ITB pain is common in runners but there is little guidance in the literature for treating this tricky injury. In Part 1, the etiology of ITB pain was discussed. In Part 2, we discuss treatment for this injury. Small print: This blog provides an update on the literature around the treatment of runners with ITB pain. It is not medical advice. Treatment Rest, Ice, Elevate, Compress (R.I.C.E.) This is a great simple to way to help ITB syndrome to start healing. Honestly, it is likely the best short-term advice. Nearly all health care professionals are going to recommend this first because it can work. Its cheap, easy, and not very time intensive. This is our first recommendation as well.