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› Forums › General › Chronic IT band/quad TIGHTNESS and knee pain (chondromalacia patella?) for 6 years! › Re: Chronic IT band/quad TIGHTNESS and knee pain (chondromalacia patella?) for 6 years!
“Can you say a word or two about internal rotation banded distractions? I am finding that external rotation is impacted by internal rotation as well. When I internally rotate my leg while sitting I can feel a nice pull on my IT band (quads). I get instant glute activation as well. “
Stretching a muscle is not the same as activating a muscle. When you internally rotate your hips in sitting this IS NOT activating your external rotators (glutes), this is stretching them.