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.

  • Arthritis
    Our multidisciplinary team of rheumatologists, orthopedic surgeons, physiatrists (rehabilitation physicians), therapists, pain management specialists and radiologists can diagnose and treat your arthritis.

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

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

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    Women are three times more likely to develop carpal tunnel syndrome, the inability to make a fist or grip objects, than men.

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

  • Congenital Hand Deformities
    A congenital hand abnormality is a variation in the normal formation of the hand that occurs when the fetus is in the womb.

  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
    Cubital tunnel syndrome symptoms present in the hand are actually caused by a problem with the nerve in your elbow.

  • Dupuytrens Contracture
    Dupuytren's contracture is a disease that causes a thickening of the collagen around the tendons in the hand which makes the fingers curl.

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

  • Enchondroma
    Our specialists provide expert care when treating benign tumors known as enchondromas.

  • 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.

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

  • Infectious Arthritis
    To avoid the infection from spreading, it is important to have our specialists diagnose and treat infectious arthritis.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Osteoarthritis
    Our physicians utilize the latest methods for diagnosis and treatment of osteoarthritis, the most common joint disorder.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism
    Our physicians carefully monitor primary hyperparathyroidism to ensure calcium levels and bone density levels are normal and that kidneys are functioning properly.

  • Rheumatic Disease
    Receive expert care from our nationally and internationally recognized doctors for arthritis, carpal tunnel, and other rheumatic diseases.

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

  • 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.

  • 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>

  • 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.