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Answered 2008-05-16 06:08:51

The only real cure for tennis elbow is to amputate your arm..

just kidding, The best way to help tennis elbow is to give it rest, apply pressure (possibly look into buying one of those bubble bands), and ice if it is in pain.

However, if you refuse to mend your elbow, you may have no other choice than surgery.

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