f...
Posted on 2020-04-25

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