Webinar Summary: Let’s Treat the IT Band featuring Whitfield Reaves


In May, we hosted Whitfield Reaves, OMD, L.Ac. for his 4th FREE Lhasa OMS webinar, Let’s Treat the IT Band.


About this webinar:

Do you and your patients now have a tight iliotibial band from all this sitting? Has the foam roller helped, but not cured it? There are a number of other good techniques using acupuncture and our other modalities to effectively treat the iliotibial tract.

In this short webinar, Whitfield will discuss multiple options to help patients. Treatment is easy, obvious, and results can be achieved in good time.





What Attendees Will Learn:

  • Learn how to include the Gluteus medius in the treatment of the IT band
  • Include the other muscles of the thigh in releasing the iliotibial tract
  • Some often overlooked distal points to add to the treatment of this Gall Bladder meridian issue

Who Should Attend:

  • Practitioners and Students who would like to learn more about treating IT band issues.
  • Practitioners and Students with questions about the IT band.
  • Practitioners and Students looking to add to their Treatment Tool Box.

About Our Speaker:

Whitfield Reaves, OMD, L.Ac. has been working in the field of sports medicine since he first began practice in 1981. He earned a Doctor of Oriental Medicine degree in 1983 that included a thesis entitled Acupuncture and the Treatment of Common Running Injuries.

Whitfield’s experience in sports medicine includes the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games, as well as numerous track and field, ski racing, and cycling events nationally over the last 30 years. He has been in the forefront of the acupuncture sports medicine field, emphasizing the integration of acupuncture with orthopedics and anatomy.

Whitfield is the author of The Acupuncture Handbook of Sports Injuries and Pain. His popular Acupuncture Sports Medicine Apprenticeship Program uses a small group mentorship-style setting in the instruction of orthopedic style acupuncture. Upcoming dates can be found by visiting: https://www.whitfieldreaves.com/calendar/.