What is Avascular Necrosis?

September 24, 2016

Avascular necrosis is the loss of bone tissue due in part to the lack of blood supply, Also called osteonecrosis, avascular can cause tiny breaks in the bone and the bone’s eventual collapse. The blood flow to a section of bone can be obstructed if the bone joint become dislocated or fractured. Avascular necrosis is related to the longer-term use of high-dose steroid medications and excessive alcohol intake. Anyone can be…

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Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

May 15, 2016

If you’re working on the computer and trying to ignore numbness or tingling your experience for months, there may be something wrong. You may start to feel a sharp piercing pain, which shoots through the wrist, and up the arm. This may be a sign of carpal tunnel syndrome, which is a painful and progressive condition that is called by compression of a key nerve in the wrist. Carpal Tunnel…

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