Is a dysfunctional Tensor Fascia Lata the cause of injury?

“It’s my TFL (Tensor Fascia Lata) causing my issues!” It appears the TFL is often blamed for various issues such as ITB syndrome, greater trochanteric pain syndrome and patellofemoral syndrome but is a dysfunctional Tensor Fascia Lata the cause of injury?

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  • Besomi, Manuela, et al. “Tensor Fascia Latae Muscle Structure and Activation in Individuals With Lower Limb Musculoskeletal Conditions: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.” Sports Medicine 50.5 (2020): 965-985.

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