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Certain sports and activities
Sports that required holding on firmly to an object like a racket or a golf club are most likely to cause epicondylitis. The repeated impact of the ball on the stick or the racket can create micro trauma to the tendons and cause the lesion.
Activities requiring for an object to be held for a long time or precision, such as knitting and painting, can also be a cause of tendon injury.
Repetitive and manual work
Manual works that involve holding an object firmly over a long period or repeatedly are most likely to cause epicondylitis. Construction workers and carpenters are mostly vulnerable.
Even in works where a minimal force is required, but exercised repeatedly, it can cause damage in the long term, for example laying bricks, cooking or working on a computer.
1. It is important to take note that your therapist cannot perform pathology diagnostics since only doctors have the competence to make a medical diagnosis. However, your therapist may act effectively to relieve your elbow pain.Find a therapist