It is the death or degeneration of the bone due to lack of blood supply.
Common causes include any kind of trauma to the affected bone, and constant use of corticosteroid drugs for some other medical conditions. Most affected age group is between 20 to 50, and commonly affected sites are hip, knee and shoulder joints. It is a progressive disease and have several stages. Initially patient may be asymptomatic. But as disease progresses patient starts experiencing pain which is constant and severe. In chronic cases total joint collapse may occur.
Ayush Ayurveda hospital has a vast experience in managing this condition. Our expert team has formulated a specialized treatment programmeto provide symptomatic relief and to arrest further progression of the disease.