IT Band syndrome - very painful!

Patient

Q: I have an IT band issue - how do I get back in to running? I was running about 15 miles a week, then one day, I was in agony when I went down the stairs.

Symptoms:  Pain when I walk down steps!
Doctor

A:   Hello,
Thanks for your query on ATD.
I have gone through your query and understand your concern.
You Have got IT band syndrome. You have to rest and avoid running for 2 weeks.
Analgesic such as ibuprofen are helpful in pain relief.
Vitamin B and C help in recovery. Hope your query get answered.
Wishing you a good health.
Take care.

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