Preston Massage Therapist Sandra Brookfield On Runner’s Knee Pain (Lateral)

Massage Therapy, Hot Stone Therapy, Sports Massage Therapy, FA Qualified

Have you got pain on the outside of your knee?

Then you might have Ilitiotibial Band Syndrome (ITB). It is one of the leading causes of lateral knee pain in runners.

It is a superficial thickening of tissue on the outside of the thigh, extending from the outside of the pelvis, over the hip and knee and inserts just below the knee.


Running too much too soon

Bowing knees

Foot pronation

Flat feet Fall on to the hip

Running downhill



Pain around the lateral side of the knee may limit activity.

Pain can radiate.

Pain comes on when running distance.

Climbing stairs can be painful.



Apply heat before training, ice after training.

Massage. A lot of people with ITB problems see Sandra Brookfield for help.

Stretch – static, foam roller


Call Back-in-Action on 01772 749245 to make an appointment with Sandra.

From the Preston Chiropractor Team
Getting You Back in Action & Enjoying Your Life Again
Serving the people of Preston and surrounding areas including Southport and Lytham St Annes

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