Can IT band tightness lead to quad pain?

Very recently I’ve had knee pain and it hurt me to run so I went to my school trainer and he said I do have a tight IT band. The next day my thigh started hurting when I would do as little as stand up. It’s not on the outside of my thigh though, it’s towards the inside of the middle of my thigh. Are these two... show more Very recently I’ve had knee pain and it hurt me to run so I went to my school trainer and he said I do have a tight IT band. The next day my thigh started hurting when I would do as little as stand up. It’s not on the outside of my thigh though, it’s towards the inside of the middle of my thigh. Are these two things related or completely different things?
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