Jonathan Aarons M.D.

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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Suprascapular Nerve Entrapment

    Suprascapular nerve entrapment is responsible for a small amount of cases of shoulder pain and is therefore easily overlooked as a cause.  It usually occurs in those people doing overhead activities.  Athletes and patients with rotator cuff tears are at higher risk for these problems.  Suprascapular nerve entrapment may also occur as the […]

Neck Tongue Syndrome

The Neck tongue syndrome is a constellation of symptoms that include pain and numbness of one half of the tongue when turning the head to one side.  This condition may occur after trauma or occur due to bony compression of the second cervical nerve from congenital anomalies.  The pain is intermittent and usually occurs with […]

Parsonage Turner Syndrome

  Parsonage Turner Syndrome, also called acute brachial neuritis, is painful condition of the shoulder and arm.  Maurice Turner and John Parsonage published the first documented case in the Lancet in 1948.  The pain comes on suddenly and is severe.  It is burning in nature and radiates from the shoulder into the arm.  Muscle weakness […]

Scapulocostal Syndrome

Scapulocostal Syndrome is a painful syndrome of the neck and arm.  The pain usually originates in the neck and radiates to the shoulder and arm.  The pain can be dull, aching or burning.  It can radiate into the hand and cause tingling of the fingers.  The syndrome is thought to be due to an injury […]