Jonathan Aarons M.D.

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Monthly Archives: December 2013

Arthritis of the Elbow

Arthritis of the elbow is a common cause of pain in the area. The elbow consists of three bones; radius, ulna and humerus.  There are joints that occur between each of these three bones.  Arthritis is a disease of these types of joints.   Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are two common causes of arthritis of the elbow.  […]

Golfer’s Elbow

Golfer’s elbow is also known as medial epicondylitis.  The epicondyle is a bump on the bone where the tendons attach.  This area can become irritated and inflamed, causing pain.  Golfer’s elbow is similar to tennis elbow, except that the problem occurs on the inside of the arm.  The pain is cause by repetitive actions such […]

Tennis Elbow

  Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis is a painful condition of the arm.  It is caused by repetitive trauma to the tendons of the forearm. The arm is made up of three bones; the humerus ( arm bone), radius and ulna( bones of forearm).  There are several bumps on the humerus called epicondyles.  The bump […]

Arthritis of the Shoulder

Arthritis can affect many joints of the body including the shoulder.  The shoulder joint is made up of three bones: the scapula (shoulder blade), humerus (arm bone) and clavicle( collar bone). There are two joints in the shoulder.  One is where the clavicle meets the tip of the scapula, called the acromion.  The other is where […]