Osteonecrosis of the Hip

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Hip osteonecrosis, also known as avascular necrosis or AVN of the hip, is a debilitating condition that disrupts the blood supply to the femoral head, leading to bone death and eventual collapse. This condition can cause severe pain and limit mobility, significantly impacting your quality of life. 

But fear not!

Advancements in regenerative medicine, particularly through stem cell activation, offer new hope for those suffering from hip osteonecrosis. By harnessing the body’s natural healing abilities, stem cell activation presents a promising alternative to traditional treatments, providing help with long-lasting relief and restoring mobility.

AVN of the hip is a progressive condition characterized by the death of bone tissue due to a lack of blood supply. The femoral head, which forms the ball of the hip bone ball-in-socket anatomy, is particularly susceptible to this condition. As the bone tissue dies and collapses, the protective cartilage covering the joint also deteriorates, leading to pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility.

Causes of Hip Osteonecrosis

Several factors can contribute to the development of hip osteonecrosis:

  • Trauma: Hip dislocations, fractures, and other injuries can damage blood vessels, disrupting the blood supply to the femoral head.
  • Chronic Steroid Use: Long-term use of corticosteroids can affect blood flow to the bone, increasing the risk of osteonecrosis.
  • Alcohol Abuse: Excessive alcohol consumption can lead to fatty deposits in blood vessels, reducing blood flow to the bone.
  • Medical Conditions: Certain diseases, such as sickle cell anemia and lupus, are associated with an increased risk of osteonecrosis.


The symptoms of hip osteonecrosis often develop gradually and may include:

  • Hip pain that worsens with activity and improves with rest
  • Limited range of motion in the hip joint
  • Difficulty bearing weight on the affected hip
  • Stiffness and swelling in the hip area

Stem Cells: Effective Treatment for Hip Osteonecrosis

Stem cell activation is a cutting-edge and helpful regenerative option that seeks to activate the body’s own stem cells to help promote healing and tissue regeneration. In the case of hip osteonecrosis, stem cell activation can target the damaged bone and cartilage, and assist with stimulating the growth of new, healthy tissue. This innovative biologically based alternative approach offers a potential alternative to traditional treatments, such as medication, physical therapy, and surgery.

The Award Winning Stem Cell Expert at Your Service

At ReCELLebrate, we specialize in providing personalized, comprehensive care for individuals with hip osteonecrosis. Led by the award-winning Dr. Jeff Gross, a leading stem cell expert in regenerative medicine, our team is dedicated to helping patients regain their mobility and improve their quality of life.

Through advanced stem cell activation biotechnology, we aim to address the root cause of hip osteonecrosis and provide help towards long-lasting relief for pain stemming from your hip bone anatomy. 

Hip osteonecrosis can have a significant impact on an individual’s life, but with the advancements in regenerative medicine, there is new hope for relief. Stem cell activation, under the guidance of a skilled stem cell expert, offers a promising alternative helpful benefit to traditional treatments, providing a path towards healing and restoration of mobility.

When you or a loved one struggles with hip osteonecrosis, contact us today to explore the helpful healing power of stem cell activation and other cell-based alternatives!