Femur Head Avascular Necrosis

Femur Head Avascular Necrosis

  • Avascular Necrosis of Femur Head

Avascular Necrosis of Femur Head- Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the femoral head is a pathological process that results from interruption of blood supply of the bone. AVN of the hip is poorly understood, but this process is the final common pathway of traumatic and non traumatic.

Femoral head ischemia results in the death of narrow & osteocytes certain risk factors like high doses of corticosteroids and alcohol intake.


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The first symptom of AVN is pain when weight is placed on the hip. The pain can be felt in the growing area, buttock area, the down & the front of the thigh.

As the problem progresses the symptoms include development of a limp when walking & stiffness in the hip joint.

Treatment

How Ayurveda could hep in AVN of femur?

Ayurveda is an ancient science explains lots of drugs those increase vascularity of each & every part of bone like Swarn Makshik along with gold ash.

Ash of mercury along with Ashwagandha as per the guidance of an expert physician.

Reduced weight bearing

Range of motion exercise

Surgical

  1. Core Decompression - It is a surgical procedure removes the inner cylinder of the bone which reduces pressure with the bone
  2. Osteotomy - The treatment involves reshaping the bone to reduce stress & the affected area.
  3. Bone Graft - After decompression surgeon uses vascular graft.