How long will recovery from tendinitis take?

It may take weeks to months to recover from tendinitis, depending on the severity of your injury.

Last reviewed by a Cleveland Clinic medical professional on 02/12/2020.


  • National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. Tendinitis. Accessed 2/12/2020.
  • Arthritis Foundation. Tendinitis. Accessed 2/12/2020.
  • American College of Rheumatology. Tendinitis (Bursitis). Accessed 2/12/2020.

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