Avascular necrosis (AVN) or Osteonecrosis is death of bone tissue that occurs when healthy stem cells in a bone die off or are too few in number to keep up with normal wear and tear. The single most common cause of osteonecrosis is the overuse of oral steroids. The use of oral steroids in high doses can stunt your body’s natural healing ability.
The combination of risky pain-management strategies and harmful steroid injections can temporarily manage pain, but if AVN occurs in your body, invasive joint replacement is highly likely.
During Stem Cell Recruitment Therapy, your physician will use precise image guidance to inject amniotic fluid into the damaged areas. The amniotic fluid will then begin to promote the body’s own healing process by using components found within the blood to help provide the support needed to prevent further damage to the bone.
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