So You Have Just Been Diagnosed with Avascular Necrosis/Osteonecrosis Now What ?…

Day 26 WEGO Health Writers Monthly Challenge #HAWMC

I just wrote a  booklet  for this reason 

I will share some of it with you. 

Booklet Copyright 2016 Debla

Some AVN Lingo
THR Total Hip Replacement 

TKR  Total Knee Replacement 

AVN Avascular Necrosis 

ON Osteonecrosis 

ONJ Osteonecrosis Jaw

PT Physical Therapy 

OT Occupational Therapy 

AP Acute Pain

BRONJ Biphosphonate Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw

CP Chronic Pain

FH Femiral Head

MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging 

Multi focal Having AVN in several joints

Necrosis Death of living tissue 

SPONK Spontaneous Osteonecrosis of the knee

Chronic Illness and learning what it is, and how to be grateful in spite the pain.

This is the excerpt for your very first post.

Osteonecrosis,Chronicically Grateful,Food,Inflammation,Health

Weather Does Affect Your Pain

Weather and Bone  Pain

Pain is a daily burden that many of us carry around when you have a chronic illness

Often the weather plays a big factor on …

My AVN Rap App 😂 

I better stick to writing and advocating

7 thoughts on “So You Have Just Been Diagnosed with Avascular Necrosis/Osteonecrosis Now What ?…

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  1. Thanks for writing this up! I was diagnosed with Avascular Necrosis when I was 16. I’m curious to what treatments are available. All the doctors I’ve seen have said my AVN is too late to help 😦 However, I have tried Electrical stimulation. What have you tried?


      1. The weather can be a real pain! Hopefully your diet changes are helping reduce your pain and inflammation. I know that eating a lot of raw veggies is really hard on my Crohn’s disease so make sure to listen to your body and doctor’s advice 🙂 Wishing you nothing but the very best! 🙂


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