Jefferson University Hospitals

Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer's & Baseball Elbow)

Often referred to as golfer's or baseball elbow, medial epicondylitis should not be ignored, nor should you live with chronic pain. As the largest and most experienced orthopedic practice in the Delaware Valley and one of the largest shoulder and elbow services on the East Coast, you can be sure that you will receive expert diagnosis and treatment of this painful condition at Jefferson.

Our shoulder and elbow specialists include six fellowship-trained shoulder and elbow surgeons who see 8,000 to 10,000 new patients annually and provide a full spectrum of surgical and medical care to patients with shoulder and elbow conditions.

Since medial epicondylitis can be associated with athletic activities, Jefferson's Sports Medicine Center specialists may be able to provide you with the treatment you need to resume your level of competition. We have one of the largest centers in the country, with more than 16 fellowship-trained sports medicine specialists.

Each year, we evaluate more than 40,000 athletes and perform more than 3,000 reconstructive surgeries related to athletic injuries. Our clients include weekend warriors and competitors from regional public and private schools, numerous collegiate teams, the U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team, the Philadelphia Eagles and the Philadelphia Phillies. Our radiologists offer advanced sports imaging and have pioneered imaging diagnosis of many athletic injuries.

Outpatient Services

Outpatient consultation and rehabilitation therapy services are available to patients of all age ranges, including neonate, pediatric, adult and geriatric. The rehabilitation therapists practice an interdisciplinary team approach, working with referring physicians, physiatrists (rehabilitation physicians), nurse practitioners and case managers to ensure comprehensive quality services are delivered.