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What's iliotibial band syndrome?

What's iliotibial band syndrome?

From my blog...: "although early research suggested the iliotibial band produced injury by snapping back and forth over the lateral femoral condyle (traumatizing the bursa trapped beneath), more recent research confirms that this theory is invalid" and in fact... Please see link for more info -
http://drmarkgalland. Com/new-thoughts-on-the-origins-of-it-band-syndrome/. ...Read more

Dr. Lucas Bryant
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Iliotibial Band Syndrome (Definition)

A painful condition in which connective tissue ...Read more


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What can I do for iliotibial band syndrome?

What can I do for iliotibial band syndrome?

Strengthen&stretch: Although stretching is helpful to treat the symptom, if you want to fix the true problem, it often lies in muscle imbalances. Gate problems and weakness in the gluteus medius/mimius muscles can result in excess strain on the IT band, causing irritation and injury. Foam rolling and stretching helps with some irritation, but generally you will need to address the true cause for complete recovery. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: iliotibial band syndrome?

What is the definition or description of: iliotibial band syndrome?

From my blog...: "although early research suggested the iliotibial band produced injury by snapping back and forth over the lateral femoral condyle (traumatizing the bursa trapped beneath), more recent research confirms that this theory is invalid" and in fact... Please see link for more info -
http://drmarkgalland. Com/new-thoughts-on-the-origins-of-it-band-syndrome/. ...Read more

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Are their any good treatments for iliotibial band syndrome?

Are their any good treatments for iliotibial band syndrome?

From my blog...: "although early research suggested the iliotibial band produced injury by snapping back and forth over the lateral femoral condyle (traumatizing the bursa trapped beneath), more recent research confirms that this theory is invalid" and in fact... Please see link for more info -
http://drmarkgalland. Com/new-thoughts-on-the-origins-of-it-band-syndrome/. ...Read more

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I have cam impingement and iliotibial band syndrome. Regular physio and pain meds and steroid injection but pain is getting worse. What to do?

I have cam impingement and iliotibial band syndrome. Regular physio and pain meds and steroid injection but pain is getting worse. What to do?

Have you considered: acupuncture? Discuss this option with your physician. I have good results treating many patients who have not responded adequately to more conventional treatments. ...Read more

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I think I have iliotibial band syndrome. Will a thigh compression sleeve or a pressure strap above my knee help prevent the pain I get from running?

I think I have iliotibial band syndrome. Will a thigh compression sleeve or a pressure strap above my knee help prevent the pain I get from running?

Probably: It may spread out the strain to a wider area and reduce stress on the injured tissue. Please see your primary provider if this condition doesn't improve. ...Read more

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If I foam roll my iliotibial band and it hurts to roll does that mean it was inflammed? Or it normal to hurt

If I foam roll my iliotibial band and it hurts to roll does that mean it was inflammed? Or it normal to hurt

Depends: Foam rolls work great to provide a deep massage and it also forces you to stretch your muscles. Nonetheless, it tends to ache a bit after use that then resolves. The presence of inflammation is usually noted by pain before starting the exercise or foam roll plan. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: trochanteric bursectomy with iliotibial band release?

Inflamed lat. Hip: It is an inflammation of a sac (bursae) that is normally present to lubricate the motion between the muscles on the outside (lateral) area of your hip and the underlying prominent bone (trochanter). Treated with stretching exercises of the muscles, steroid injections. Rarely does it require surgery. Iliotibial band release has been used for relief as well as excision of the bursa. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a tear of the iliotibial band at the hip?

What is the treatment for a tear of the iliotibial band at the hip?

IT band tear: It would depend on the severity of the tear but in most cases this is treated conservatively with physical therapy. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with damage to the tendons of the band ilotibial, I want to know what exercises I can do and if I can do stretches?

I was diagnosed with damage to the tendons of the band ilotibial, I want to know what exercises I can do and if I can do stretches?

Several: The condition is sometimes known as ileotibial band syndrome and is a common cause of hip pain. Another common germ for it is tensor facia lat a syndrome. If you google these terms there are several sites that show a good stretching program. It is felt to be a contracture and inflammation of theileotibial band and stretches can definitely help. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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What is treatment for ilotibial band burning and pain after physical therapy didn't help?

What is treatment for ilotibial band burning and pain after physical therapy didn't help?

Difficult: This is a tough one. Itb symptoms can be very difficult to treat and often times persistent pt and time are the best answer. Topical nsaids such as voltaren gel or Flector Patch (diclofenac) may help. Consider massage therapy. Tens units (electrical stimulation) sometimes help. Lastly, local steroid injections are an option as well. ...Read more

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Is there a risk with total knee 9 months after total hip, same side. Illiotibial band still sore?

Is there a risk with total knee 9 months after total hip, same side. Illiotibial band still sore?

Not increased: The risks for a total knee are not increased 9 months after a total hip. The general risks include blood clots, infection, stiffness, persistent pain, late implant loosening among others. It band tenderness is fairly common around the trochanter after tha. It could also be aggravated by an arthritic knee. ...Read more

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Knee mri: focal thickening and increased signal intensity of ileotibial tract near tibial attachment, favor chronic injury. Can you explain?

