Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • ACL Injury
    This tearing of the anterior cruciate ligament inside your knee joint most commonly occurs during sports-related activities that involve sudden stops and changes in direction.

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

  • Avascular Necrosis
    Look to Jefferson's multidisciplinary team of orthopedists, rehabilitation physicians, therapists and radiologists to diagnose and treat your avascular necrosis (AVN).

  • 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.

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

  • Chondroblastoma
    A rare type of bone tumor, chondroblastoma is typically located in the hip, knee or shoulder.

  • 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.

  • Fractures
    If you have been diagnosed with a fracture or dislocation, our experts will ensure your treatment minimizes the pain, promotes healing, prevents complications and restores normal use of the fractured area.

  • Giant Cell Tumors
    If you or someone you care about has been diagnosed with giant cell tumors, a noncancerous condition that can cause problems, our expert orthopedic surgeons can help.

  • Groin Injury
    Our physicians have extensive experience in treating groin injuries and other tight muscles prone to injury.

  • 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.

  • Osteochondroma
    Our specialists provide expert diagnosis and personalized treatment to patients diagnosed with benign tumors known as osteochondroma.

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

  • Osteomyelitis
    Our specialists treat osteomyelitis by focusing on treating the infection in the bone and providing long-term care to prevent further complications.

  • 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.

  • Pagets Disease
    Paget's disease, a bone condition which causes arthritis and bone deformity, is diagnosed and treated by our expert orthopedic specialists.

  • 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.

  • Pulled Hamstring
    A pulled hamstring is a common sports injury that can be diagnosed and treated by our expert physicians and therapists.

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

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Our expert physicians provide personalized care and treatment for patients diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation around the joints.

  • Rotator Cuff Injury
    Repetitive activities or accidents can result in a rotator cuff injury and should be seen by one of our orthopedic specialists.

  • Shin Splints
    <p>As one of the largest sports medicine services in the country, our specialists are dedicated to diagnosing and treating shin splints and other sports-related injuries.</p>

  • Shoulder Pain
    Our pain management-trained specialists will provide you with leading-edge treatments for shoulder pain.

  • Shoulder Tendonitis
    Whether you're living with tendonitis as a result of injury or because of an underlying condition such as arthritis, you will receive expert care from our skilled specialists.

  • 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.

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

  • Tennis Elbow
    Our specialists are dedicated to diagnosing and treating tennis elbow, a condition that occurs when the ligaments in your elbow are overused.

  • Torn Meniscus
    Twisting the knee the wrong way can lead to a torn meniscus and our expert physicians can provide the immediate treatment you&rsquo;ll need.

  • 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.