Jonathan Aarons M.D.

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Saphenous Neuralgia

Saphenous Neuralgia is an uncommon nerve problem that causes pain on the inside of the knee.  It is a branch of the femoral nerve with contributions from the L3 and L4 nerve root.  The pain from saphenous neuralgia is described as burning, is located on the medial (inside) portion of the leg and is often […]

Femoral Neuropathy

Femoral Neuropathy is a disease of the femoral nerve, a very large nerve in the leg.  This nerve controls the quadriceps muscle and causes difficulty in walking.  The nerve can be damaged by compression, trauma or metabolic causes.  The motor portion of the femoral nerve governs knee extension and hip flexion.  The sensory portion of […]