Why I Am Thankful At Thanksgiving

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I spend a lot of time fighting the voice in my head that says you should be angry about what’s happened to your body and sometimes I can’t help but be envious of others who seemingly have their health and … Continue reading

How Many Orthopedic Doctors Does It Take Until One Cares About ON(AVN)

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If you are reading this site you are probably already very familiar with the feeling that no one cares about what’s wrong with you. Being frustrated comes along with the territory when you have a condition/disease that is not well … Continue reading

Enoxaparin Prevents Progression of Stages I and II in Primary Osteonecrosis of the Hip

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Following is a summary of a 2005 study conducted by the Cholesterol Center, Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati, OH; and the Department of Orthopaedics, Cincinnati, Veterans Administration Hospital, Cincinnati, OH. Authors include: Charles J. Glueck, MD, Richard A. Freiberg, MD, Luann Sieve, … Continue reading

Existing in a World that Feels Like it’s Not Designed for You

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I don’t usually write personal posts because I try to focus on making my site a place where ON/AVN sufferers can find information  There is so much more I have to add to my site and I feel like I haven’t achieved as … Continue reading

Genetic Thrombophilia Survey

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There is a lady I know who is a member of a Facebook group for clotting disorders, and she is currently working on research concerning genetic clotting disorders. My Osteonecrosis/Avascular Necrosis was caused by clotting disorders. If you know you … Continue reading

The Different Stages of Osteonecrosis (Avascular Necrosis)

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I’ve noticed, from reading the statistics of my site, that a lot of people are trying to find out information about the different stages of osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis). Most stages are based on ON(AVN) of the hips, as those are … Continue reading

Doctor specializing in the field of Adult Stem Cell Research for Osteonecrosis (Avascular Necrosis) patients

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I have been meaning to post about Dr.Thomas Einhorn for some while, and I intend on expanding on what stem cell surgery is, but for now here is Dr. Einhorn’s information and a link to his website: Thomas A. Einhorn, … Continue reading

Radiologists Make Mistakes When Reading Osteonecrosis (Avascular Necrosis)

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Although I am still disabled I was finally able to move back to San Francisco last week after having to live with my parents for nearly a year. I have now had to begin a new search for doctors all … Continue reading

Updated Blood Coagulation Work Up and Quest Codes from Dr. Glueck

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Under clotting disorders I have now posted a copy of the new coagulation work up Dr. Glueck recommends for Osteonecrosis (Avascular Necrosis) patients. The codes on his work up are for LabCorp, I have posted a copy of the same … Continue reading