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If my IT-band is tight, what is the best way to stretch it?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
A tight IT or iliotibial band can cause pain and bursitis in the hip joint. One technique for stretching the IT band is foam rolling, which acts like deep tissue massage to stretch the band. Watch Dr. Oz talk about this technique.



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