Iliotibial band syndrome is a condition where the irritation of IT band cause pain on the outer side of the Knee. It can cause significant pain while walking, running.
The common cause is tightness in the IT band which cause rubbing on the outer side of the knee while running or walking and that is how the IT band gets irritated or inflamed and causes pain.
It causes pain on the outer aspect of the knee, limping, difficulty in running and sometimes walking.
IT band syndrome can bee treated with physiotherapy by using combination of techniques such as stretches, Shockwave therapy, Myofascial release, electrotherapy, IMS.