What is IT Band Syndrome?

Why does it happen?

What are the symptoms?

How Long Does it Take to Heal?

The healing time for IT Band Syndrome can vary depending on severity of the condition. It can take several weeks to a few months depending on severity and adherence to treatment.

Mild cases: Can typically resolve within 2-4 weeks with the right amount of rest, treatment, and modalities.

Severe cases: Can take possibly 2-3 months or longer to heal depending on physical activity, physical therapy and consistency with treatment. Consistent treatment and avoiding aggravating activities are crucial for an effective recovery.


The treatment for IT Band Syndrome comes down to a combination of conservative measures. With the main goal of reducing pain, inflammation, and improving strength and mobility.  Here are three treatment options for IT Band Syndrome:

1. Active rest and restore

2. Physical Therapy

3. Non-invasive treatment


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