Posted On:12/14/2006 5:11pm
I don't know if causing trauma to the IT Band would either be possible with a 'strike' or even effective in bringing someone down but I know when the band isn't stretched it can lead to walking funny.
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Posted On:12/14/2006 5:49pm
Style: MMA, functional JKD
Part of what it does is keep us stable and upright.
Rocking a thai-style round kick into the ITB hurts like a bitch and makes you walk funny too.
As a practical matter doing massage therapy, its a very sensitive and tense anatomical structure, and alot of the muscles/tendons of the hip and leg attach to it.
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Posted On:12/15/2006 12:32am
Style: Muay Thai, Boxing
So.......is the pressure point challenge still going to happen? Which was the original intent of this thread, was it not?
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Posted On:12/15/2006 3:45am
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Posted On:12/15/2006 4:16am
Style: n/a (ex-Karate)
So, you're an MD? If so, that makes so much more sense.
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