What is Iliotibial band release?

Category: Surgeries


During a iliotibial band release, the physician incises the iliotibial tract, fascia lata, and intramuscular septum across the patella. The iliotibial band is located on the outside of the thigh and knee. When it becomes inflamed, it can cause pain and irritation during and after physical activity.

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