What is iliotibial band and buttock stretch?

Iliotibial Band and Buttock Stretch

Iliotibial band and buttock stretch

  1. Sit on the floor with your legs out in front of you.
  2. Bend the knee of your affected leg, and put that foot on the floor on the outside of the opposite leg. (Your legs will be crossed.)
  3. Twist your shoulders toward your bent leg, and put your opposite elbow on that knee.
  4. Push your arm against your knee to feel a gentle stretch at the back of your buttock and around your hip.
  5. Hold the stretch for at least 15 to 30 seconds.
  6. Repeat 2 to 4 times.
  7. It's a good idea to repeat these steps with your other leg.

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