Shopping Basket 0
Human Kinetics Publishers, Inc.

HUMAN KINETICS

Excerpts

Treat lateral knee pain and Iliotibial band tightness

This is an excerpt from Strap Taping for Sports and Rehabilitation by Anne Keil.


iliotibial band (ITB) Friction Syndrome

Indications

This technique is effective for treating lateral knee pain and ITB tightness.

Client’s Position

The client is lying or long sitting on a table.

Physical Therapist’s Position

The PT is standing, facing the affected leg.

Screen

Perform the ITB unloading test, similar to the pes anserinus unloading test but for the lateral knee (a).

Application Guidelines

1. The taping technique is similar to fat pad unloading, but the V is applied to the lateral knee above and below the lateral joint line, approximately 2 inches (5 cm) proximal on the femur and distal on the tibia (b).

2. An alternative technique is to use an unloading horizontal strip superior to the joint line and pulling posteriorly, similar to the pes anserinus unloading technique (c).


Read more from Strap Taping for Sports and Rehabilitation by Anne Keil.



Share Facebook Reddit LinkedIn Twitter

Tools


Print Save to favorites


Products


Strap Taping for Sports and Rehabilitation
$72.90


Also of Interest



Get the latest news, special offers, and updates on authors and products. SIGN UP NOW!

Human Kinetics Rewards

About Our Products

Book Excerpts

Catalogs

News and Articles

HK Today Newsletter

About Us

Career Opportunities

Events

Partners

Business to Business

Author Center

Services

Exam/Desk Copies

Language rights translation

Association Management

Associate Program

Rights and Permissions

Featured Programs

Human Kinetics Coach Education

Fitnessgram

Fitness for Life

Active Living Every Day

Connect with Us

Google Plus YouTube Tumblr Pinterest

Terms & Conditions

/

Privacy Policy

/

Safe Harbor