This four-part series profiles Professor Gunther von Hagens' work that is considered by many to be shocking and controversial. However, anatomist Gunther von Hagens believes that the dissections he performs on real human bodies, lay bare the intricacy of human design. During each episode, von Hagens carries out a human dissection and focuses on a different set of anatomical systems: movement, circulation, digestion and reproduction.

Anatomy for Beginners - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2005-01-24

Anatomy for Beginners - Iliotibial band syndrome - Netflix

Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS) is a common injury to the knee, generally associated with running, cycling, hiking or weight-lifting (especially squats).

Anatomy for Beginners - Treatment - Netflix

While ITBS pain can be acute, the iliotibial band can be rested, iced, compressed and elevated (RICE) to reduce pain and inflammation, followed by stretching. Massage therapy, and many of its modalities, can offer relief if symptoms arise.

Anatomy for Beginners - References - Netflix