Story Check Dr. med. Christoph Voigt, occupational physician, looks after all sorts of occupations, such as hairdressers, painters, assembly staff, chefs and surgeons, that have an increased risk of suffering from epicondylitis.
- Causes of the painful tendon insertion irritation can include the same non-physiological and highly repetitive movements of the hand and elbow.
- Supports like the EpiTrain and braces like the EpiPoint can alleviate pain and help with early mobilization by using extensive and targeted compression.
- Compression therapy as a preventive measure can lower the risk of not being able to work and taking sick leave.