Hey everyone, I've just had a confirmation of AVN in both hips and was just referred to Dr. Allan Gross at Mt. Sinai in Toronto. I've been reading everything I can about the condition but I haven't found much on personal experiences. What I have found is that pre-bone collapse I'm probably a good candidate for femoral head decompression. History: Male 34, diagnosed with MS when I was 22 (stable/RMRS). I just finished radiation therapy for testicular cancer that had spread to the lymph nodes in my abdomen (Feb). The follow-up CT scan showed some lucent lesions in the femoral head and I was sent to have an MRI (last Friday). This morning my GP called and confirmed it is AVN in both hips. I don't have a copy of the actual report yet but the area in my left hip is 18mmx15mmx11mm and the right hip is a little smaller. Has anyone here had any experience with the decompression and what to expect for a realistic recovery? Do you think they would do both at the same time? Are there non-operative procedures with high success rates that I should be reading up on? I'm a carpenter and I'm active. I just did a ¼ marathon yesterday trying to get back into running after finishing the cancer thing. I was told this morning that I shouldn't run any more and take it easy and avoid any sudden impacts on the hips. Is this as risky as it sounds? I feel like I'm walking around with glass legs now.