1. MidBunchLurker

    MidBunchLurker New Member

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    Just getting a mild case of ITB. Anyone have any good cycling-specific solutions?

    I'm doing specific stretches and strengthening exercises which worked for me last time I got ITB, but I was wondering how best to keep my training load up.
     
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  2. Hassaan

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    What is ITB?
     
  3. MidBunchLurker

    MidBunchLurker New Member

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    Iliotibial band syndrome. Its caused by the Iliotibial band, which is the tendon that runs down the side of your thigh, rubbing over the bony protruberence on the side of the knee. The ITB gets inflamed, causing pain where it crosses over the bone.
     
  4. kiwiboy

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    Been there didn't like it.

    What solved it for me : lowered my seat slightly, pushed it back as well.
    You have to lower it more to allow for the back ward movement.

    Give it a go!
     
  5. patch70

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    Do the stretches at least daily and even consider getting a physio/sports masseuse to do some work on your ITB & your gluteals.
    Avoid sudden increase in training distance - increase your efforts more gradually.
     
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