One thing is clear, when it comes to overuse injuries, there is no one solution that works. If there were, we would not have the issue any more. It is a complex individual puzzle one has to solve. For the amount of people that suffer from overuse injuries, we actually know surprisingly little about some of these injuries.
For the IT Band Syndrome, the solution to the puzzle is not simple and certainly not easy. Unfortunately, there is no sure-fire, 100% guaranteed way of fixing IT Band Syndrome. However, we know which treatments have a higher success rate and which ones can be combined to give you the best possible outcome. In short, here is what separates signal from general noise.