Iliotibial band friction syndrome is an overuse disorder, where with exercise a person experiences pain on the outer side of the knee over the bony prominence called the femoral epicondyle.

Synonyms: 
Iliotibial band syndrome
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Ilio-tibial band friction syndrome

Part of a series by Mr (Dr) Charles Willis-Owen on Lower limb overuse Injuries.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Iliotibial band friction syndrome Lavine R. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2010 Oct; 3(1-4): 18–22.

Biomechanical risk factors associated with iliotibial band syndrome in runners: a systematic review. Aderem J and Louw QA. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2015; 16: 356.


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