Richmond Chiropractic Centre


President Plaza

#5520-8181 Cambie Road (next to the Radisson Hotel)
Richmond, BC
V6X 1J8

Phone number:

+1 (604) 270-1007


Consultation hours

Monday, Thursday and Saturday | 9am – 2pm
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday | 9am – 6pm

Iliotibial Band Syndrome


The Iliotibial band (ITB) is a fibrous band of tissue that plays a vital role in providing lateral stability to the knee and assisting in abduction to the hips.

Without adequate support, dropped medial arches in the feet can strain the knees and hips for many athletes, leading to a common injury known as Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS).

Those suffering from ITBS will experience a feeling of tightness and pain in the lateral aspect of the knee. Quite often, the severity of pain from ITBS will cause many athletes to cut back from their exercise routines.

To help prevent further stress and pain during activity, it is best to equip patients with products that can help control excess motion and stabilize their lower extremities.

Wearing Footmaxx functional orthotics to correct overpronation stabilizes the lower extremities during gait, and provides resistance to lateral movement of the knee and abduction of the hips.

Footmaxx orthotics, paired with supportive footwear can help prevent injuries such as ITBS that can otherwise bring any training regimen to a screeching halt. Call Richmond Chiropractic for a free gait analysis. 604-270-1007

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