Stop foam rolling your IT Band to fix your knee pain.
We've all seen a picture like the one to the right, of some man (or woman) foam rolling the entire length of the outside of their leg and unlike this picture here, some people are even smiling about it. Actually, this picture is pretty accurate. This guy looks very unhappy at the pain he is inflicting on himself. All you are really doing is compressing your muscles/fascia against your femur. OUCH! Not to mention that you can't actually stretch your IT Band. It's just not phys