Knee mri: focal thickening and increased signal intensity of ileotibial tract near tibial attachment, favor chronic injury. Can you explain?

MRI: This means there is a chronic injury happening at the insertion of the it band. The location (insertion point) is a common site for chronic rather than acute injury. Discuss with your orthopedist/physical therapist on a treatment plan. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you had down syndrome, would you take a drug to counteract the effects?

I'm just wondering, if you had down syndrome, would you take a drug to counteract the effects?

What drug????: There is no drug to counteract the effects of down syndrome. This chromosomal disorder puts extra chromosome material in every cell of the body. That extra material is like having 2 sets of conflicting blue prints to build a house. Stuff doesn't come out right. ...Read more

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I know what it band syndrome is. Will it band syndrome come back to runners?

I know what it band syndrome is. Will it band syndrome come back to runners?

YES: It possible to come back if you did not take the proper precautions. ...Read more

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Is their a medicine called uuestrion for alagille syndrome?

Is their a medicine called uuestrion for alagille syndrome?

Questran (cholestyramine): Questran (cholestyramine) is a medication that is used to reduce serum cholesterol. Alagille syndrome is often marked by high serum cholesterol.. ...Read more

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Is it true that I have to take enzyme pills / medicine for malabsorption syndrome?

Is it true that I have to take enzyme pills / medicine for malabsorption syndrome?

It depends. ..: On whether your inability to absorb nutrients is from low levels of digestive enzymes or from an imbalance of bacteria in your gut. Please see the ny times articles on bacteria - they might help. Http://www. Nytimes. Com/2012/06/14/health/human-microbiome-project-decodes-our-100-trillion-good-bacteria. Html? _r=1 (for starters). Also consider adding "bitters" before meals. ...Read more

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When you have long qt syndrome diagnosed, do you always have to start medican for it?

When you have long qt syndrome diagnosed, do you always have to start medican for it?

Talk to cardiologist: This is an area that is constantly evolving. The answer to this is complex, an requires an informed discussion with your cardiologist and possibly even an electrophysiologist. A short answer would do a disservice to the complexity that is involved here. Most patients with long qt syndrome receive medication and some require an internal defibrillator. ...Read more

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Survived fetal aminopterin syndrome in 1953. any way to prove this with todays medicine and technology?

Survived fetal aminopterin syndrome in 1953. any way to prove this with todays medicine and technology?

Doubtful: There really isn't any way to prove that you were exposed to Aminopterin. Aminopterin was found to cause certain birth-defects that were characterized into a syndrome. But there is not way to go back and prove that you were exposed. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What's the best medicine for rstless leg syndrome. I won't sleep more that a hour or two and it starts again, please help me?

What's the best medicine for rstless leg syndrome. I won't sleep more that a hour or two and it starts again, please help me?

My preference: From a safety and side effect point of view is horizant. This's is an extended release form of gabapentin. Although Lyrica (pregabalin) did slightly better in a recent study, it is not approved for this. Also, Lyrica (pregabalin) carries a considerable risk of weight gain. Antiparkinson's drugs work but sometimes eventually cause the symptoms to worsen during the day. Klonopin can be helpful. ...Read more

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I had stevens johnson syndrome and accidentally took similar medicine that caused it before. It's been two days. Will I get it again?

SJS: Not necessarily. Just follow your symptoms (if any) closely. And call your doctor or get to an er immediately if any symptoms start to return. ...Read more

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My son suffering from KS Mitchondrial Syndrome. Pacemaker implanted last July. Is there any new development or breakthrough in terms of medicine?

My son suffering from KS Mitchondrial Syndrome. Pacemaker implanted last July. Is there any new development or breakthrough in terms of medicine?

Kearns-Sayre: I'm sorry that you and your son have to suffer with the effects of Kearns-Sayre Syndrome. I know that it must be difficult. I applaud you for reaching out to see what the latest research is to date. I have found in diseases like this, going to the National Institute of Health's web site on rare diseases can be helpful. I will provide the link below.
http://rarediseases. Info. Nih. Gov/gard/6817/kearns-sayre-syndrome/resources/8 ...Read more

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Diagnose metabolic syndrome now loss 25kg and tg125, hdl51, ldl54, total cho.130 my weight now 81kg tall178 age 29 nosmoking could stop medicine statin?

Diagnose metabolic syndrome now loss 25kg and tg125, hdl51, ldl54, total cho.130 my weight now 81kg tall178 age 29 nosmoking could stop medicine statin?

You could try: But your cholesterol will probably return closer to original level. Try reducing dose first. Congratulations on weight loss, I am sure it took lots of discipline. Consult with your doctor, but halve the dose of statin and re-measure your lipid pane two months later. ...Read more

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What is steven's johnson syndrome? Is it an adverse drug reactions.?

What is steven's johnson syndrome? Is it an adverse drug reactions.?

See below: Stj syndrome is the most severe form of (em) erythema multiforme. Em is a hypersensitivity reaction that occurs in response to meds, infections, or illnesses. Exact cause is unknown but thought to be related to damage to blood vessels of skin then tissue damage. Em minor is caused usually by herpes simplex or mycoplasma. Em major (stj) is usually caused by medications. Stj can be deadly! ...Read more