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  • Avascular Necrosis (AVN)The ball of the femur can occasionally lose its blood supply and, like a heart attack involving the heart muscle, the bone will die. This is called Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the femoral head (also known as osteonecrosis). Approximately 20,000 people are diagnosed with AVN of the hip each year.

    Learn more about Avascular Necrosis (AVN) here.

    Have you had or are you currently experiencing AVN? Tell the community about what has or has not worked for you below.

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