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Another day with Mr. Masochism

I finally saw my physical therapist get flustered and backdown. Let me explain. The first day I met him, after the preliminaries and the evaluation, he told me what all would be involved. Most of it sounded nice..electrical stimulation and heat, ice, stretching..then the tough part was uttered. Physical manipulation of the ITband. Which means …

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So, a little about ITBS

Quick timeline: May 07-Trail half marathon. Acute case of groin strain. Took 6 weeks off of running. July 07– Foot tumor-plantar fibrosis-benign tumor August 07– 6 mile run, noticed painful pulling lateral side of left knee. I tried to run several times. I went to a sports doc, got an ITBS diagnosis and got started …

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