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Practical Strategies for Treating the Runner with Iliotibial Band Pain
Zoom Meeting - Details online
Zionsville, INDIANA 46077
United States
Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
Category: Educational Program

Program Description

In this 90 minute session, attendees will learn how to provide a comprehensive treatment approach for runners with iliotibial band pain. Emphasis will be placed on clinical reasoning as clinicians will learn risk factors, etiology, pathology, assessment, and management of runners with iliotibial band pain. Assessment techniques will include basic clinical gait analysis and physical examination. Treatment strategies will include treatment strategies in the acute phase through the return to run process. Clinicians will also learn strategies to reduce re-injury rates in runners.

Learning objectives

Attendees will:
  1. learn the risk factors of iliotibial band pain in runners
  2. be able to recognize the clinical signs of iliotibial band pain in runners
  3. be able to identify the primary gait mechanics that place the greater load on the iliotibial band
  4. be able to develop a comprehensive rehabilitation program, including guiding a return to run program, in runners with iliotibial band pain


Richard Willy, PT, PhD

Dr. Willy is an Associate Professor in the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Montana (Missoula, MT, USA).  He received his PhD in Biomechanics and Movement Science from the University of Delaware. Dr. Willy has been a clinician for over 20 years. His research aims to develop clinically effective treatments for persons with patellofemoral pain, Achilles tendon injuries, and bone stress injuries. His work focuses on two populations: endurance runners and tactical athletes i.e., Soldiers. He has received funding to support his work from the United States Department of Defense and the Foundation for Physical Therapy.

Program Cost

Members - No Charge
Non-Members - $30.00

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Contact: Shefali Christopher - [email protected]