Athletic injury it and hip flexor

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  • has attachments at the origin from three different muscles: the gluteus medius, gluteus minimus, and vastuslateralis, it then crosses the knee and goes into the shin. functions:(outward movement) of the thigh. If surrounding muscles are weak can cause injury.
  • the iliopsoas, rectus femoris, sartorius, tensor fasciae latae, and the pectineus. If spent time sitting a lot with hips pushed forward can tighten and weaken muscles and cause problems.
  • Found in hiking cycling running walking. responsible about one in twenty lower limb injuries in long-distance runners,
  • the “other” runner’s knee injury; location of pain
  • Athletic injury it and hip flexor

    1. 1. IT Band/HipFlexorAll about the injury
    2. 2. • Iliotibial Band (IT Band)• Starts at hip, runs down into the shin• Functions are to assist in hip abduction and stabilize lateral side of knee.• Very weakIT Bandwww.rice.edu
    3. 3. • Many muscles make up group• located on the anterior side of the hip joint• As implied, causes hip to flex, and connects legs to pelvis• Also very weakHip Flexor
    4. 4. • Overuse injury• Runners injury, yet found in other exercises• Just as common as ankle sprains• “The perception of movement of the ITB across the epicondyle is an illusion.”Causes
    5. 5. • ITBS Symptoms • Knee Pain/ Hip Pain • Irritation when heel strikes or using stairs • Weakness in Quadriceps and Hamstrings• Hip flexor • Sharp and dull pain in hip joint • Pain in lower back or ThighSymptoms
    6. 6. • ITBS • Stretching • Massaging Band (Elongating muscle) • Cortisone Injections/ Surgery• Hip Flexor • Stretching • Ice • Surgery/ TherapyTreatment
    7. 7. • Ignore pain• Jump into surgery• Get only one opinion www.ehow.comWhat not to do
    8. 8. • ITBS • Can take from a couple months to a year • You may live with it your entire life• Hip Flexor • Depending on causeRecovery time
    9. 9. • ITBS can be confused with Patellofemoral pain syndrome.• Iliotibial band pain: • side of the knee pain• Patellofemoral pain syndrome: • Front of the kneeCould also be…
    10. 10. • www.saveyourself.ca• www.rice.edu• www.ehow.com• www.livestrong.com• www.emedicinehealth.com• www.ultrunr.comWorks Cited

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