Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Iliotibial Band Syndrome Underlying Cause

Iliotibial band syndrome is caused by repeated rubbing of the thigh tendons against the bones in the knee.

Causes of iliotibial band syndrome include:

  • Cycling
  • Dancing
  • Football
  • Military training
  • Running downhill
  • Running on an uneven surface

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