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Nix nasty outer knee pain

Originally Published: April 28, 2011
By Selene Yeager

Stay off the sidelines and in the game. Our espnW physical therapists dish out cutting edge advice for avoiding (and quickly rehabbing) common sports-related injuries.

The Injury: Iliotibial (IT) Band Syndrome. This band of connective tissue runs from your outer hip, along your thigh and to the outside of your shinbone. Every time you bend your knee more than 30 degrees -- say, when you run or ride a bike -- the band slides back and forth over the lateral femoral epicondyle, the ...

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