Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • Achilles Tendon Tear
    Sudden movement, high heels, not stretching properly before exercise and flat feet may cause this common injury.

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    Our specialists offer several treatments options for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) disease, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, and other types of neuromuscular diseases.

  • Aphasia
    Our goal for patients with aphasia is to provide treatment that maximizes functional independence and a return to an active lifestyle.

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

  • Back & Neck Pain
    Our multidisciplinary team of orthopedists, neurosurgeons, rheumatologists, physiatrists (rehabilitation physicians), therapists and radiologists can diagnose and treat your back and neck pain.

  • Balance & Dizziness Disorders
    Our team of physicians and doctors of audiology offers comprehensive evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation for patients experiencing vertigo, dizziness, lightheadedness and/or motion sickness.

  • Bells Palsy
    Our doctors provide exceptional care for patients with Bell's palsy, a neuromuscular disorder that controls muscle movement in the face.

  • Bone Cancer
    Our specialists provide personal care for patients diagnosed with bone cancer such as chondrosarcoma, Ewing's sarcoma, myeloma bone disease, multiple myeloma or osteosarcoma.

  • Breast Cancer
    If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer, you can feel confident that our renowned breast cancer specialists will carefully guide you through the available treatment options and provide personalized care that takes into account all your medical and emotional needs.

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

  • 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.

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

  • Encephalitis
    Although a rare condition, encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain tissue that can be infectious or autoimmune in nature.

  • Ewing Sarcoma
    Ewing sarcoma is the second most common malignant bone tumor in children and adolescents.

  • Fibromyalgia
    Our specialists provide personalized care for fibromyalgia, chronic muscle pain.

  • 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.

  • Guillain Barre Syndrome
    Our physicians provide personalized care for patients with Guillain-Barre syndrome, a disorder where the body's immune system attacks the nervous system.

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

  • Herniated Disc
    Our multidisciplinary team of specialists provides thorough analysis and treatment personalized for each patient with a herniated disc.

  • Interstitial Cystitis
    Our expert urologists will diagnose and treat patients with frequent urination or pain during sexual intercourse, symptoms of interstitial cystitis (IC).

  • 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.

  • Low Back Pain
    Our multidisciplinary team of specialists provides thorough analysis and treatment personalized for each patient for low back pain.

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

  • Lymphedema
    Our medical team provides you with care and treatment for lymphedema, a swelling of a limb, which can be caused by cancer treatments.

  • Menieres Disease
    Our team of physicians offers personalized care and treatment for Meniere's disease which causes dizziness, ear pressure, ringing in the ear and hearing loss.

  • Multiple Myeloma
    Our multidisciplinary team of specialists provides expert care and advanced technologies for patients with multiple myeloma.

  • Multiple Sclerosis
    Our internationally renowned experts can help diagnose and manage multiple sclerosis (MS) to improve your quality of life.

  • Muscular Dystrophy
    Our neurologists are experienced in treating all types of muscular dystrophy, including Duchenne muscular dystrophy and Becker muscular dystrophy.

  • Neck Pain
    Our multidisciplinary team of specialists provides expert diagnosis and treatment of neck pain.

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

  • Neuromuscular Diseases
    Our neurologists are renowned experts in treating all types of neuromuscular diseases, including muscular dystrophy, myasthenia gravis, and neuropathies.

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta
    Our goal is to prevent deformity and fracture for patients with osteogenesis imperfecta, or brittle bone disease.

  • Osteosarcoma
    Here at Jefferson, you and your child will have access to the best physicians, the latest treatment and state-of-the-art technology for osteosarcoma.

  • 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.

  • Peripheral Neuropathy
    If you notice any unusual tingling, weakness or pain in your hands or feet, our physicians can evaluate you for peripheral neuropathy.

  • Repetitive Motion Injury
    Carpal tunnel and tendonitis are two of the many forms of repetitive motion injuries that our experts specialize in treating.

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Our expert physicians provide personalized care and treatment for patients diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation around the joints.

  • Sciatica
    Our pain management-trained specialists provide personalized treatment for patient with sciatica.

  • Scleroderma
    Thick, tight skin and red spots on the face are symptoms of scleroderma and should be treated by one of our specialists.

  • Scoliosis Spinal Curvatures
    Scoliosis is a condition that causes an abnormal curvature of the spine. When the spine is affected by scoliosis it will appear as an "S" or "C" shape.

  • Shoulder Pain
    Our pain management-trained specialists will provide you with leading-edge treatments for shoulder pain.

  • Sjogrens Syndrome
    Our physicians offer various treatment options that will relieve your symptoms of Sjögren's syndrome including dry eyes, dry mouth, and dental decay.

  • 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.

  • Spinal Cord Injury
    Early intervention and appropriate treatment are critical in the event of an acute spinal cord injury; they may determine whether a person will walk again.

  • Spinal Tumors
    Our skilled physicians provide expert diagnose and treatment of both primary and metastatic spinal tumors.

  • Stroke
    Our stroke centers are some of the most advanced centers in the U.S. for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research of stroke.

  • Tendonitis
    Our orthopedic specialists provide expert care and treatment for tendonitis as a result of an injury or overuse.

  • Torticollis
    Our experts carefully treat torticollis, a twisting of the neck causing the head to tilt, which develops over time due to genetic history, a trauma, or from a reaction to medication.

  • Traumatic Brain Injury
    More than one million people experience a brain injury. Should you need surgery, you will have immediate access to some of the most experienced and renowned neurosurgeons in the country.

  • Whiplash
    For any injury to your neck, including whiplash, turn to our orthopedic experts.