- May 3, 2019
- 5 min
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS) is an overuse injury seen in runners, cyclists, soccer players, skiers, and weightlifters. ITBS is one of the most common cau In this complex, the superficial layers of the gluteus maximus muscle from the posterior hip and the fibers from tensor fascia latamuscle at the front of the hip fuse into the Iliotibial band. These muscles collaborate with each other to raise the hip to the side (abduct the hip). They also assist the gluteus medius mu
- Jun 21, 2018
- 2 min
Cardiovascular Exercise is Critical!
I keep telling patients that cardiovascular exercise is essential for effective injury repair. Individuals who do not exercise, who work in polluted environm cycling, running, and swimming) is the fastest way to increase the strength and function of your cardiovascular system. The problem is, most people never work their cardiovascular system hard enough to actually experience these changes. You must work within your aerobic zone to achieve these benefits. By increasing the c