iliotibial band


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il·i·o·tib·i·al tract

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a fibrous reinforcement of the fascia lata on the lateral surface of the thigh, extending from the crest of the ilium, especially the tuberculum of the crest, to the anterolateral aspect of the lateral condyle of the tibia (Gerdy tubercle).

iliotibial band

A thick, wide fascial layer from the iliac crest along the lateral thigh to the fascia around the lateral aspect of the knee joint. Fibers from the tensor fascia lata and gluteus maximus muscles insert into the proximal band.
See also: band
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Use of an inclinometer to measure flexibility of the iliotibial band using the Ober test and the modified Ober test: differences in magnitude and reliability of measurements.
Treatment includes rest, ice, NSAIDs, and iliotibial band stretches.
Iliotibial band friction syndrome: MR imaging findings.
"Iliotibial Band Syndrome." Sports Medicine 14, no.
Such conditions as frozen shoulder and iliotibial band syndrome depend on exercise as a main form of treatment.
Anterolateral Ligament and Iliotibial Band Control of Rotational Stability in the Anterior Cruciate Ligament-Intact Knee: Defined by Tibiofemoral Compartment Translations and Rotations.
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There are three other reports on rupture of the patellar tendon after patellectomy [8-10]; all of these ruptures occurred at the site of the tibial tubercle and were successfully treated at the chronic phase with either an Achilles tendon allograft [8], the iliotibial band from the contralateral side [9], or the gracilis and semitendinosus tendons [10].
Common sites for bursitis to develop are olecranon, psoas tendon, greater trochanter, iliotibial band, prepatellar, infrapatellar and retrocalcaneal.
Caption: FIGURE 1: Dissection of right posterior thigh and popliteal fossa to show tensor fasciae suralis muscle (TFS: tensor fasciae suralis muscle; TN: tibial nerve; Gmh: gastrocnemius muscle, medial head; Glh: gastrocnemius muscle, lateral head; AM: adductor magnus muscle; SM: semimembranosus muscle; ST: semitendinosus muscle; BFlh: biceps femoris muscle, long head; BFsh: biceps femoris muscle, short head; VL: vastus lateralis muscle; ITB: iliotibial band).
Rotator cuff injuries and iliotibial band problems, too, are not inflammatory.