Living with Avascular Necrosis AVN
Like this intriguing dice triangle, it is often impossible to explain the pain from AVN to someone else.
Coming to terms with avascular necrosis AVN is very hard for sufferers and for those around them, both at home and at work.
It is most probable that it takes a long time to get diagnosed, possibly years, and the understanding that the process of AVN can take many years to develop to the point of joint collapse, we have to accept that AVN is with the sufferer for many years.
These pages are here to help, there will be more, please look back soon we are still very new.
Pain & pain management
It is impossible to explain the pain to someone, except they will sometimes see it in your face when the pain cuts through you, they will then have a better idea.
Here we try to explain the different pain levels involved with AVN and the pain management that needs to be in place.
Working with AVN
Today’s workplace still has a lot to learn about anyone with disabilities, here we explain some of the legal requirements any employer or employee should be aware of.
Taking care of your joints
When one joint is diagnosed there is always a chance that others will follow, we should do our best to look after all our joints, here are some ideas.
This might seem out of place but it is all too easy to slip into bad habits and allow the pounds to creep up, the excess weight just puts extra load on our weight-bearing joints.
There will be more, please look back soon, we are still very new.