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Lateral knee pain – Recovery status

After 7 days of physiotherapy for the lateral knee pain, I feel that there is no pain at the side of my knee. On the 7th day, my physio got a kinesio tape along the IT Band. At the moment even the tenderness has completely gone. Main takeaways from the recovery process for the lateral knee pain: The major factor that assisted in this whole process was taking complete break …

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Iliotibial Band Syndrome- Cycling injury

Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITB) is another of the common cycling injury. This syndrome to the¬†Iliotibial Band is also one of the main reasons for the lateral knee pains most athletes complain about. How much do you know about this? Iliotibial Band is probably(or one of) the longest connective tissue that connects two joints in the human body. It starts from the side of the hip and runs into the knee …

Common Cycling Ride Injury: Lateral Knee Pain

Knee pain is the most common complaint among the cyclists. And at this time, I am experiencing my share of the pain. If you have read about my December highlights, I have mentioned about the start of the knee pain. It all began after the completion of the first 100 miles cycling ride. During the first half of the cycling ride, there were no issues and I was all comfortable. …