ITBS and road running, is camber the cause? (Read 218 times)


    This is me too:

    I go through spells of the same thing so I make it a point to switch sides of the road whenever feasible. Definitely seems to help. 


    I've suffered from this very same problem a few times before, and it's compounded with various increases in mileage.  For street based races I try to stay in the middle of the road out of paranoia.

      I fought ITBS and I think the camber exacerbated it though the main cause was likely my form.  Started switching during runs to even it out.  Luckily I don't spend a lot of time on heavily traveled roads and a lot of my course is now sidewalks.


      I only got rid of it when I took up ice hockey.  Skating strengthens the groin/inside of the legs enough that it eliminated the ITBS imbalance.  No problems since.