Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for Iliotibial Band Syndrome Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Apr 04, 2022
  • Author: John M Martinez, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen Kishner, MD, MHA  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

These include the following:

  • Muscle strain
  • Degenerative joint disease
  • Biceps femoris tendinitis
  • Popliteus tendinitis
  • Referred pain from lumbar disc herniation
  • Lateral meniscus tear
  • Lateral collateral ligament injury
  • Peroneal nerve injury
  • Patellofemoral syndrome
  • Synovial sarcoma [25]

Differential Diagnoses