Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • Achilles Tendon Tear
    Sudden movement, high heels, not stretching properly before exercise and flat feet may cause this common injury.

  • Back & Neck Pain
    Our multidisciplinary team of orthopedists, neurosurgeons, rheumatologists, physiatrists (rehabilitation physicians), therapists and radiologists can diagnose and treat your back and neck pain.

  • Balance & Dizziness Disorders
    Our team of physicians and doctors of audiology offers comprehensive evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation for patients experiencing vertigo, dizziness, lightheadedness and/or motion sickness.

  • Bursitis
    When  the bursa is irritated, which is a fluid-filled sac between tissues, it is known as bursitis.

  • Diabetes
    Diabetes is a chronic condition that causes a person to have high blood glucose and its symptoms include frequent urination, unusual thirst, extreme fatigue and irritability, cuts or bruises that are slow to heal.

  • Dysphagia
    Any difficulty in swallowing is common among all age groups, especially the elderly, and can present with coughing, gagging and choking.

  • Elbow Problems Pain
    We provide specialized diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation for injuries and conditions relating to the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulders.

  • Foot Problems Pain
    If you have injured your feet or are in pain, our experts at Jefferson University Hospitals and the Rothman Institute at Jefferson can provide an accurate diagnosis and excellent care.

  • Hand Problems Pain
    Our hand experts specialize in treating arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and other pains associated with hand problems.

  • Herniated Disc
    Our multidisciplinary team of specialists provides thorough analysis and treatment personalized for each patient with a herniated disc.

  • Knee Problems Pain
    If you are experiencing knee problems such as arthritis, torn cartilage, tendonitis or chronic and severe pain, turn to our multidisciplinary team of specialists.

  • Low Back Pain
    Our multidisciplinary team of specialists provides thorough analysis and treatment personalized for each patient for low back pain.

  • Lumbar Strain
    Our multidisciplinary focus can provide treatment for lumbar strain or another injury to your lower back.

  • Lymphedema
    Our medical team provides you with care and treatment for lymphedema, a swelling of a limb, which can be caused by cancer treatments.

  • Medial Epicondylitis
    Often referred to as golfer's or baseball elbow, medial epicondylitis should be treated by our experienced specialists.

  • Neck Pain
    Our multidisciplinary team of specialists provides expert diagnosis and treatment of neck pain.

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta
    Our goal is to prevent deformity and fracture for patients with osteogenesis imperfecta, or brittle bone disease.

  • Osteoporosis
    Our experts offer prevention, diagnosis and treatment for osteoporosis and related conditions and provide multidisciplinary care.

  • Osteosarcoma
    Here at Jefferson, you and your child will have access to the best physicians, the latest treatment and state-of-the-art technology for osteosarcoma.

  • Parkinson's Disease
    Our expert neurologists have pioneered new treatments of Parkinson's disease to minimize symptoms and improve quality of life.

  • Patellar Tendonitis
    Also known as jumper's knee, patellar tendonitis is a common knee problem, and can be diagnosed and treated by our orthopedic surgeons.

  • Patellofemoral Stress Syndrome
    Patellofemoral stress syndrome (runner's knee) is a common knee problem and is managed by our expert orthopedic surgeons.

  • Pelvic Pain
    Since there are many reasons as to why there may be pain in your pelvic region, our gynecologists will assess your situation and devise the best treatment plan.

  • Repetitive Motion Injury
    Carpal tunnel and tendonitis are two of the many forms of repetitive motion injuries that our experts specialize in treating.

  • Soft Tissue Injuries
    Our orthopedic specialists can manage your soft-tissue injury, which may result in swelling and bruises, and return you to the highest levels of functionality possible.

  • Sports Fractures
    <p>We have one of the largest sports medicine services in the country and have treated numerous sports fractures and other injuries.</p>

  • Stroke
    Our stroke centers are some of the most advanced centers in the U.S. for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research of stroke.

  • Tendonitis
    Our orthopedic specialists provide expert care and treatment for tendonitis as a result of an injury or overuse.

  • Torticollis
    Our experts carefully treat torticollis, a twisting of the neck causing the head to tilt, which develops over time due to genetic history, a trauma, or from a reaction to medication.