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Dr. Stephen L. Hershey

Orthopedist

Dr. Stephen L. Hershey is a top Orthopedist in Newark, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Stephen L. Hershey is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Stephen L. Hershey is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Stephen L. Hershey is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Newark, Delaware, Dr. Stephen L. Hershey is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Stephen L. Hershey
  • Newark, Delaware
  • Thomas Jefferson University
  • Accepting new patients

What is the course of treatment for a slip disc?

The first treatment is PT and medication. If sciatica is present an MRI is indicated. Surgery is the last resort. Resumption of activity depend on relief of pain.

Can gout be treated permanently or does it come back?

There is no cure for gout, so medication and diet should be ongoing. Gout is genetic, but there are other causes of hyperuricemia that should be looked for.

Can joint pain be considered as a symptom for gout?

Have to get blood and urine testing to determine

Can a knee surgery help in relieving the pain due to arthritis?

The use of surgery depends on the findings, which requires an X-ray and/or MRI. Depending on findings, the type of surgery can be arthroscopic or replacement, both of which can READ MORE
The use of surgery depends on the findings, which requires an X-ray and/or MRI. Depending on findings, the type of surgery can be arthroscopic or replacement, both of which can relieve pain.


My baby was born with twisted legs. Can this be corrected?

There are many causes for twisted legs. Unless severe surgery is not required. The underlying cause must be known.

Joint pain

You must get a diagnosis. Diclofenac is for inflammation. Neuron tin is for nerve pain.

Recurring hip pain

Hip pain varies a lot. If it is in the groin it is most likely hip. If lateral likely bursitis. If it is buttock most likely sciatic in orogin.