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Martine Human BScPhysio(WITS)

Martine qualified from the University of the Witwatersrand with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy in 2005. She completed her Community Service year in Ladysmith in 2006 and has been in private practice since 2007. She has trained as a Yoga instructor with the Health & Fitness Professionals Academy. Other training includes dry needling as well as a number of joint conditions courses. Martine enjoys treating Orthopaedic conditions, Sport injuries and Rehabilitation. She has worked with Kaizer Chiefs Football Club and is currently with the South African Ladies Basketball team.

The iliotibial band (ITB) is a long band of connective tissue than runs down the outer aspect of the thigh and runs over the knee, where it overlies a bony prominence, the femoral epicondyle and then attaches to the lower leg bone (tibia).