Jonathan Aarons M.D.

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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome is a condition whereby nerves, arteries and veins in the neck are compressed as they exit the shoulder.  This causes numbness, tingling and pain in the arm and hand.  Thoracic outlet syndrome most commonly occurs in women between 25 and 50 years old.  The problem can be caused by trauma, repetitive strain or […]


A bunion is a swelling over the big toe combined with an angulation of the toe.  The problem is called Hallux Valgus and occurs more commonly in females.  The most common cause of a bunion is wearing shoes that are too tight.  The pain is localized to the joint that is involved and is worsened […]

Morton’s Neuroma

Morton’s neuroma is a painful syndrome of the foot characterized by tenderness and discomfort on the bottom of the foot.  The pain is in the forefoot and radiates into the toes.  The pain may feel like a burning sensation and there may be numbness and tingling in the toes.  It may feel like you are […]

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a painful syndrome characterized by tenderness on the bottom of the foot.  The plantar fascia is a band of tissue that extends from the heel to the toes.  This tissue can become inflamed and cause pain.  The inflammation can occur due to trauma or secondary to another disease such as Rheumatoid Arthritis […]