An elbow injury can be caused by repetitive actions but it can also be linked to racket sports and various other hobbies, not just occupation. Workers most likely to be at risk are manual workers or waiters.
A common elbow injury is:
Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis elbow) can be caused by repetitive work over a number of years. It usually occurs when the outer elbow becomes painful and sore. This type of Repetitive Strain Injury can be identified by pain when overextending the wrist or gripping objects.
Compensation Amounts –
- Injury from work up to – £16,500
- Even recovery within a few weeks or months – £1,575 – £2,500