Approximately 15-20,000 New cases if Avascular Necrosis are diagnosed each year.
Treatment can often help, but this condition can’t be cured.
The earlier the stage of your diagnosis and the sooner you get treatment.
The better the outcome.
A Chronic condition : can last for years or be lifelong
Avascular necrosis is associated with trauma to the bone or joint, clotting disorders,long-term steroid use and drinking too much alcohol.
It’s most common in people between the ages of 30 and 60 and often affects the hip.
Avascular Necrosis can happen in any bone but the most common are
Early stages of Avascular Necrosis may be symptom-free.
You may not even know you have it until you start to experience pain.
The affected joint may hurt when weight is put on it or even when lying down.
Treatment includes physical therapy, surgery, prp and or stem cell injections and medications.