Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Iliotibial Band Syndrome Anatomy

To better understand iliotibial band syndrome, it helps to understand the anatomy around the hip.

The iliotibial band is a strong fibrous strap of tissue. It extends from the upper, outer part of the pelvis to the outside of the tibia at the knee. Muscles in the thigh attach to the iliotibial band.

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