Jonathan Aarons M.D.

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Monthly Archives: July 2014

Pain Around the Knee (bursitis)

Pain in and around the knee can originate from numerous causes.  One of the more frequent causes of knee pain is bursitis.  A bursa is a fluid filled sac that helps to cushion movements.  These bursa can become inflamed and cause pain.  The knee joint has many of these bursa.  There are five named bursa […]

Medial Collateral Ligament Syndrome

Medial collateral ligament syndrome is a painful issue that occurs usually as a result of playing sports.  The knee joint is composed of thee bones: the femur, tibia and patella.  Thee knee joint also has ligaments, which are tight bands that connect the bones to each other and provide stability and range of motion to […]

Phantom Limb Pain

  Phantom limb pain is a painful sensation that occurs after a body part has been amputated.  This is different from phantom limb sensation.  After amputation, many people experience the sensation of that body part still being attached.  This may occur after traumatic or surgical amputations of an arm or leg, but can apply to […]