Avascular necrosis

This condition, also called osteonecrosis, occurs due to lack of blood supply leading to the death of a bone tissue. This condition results in tiny breaks in the bone and leads to its collapse.

The condition if treated early there is high propability of retaining ones own natural head. The principles of treatment is to reduce the bone pressure to prevent progression of problem,promotion of new bone formation and consolidation to prevent collapse of bone.

Nowadays stem cells are added to the head to accelerate the healing process. After surgery, take assistance from a care giver for at least 2 weeks to look into your needs. Take care to avoid falls. Follow the doctor ?s advice on rehabilitation programmes that offer range of motion. Usage of aids like crutches is recommended for a few weeks as weight bearing is avoided on the affected side.