What Is IT Band Syndrome?

By james
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2. Fascia

As mentioned, one type of connective tissue in our body is fascia. This is a material made mostly of collagen and is often found as a sheet that wraps around muscle groups. This helps to hold the muscles in and also acts as a barrier between different muscle groups that are next to each other.

You will often notice fascia as a thin sheet covering meat when preparing food. Fascia surrounds and compartmentalizes structures, tendons connect muscles to bones, and ligaments are thickening of fascia which connect one bone to another bone to provide joint support.

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