Jefferson University Hospitals

Shin Splints

Jefferson is particularly strong when it comes to sports medicine, and not only for the professional athlete, but for weekend warriors who suffer painful injuries like shin splints.

Jefferson's Sports Medicine Center specialists are dedicated to diagnosing and treating shin splints and other sports-related injuries. Jefferson has one of the largest sports medicine services 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.