Jonathan Aarons M.D.

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Monthly Archives: February 2015

Pronator Syndrome

The Pronator Syndrome is a painful condition of the forearm and hand.  It is caused by compression of the median nerve by the pronator teres muscle.  The pain is located in the forearm and radiates to the first three and half fingers of the hand.  It may radiate proximally as well into the elbow.  It […]

Infraspinatus Tendinitis

Infraspinatus tendinitis is one cause of pain in the shoulder.  The infraspinatus muscle is one of the muscles in the rotator cuff.  The belly of the muscle lies below the spine of the scapula and its tendon inserts on the back of the greater tuberosity of the humerus.  It is responsible for external rotation of […]

Supraspinatus Tendinitis

Supraspinatus tendinitis is a common cause of shoulder pain in those people performing overhead activities such as tennis, swimming or baseball.  The rotator cuff of the shoulder consists of four muscles; the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor and supscapularis.  The supraspinatus is responsible for abduction, moving the arm away from the body.  The supraspinatus muscle may […]