The most common issue for most runners is a knee pain. But is a knee pain really to at the join? The most notable symptom is typically swelling and pain on the outside of the knee, many runners mistakenly think they have a knee injury. The best way to tell is to bend lay down and bend the knee at a 45 degree angle, and if you feel pain on the lateral side of the knee, it could be a tight IT Band.
A good rehabilitation technique is to perform self myofascial stretch therapy to the IT Band. The technique involves using a foam roller and rolling it using your body weight while placing the side of the leg on the roller.