Tendinitis is inflammation or irritation of a tendon — any one of the thick fibrous cords that attaches muscle to bone. The condition causes pain and tenderness just outside a joint.
Repetitious movement over time
Occupation (i.e. repetitive motions, awkward positions, frequent overhead reaching, vibration, forceful exertion)
Dull, aching pain in the affected limb or joint especially when moving
Physical examination and medical history consultation
RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation)