ITB (Iliotibial Band) and Greater Trochanter Pain- Difficult to Treat!

The ITB, also known as the iliotibial band, is a band of tissue that travels down the outside of the leg. It originates at the side of the hip bone, which is the Greater Trochanter. Pain at the outside of the leg and at the outside of the hip joint is very common. We see this regularly in sports participation, or as a sequelae to altered gait with limping, or from injuries that impact the outer leg.
Many times, soft tissue injuries in these areas will respond quickly to treatment with Osteopathic manipulation, acupuncture, or Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy, (PEMF).

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