Signs and symptoms of tendinitis occur at the point where a tendon attaches to a bone and typically include:

  • Pain, often described as a dull ache, especially when moving the affected limb or joint
  • Tenderness
  • Mild swelling, possibly

When to see a doctor

Most cases of tendinitis can respond to self-care measures. See your doctor if your signs and symptoms persist and interfere with your day-to-day activities for more than a few days.

Nov. 08, 2011