Resting your arm will settle the pain in your elbow.
HOWEVER – if you do anything that uses your arm strongly then the problem will return!
This is because rest allows the pain to settle but the repair that takes place is not structurally as good as it could be and it easily breaks down again.
You need to stimulate repair of the degenerated tendon by doing specific exercises in a controlled fashion over the course of several weeks.
This produces an effective repair of the damaged tendon and means that you are much less likely to suffer a recurrence of the problem.. . . . .Click HERE to read the whole of the post