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What Runners Need To Know About ITB Syndrome

Daily Voice Chappaqua features a bylined article by Dena Barsoum, MD, physiatrist at HSS detailing what runners should be aware of about iliotibial band (ITB) Syndrome.

Dr. Barsoum wrote symptoms of ITB Syndrome are usually a sharp pain at the lateral knee, especially with repetitive activities.

"Together with your doctor, a physical therapist can help identify the underlying biomechanical factors contributing to developing ITB syndrome," explained Dr. Barsoum. "With the right treatment and rehabilitation as well as modifications to your exercise program, runners with ITB syndrome can continue running with less pain."

Read the full article at DailyVoice.com.