While bursitis can be a painful condition, it is typically only temporary and once you are diagnosed, unless an infection has occurred, treatment will result in relief from the pain and increased mobility. Rated a Top Hospital for Orthopedics by U.S.News & World Report and Philadelphia magazine, Jefferson has one of the most advanced and active programs in the nation.
Our orthopedic specialists may recommend an ultrasound in order to provide you with an adequate diagnosis. Jefferson is one of the few hospitals in the country to provide a full range of diagnostic procedures and treatments utilizing musculoskeletal ultrasound technology. Our radiologists serve as consultants to the Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies, Flyers and Sixers; the Pennsylvania Ballet; and numerous visiting professional athletes and performers.