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Stretching the Iliotibial Band

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Stretching the Iliotibial Band

By Dr. Donald A. Ozello DC Las Vegas Informer Stretch the iliotibial band and its surrounding muscles to decrease tension in the lateral thigh. The iliotibial band, or iliotibial tract, is not a muscle. It is a long fibrous structure with no stretch receptors. Hence it is difficult to stretch. You must rely on the […]

Foam Rolling the Iliotibial Band

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Foam Rolling the Iliotibial Band

By Dr. Donald A. Ozello DC ┬áLas Vegas Informer Foam roll the iliotibial band to decrease tension. Utilize the foam roller to overcome tightness in the iliotibial band. The foam roller is a cylindrical shaped piece of hard foam. Foam rollers are available in a variety of lengths and densities. The roller is a durable […]

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