Running Pains: Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome

Genevieve Ward 2015By: Genevieve Ward
Genevieve is a registered massage therapist at Body Poets who mixes other activities with running to keep her IT band happy.


If you run, cycle, or walk for exercise, you know about the iliotibial band, or ITB, on the outside of the thigh, and during exercise you might have suffered from pain at the knee that is known as Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome or ITBS.

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Neck injuries and massage: Whiplash Associated Disorder

By: Genevieve Ward
Genevieve is a registered massage therapist at Body Poets; she loves seeing people’s comfort and movement improve with proper treatment after a whiplash injury

Whiplash injuries are very common, but maybe not well understood. They are also very treatable by massage therapy, but since people don’t know massage can help, they don’t always get appropriate care for their neck and shoulder injuries.

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