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How do I manage my osteonecrosis on a daily basis?

You can manage the symptoms of osteonecrosis on a daily basis by using prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and bisphosphonate medications. You can also use gentle exercises on the joints to reduce stiffness and improve mobility. You should also ensure that you are getting plenty of rest.

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What causes osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis)?
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Avascular necrosis (or osteonecrosis) is defined as a lack of blood flow which causes tissue death. ...
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How does osteonecrosis affect the body?
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