The holiday season is far from the optimal time for any type of surgery, but thanks to the good folks at the Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center at Jefferson Health and Jefferson Methodist Hospital, Andrew Hoffman had a happy holiday, despite needing surgery. Hoffman, an administrator at the Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience more »
As 2018 draws to a close, we took some time to reflect on the exciting and impactful year that we’ve had. Here are our top ten moments of the year, in no particular order. Jefferson and Magee Rehabilitation Hospital took the next step in their long-time partnership and combined their organizations! Through this agreement, two of more »
Cancer is a multidisciplinary condition. From diagnosis and treatment to recovery and emotional support, it takes a village to build the best care team. With breast cancer, there’s often an additional facet to consider: post-mastectomy breast reconstruction. Reconstructive plastic surgery is an option for most breast cancer patients, and many will undergo the procedure to more »
“Take two aspirins and call me in the morning.” If only resolving pain were as simple as this age-old joke about the benefits of a few pain relievers and a good night’s rest. In reality, the situation for patients suffering from chronic or acute pain is much more difficult. It’s a complex equation that includes more »
The obesity epidemic in the United States continues to reach new highs with each year. Right now, one in three people are considered obese. In Philadelphia, the number is even higher at one in two people.