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).

  • Bisphosphonate Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw
    Bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (BRONJ for short) is a condition in which bone is exposed in the upper or lower jaw, sometimes without cause.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Lumbar Strain
    Our multidisciplinary focus can provide treatment for lumbar strain or another injury to your lower back.

  • Neurocutaneous Syndromes
    Tuberous sclerosis and neurofibromatosis are just a couple of the neurocutaneous syndromes treated by our skilled neurologists.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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>

  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorder
    Our oral surgeons evaluate signs of TMJ disorder, including clicking and popping of the jaw, to provide accurate diagnosis and personalized treatment for this common disorder.

  • 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.