Jefferson University Hospitals

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, a common form of arthritis, is treated by rheumatologists as well as specialists of Jefferson's Arthritis Program. The Program is dedicated to providing comprehensive, private and personalized care for all types of arthritic, rheumatic and collagen-vascular disorders such as lupus, scleroderma and osteoarthritis. Leading physicians utilize the latest methods for diagnosis and treatment, including enrollment in clinical trials of the most novel therapeutic agents for this disease.

Your osteoarthritis can also be treated by acupuncturists, Oriental medicine practitioners and physicians of Jefferson's Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Program. Acupuncture is one of the most widely used complementary therapies in the United States, and there is growing evidence for the effectiveness of acupuncture and other related modalities for a wide range of ailments.