Jefferson University Hospitals

Tests & Treatments

  • Arthrography
    A type of X-ray used to examine a joint, such as the knee or hip, when standard X-rays are not adequate.

  • Arthroplasty
    A surgical procedure to restore the integrity and function of a joint through resurfacing of the bone or with an artificial joint.

  • Arthroscopy for Injuries to the Joints
    A minimally invasive diagnostic and treatment procedure used for injuries to a joint.

  • Biopsy
    A biopsy is a procedure performed to remove tissue or cells from the body for examination under a microscope.

  • CT Scan
    A series of X-rays that can be used to visualize nearly all parts of the body in 3-D is known as a CT scan.

  • Joint Aspiration
    Our physicians use joint aspiration to determine if you have gout, various types of arthritis or joint infection.

  • MRI
    Our specialists often use advanced MRI technology to obtain visual detail of organs and tissues to help detect many conditions.

  • Occupational Therapy
    Occupational therapy helps you to participate in the activities you need and want to do using therapeutic daily activities.

  • Physical Therapy
    The goal of physical therapy is to help you increase your mobility, reduce pain, restore function, and prevent disability, allowing you to move independently through your environment.

  • Ultrasound
    An ultrasound uses high-frequency sound waves to look at organs and structures inside the body, including the heart, blood vessels, kidneys and liver.