Jonathan Aarons M.D.

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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Arthritis Pain of the Hip

Arthritis means inflammation of the joint.  Arthritis pain of the hip is a common painful condition.  The hip is composed of the femur ( leg bone), the acetabulum (a cup-like structure that holds the head of the femur) and the joint itself.  There are numerous types of arthritis including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and […]

Ilioinguinal Neuralgia

Ilioinguinal neuralgia is a painful syndrome caused by compression or injury to the ilioinguinal nerve as it travels along its path.  The most common cause of injury is trauma to the area or injury to the nerve during surgery.  The symptoms of ilioinguinal neuralgia are numbness and burning in the lower abdomen that radiates to […]

Fractured Ribs

    A fracture is a break in the continuity of a bone.  The chest wall is composed of multiple ribs that originate from the attachment to the spine in the back and extend around the chest to join in the front to the sternum and manubrium.  The ribs serve to encase the lungs and […]